Arthur Astone age 85 passed Sunday at home. Born in Brooklyn he resided in Towaco before moving to Lincoln Park 50 yrs. ago. Art was an installer for N.J. Bell / ATT from 1955 retiring in 1993. Having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War he was very active in American Legion Post # 279 , Lincoln Park serving as commander in 1970 and 1995. Pre-deceased by parents Genevieve and Arthur Astone , son Andrew Stessel , brother Leonard Astone and stepfather Philip Schneider. Survivors include his wife Ruth , daughter Nancy Rinaldi and husband Mike , son John Stessel and wife Annie , sister Bonnie O'Connor , brother Philip Schneider , daughter-in-law Debbie Stessel grandchildren Jennifer , John and Samantha Stessel . Visitation at Keri Memorial Home , 125 Main St., Lincoln Pk. is Thursday , Apr. 12 at 2 - 4 & 7 - 9pm followed by private cremation Friday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Lincoln Pk. American Legion Post #279 would be greatly appreciated.