August “Mickey” Van Pelt

Date of Birth: May 23, 1925 Date of Death: February 1, 2017

August “Mickey” Van Pelt, age 91, passed away on February 1, 2017. He is the beloved Husband of Maria (nee Adinolfi) for over 42 years. Loving Step Father of Rosemarie Wilbur, her husband Kay, and the late Antoinette Dockweiler. Cherished Grandfather of Daniel, David, Brian, and Claudine. Beloved Great Grandfather of 5 wonderful children. Dear Brother of the late Robert. He was also a caring uncle to Sharon, Denise, Bobby, and Jeffrey.
August was born in Staten Island, NY on May 23, 1925. He was a World War II Naval veteran and a member of the American Legion – Merrill Post #1368. Upon his discharge from the service he became a driver for Coastal Dry Dock. After retiring as a driver he worked at the College of Staten Island for 11 years. He was an avid fan of the New York Jets and the New York Mets. He was a man of a few words with a heart of gold.
Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Saturday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass will be in St. Sylvester’s RC Church at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit on Friday from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM.
The family is accepting flowers and/or donations to St. Sylvester’s RC Church.


Friday, February 3rd
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM


Saturday, February 4th
10:00 AM

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