Patrick Ammiano

Obituary of Patrick D. Ammiano

Patrick D. Ammiano, 70, of Freehold Township passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune.  He was born and raised in Newark, NJ and lived in Chicago, IL and Jackson, NJ before settling here in 2018.  He looked forward to his weekly family dinners in downtown Freehold where he enjoyed a lemon drop martini.

Pat started his career at The Plaza where he was the assistant director of security for five years followed by ten years of employment in the hospitality industry in Chicago, IL returning back to NY with the Swissotel The Drake from 1996 to 2003.  The last eighteen years of his career Pat worked as the director of security with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in NYC until 2021.  In retirement Pat was a member of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home family where he worked as a funeral assistant.  He was also a former member and past president of the Chicago Security Directors Association and a Freehold Township County committeeman. 

Pat is survived by his wife, Deborah Ammiano of Freehold Township; sons, Michael Ammiano and Joseph Ammiano both of Freehold Township; daughter, Alexandra Giordano and her husband, Henry of Freehold Township; granddaughters, Gianna and Lilliana; grandson, Lorenzo; sister, Rosemary Valente of Toms River; brother, Anthony Ammiano and his wife, Maria of Freehold Township; niece, Kristen; and nephews, A.J. and Jerry. 

Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Friday, September 15, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 PM.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 10:30 AM Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township.  Interment will be private.   For those who desire, memorial contributions in Pat’s name may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306. For information, directions or to leave condolence messages, visit 


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2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 15, 2023
Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home
100 Elton-Adelphia Road
Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Co-Cathedral Of St. Robert Bellarmine
61 Georgia Road
Freehold, New Jersey, United States
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