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In Memory

Jack D'Ambrosi - Class of 1974

Jack D'Ambosio

Jack D'Ambrosio, Paramus High School Class of 1974, on September 11, 2001

May 25, 1956 - September 11, 2001.


 

Hooking the Big One
"Fishing, fishing, fishing."

That was what Karen D'Ambrosi said her husband, Jack, liked to do most when he wasn't at work, or helping out at church, or coaching one of his two daughters in soccer or basketball. Luckily, he had a friend with a lake on his property a few miles away from the couple's Woodcliff Lake, N.J., home, so almost every weekend, from April to October, he would cast a line. His best catch came this past summer, a beautiful 32- pound striped bass. ("Or was it 32 inches?" Karen wondered. "I don't know. It was big.") She even has a picture of him with it.

"He would come back from fishing trips loaded with bags and bags of fish and fish fillets," she remembered, laughing, "And he would just give it away, up and down our street. So everywhere we'd go, all over town, there would be people thanking him for the fish, you know, saying, 'We just had a barbecue, Jack, it was great.' "

More information from daughter, Jacqueline, found here.
10 years after 9/11, a daughter lives by her father's lessons - nj.com
 

 
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03/15/11 10:09 AM #1    

Dean D'Ambrosi (1987)

Jack was killed September 11, 2001 in Tower One of the World Trade Center. We have a foundation in Jack's name that helps kids who have lost one or more of their parents as well as kids in need of some financial help. To date we have raised over $100,000 for the foundation. We have a golf outing every September in northern NJ so please let me know if you woulf like to attend the outing or support the foundation.  We are also looking to start a scholordhip at PHS in Jack's name.

Thanks, Dean D'Ambrosi


08/15/11 07:50 AM #2    

Dean D'Ambrosi (1987)

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Monday, October 17, 2011 · 10:00am - 1:00pm

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The 10th Annual Jack L. D'Ambrosi Jr. Memorial Golf Outing will be help October 17, 2011 at the Paramus Golf Course. The day includes an 11:00am Shotgun Start, Lunch, Golf, Driving Range, Open Bar all day, Dinner, raffles and prizes. The cost is $150 per golfer or $500 per foursome ($125/golfer). We also have great sponsorship opportunities available. Visit http://sites.google.com/si?te/jldmemorialfund/ to download the registration form.

The JLD Fund supports children that have lost one or both of their parents as well as kids that have suffered a tragedy and need help. To date we have distributed over $100,000 to help kids. We are also in the process of establishing a scholarship at Paramus High School in Jack's name.

Come out for a great day of fall golf and you'll see a lot of your old freinds and classmates. Thank you and we hope to see you on October 17th!

09/11/15 11:43 AM #3    

Marcia Pelka (1968)

Eternal be his memory.


09/11/16 11:49 PM #4    

Garry Ellis (McGrath) (1974)

To a man with a beautiful heart and soul and loved by all....On this 15 year  Anniversary you are still in the thoughts and minds of many.  May you be  at peace in  God's  Loving arms.


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