The Obit For Frank Ott

Francis J. Ott

Published In The Trenton Times on 3/17/2008.

Francis J. Ott, 91, passed away Saturday at Lawrenceville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lawrenceville. Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident. Mr. Ott was a plant policeman for General Motors in Ewing Township where he retired in 1977 after 28 years of service.

He was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School Class of 1934 and attended the University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Trenton Giants baseball team and various teams in the semi-pro league. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church and a member of its senior citizens club, Hamilton Elks, Yardley Country Club, and Knights of Columbus. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed dancing.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II.

He was son of the late Mathias and Eve Greeshopper Ott, husband of the late Charlotte A. Ott, father-in-law of the late Cheri Ott, and brother of the late Mathias Ott. He is survived by his wife Rita Larkin Ott of Yardville; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert F. Ott of Whiting, Francis J. and Maryanne C. Ott Jr. of Hamilton Township, Thomas W. and Deborah K. Ott of Pipersville, PA; one stepdaughter, Joyce Maraziti and her husband Salvatore of Manasquan; three stepsons, Michael J. Larkin and his wife Marie of Hamilton Township, Mark Larkin and his wife Christine of Manasquan, Peter H. Larkin and his wife Judith of Yardville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Harold Yaede of Hamilton Township; one sister-in-law, Beatrice Ott of Hamilton Township; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The funeral will be held 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 1863 Hamilton Ave. in Hamilton Township. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church in Yardville.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations in his memory may be made to Lawrenceville Nursing Home, 112 Franklin Corner Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 or to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 555 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, NJ 08620.