Nicholas M. Pallotta, Jr.

Otter Lake- Nicholas M. “Nick” Pallotta, Jr., 68, of State Rt. 28, husband of Kathleen, passed away on Wednesday, August 07, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Utica, after a brief illness. 


          Affectionately known as “Nick,” he was born in Englewood, New Jersey, on June 14, 1951, a son of Nicholas M. and Louise Ascione Pallotta, Sr.  He grew up in Palisades Park, New Jersey, where he graduated from high school.  Thereafter for thirty years, Mr. Pallotta was employed as a truck driver for the Town of Palisades Park, New Jersey. 


          In 1990, he and his wife, Kathleen, purchased the former Perry’s Store on State Rt. 28, in Otter Lake, changing the name of the business to Adirondack Grocery, which they were operating at the present time.  After retiring from truck driving in 2000, Mr. Pallotta relocated permanently to Otter Lake.   


          Nick greatly enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling and he was an avid NY Yankee Baseball fan.  Nick will be fondly remembered for being a jovial person who loved interacting with people. 


          In addition to his wife, Kathleen, Nick is survived by one brother, Michael Pallotta, Constableville; two nephews, Jason and Michael Pallotta; one aunt, Frances Parker, Dumont, NJ and by many cousins.  He was predeceased by his father, Nicholas, in 2010, his mother, Louise, in 2007, a nephew, Jamie, in 2010 and by a sister in law, Wendy Pallotta, in 2018. 


          Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation hours on Friday, August 9, from 4-7 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville.


          A Prayer Service will be Monday at 9:00 A.M. at Hunt Stellato Funeral Home, 1601 Palisades Ave. Ft. Lee, NJ, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. at St. Nicholas R.C. Church, Palisades Park, NJ.  Visitation hours at Hunt Stellato Funeral Home are Sunday 2-6 P.M. 


          Interment will be on Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Woodgate Cemetery, State Rt. 28, Woodgate, NY. 


          Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.