Salvatore Scarlato, 86 of Lavallette, passed away July 8, 2018. He was born in Elizabeth, NJ and lived in Union, NJ before moving to Lavallette 16 years ago. He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army. He was a Welder with Schering Plough in Union, NJ for many years. He was a parishioner of St Pio of Pietrelcina in Lavallete, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a life member and active member of the Knights of Columbus in Union, NJ. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Louise (Castleton), his four beloved children Deborah Fabiano of Venice, FL, Karen Sandy of Lavallette, NJ, Linda Taras of Long Valley, NJ, and Gregory Scarlato of Howell, NJ, two brothers Anthony “Tony” Scarlato of Elizabeth, NJ and Philip Scarlata of Cranford, NJ, two sisters Jeanette Scarlata of Ewing, NJ and Phyllis D’Anna of Clark, NJ, 9 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. The family will receive relatives and friends at 9am to 9:30am on Wednesday July 11, 2018 at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 706 Grand Central Ave., Lavallette, NJ 08735. A mass of Christian Burial will follow to St Pio of Pietrelcina, Lavallette, NJ at 10am. Burial will follow to St Joseph’s Cemetery, Toms River, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lavallette First Aid Squad. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.