Ernest Schlatter

Ernest E. Schlatter

Sunday April 17, 1927 - Saturday April 25, 2020
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Schlatter, Ernest E., 93, of Absecon, passed away April 25, 2020. Ernest was a research meteorologist with the US Weather Bureau and the Federal Aviation Administration. He was a 1955 graduate of New York University with a degree in Meteorology. He has lived in Absecon since 1958, a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, The Absecon JC’s, the American Meteorological Society and the Pleasantville Yacht Club. His favorite activities were fishing and camping.
Born in Buffalo, NY, Mr. Schlatter was a former Eagle Scout and past Cub-Master of Absecon Cub Pack 42. He was a WWII and Korean War Veteran, having served six years in the US Navy. In 1988 he was voted The Most Distinguished Employee at the FAA Technical Center. He retired in 1989 after 40 years of government service.

Predeceased by his wife, Gladys in 1993, he is survived by his four sons, Michael (Debbie), Steven (Dezna), James and Brian (Sharon); his grandchildren, Matthew, Andrea, Kyle, Stephen, David, Brendan and Dylan; and his great-grandchildren, Leeson, Aurelia,Evanlea

A private graveside service will be conducted at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing with immediate family present. Due to the Covid-19 situation and out of concern for safety of family and friends, a memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Cancer Society, For online condolences, please visit
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    Holy Cross Cemetery
    5061 Harding Highway
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
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Posted at 05:17pm
Thinking of all of you, remembering so many family trips and vacations...

Gene Schlatter

Posted at 12:18pm
With loving memories of "Ernest Schlatter"
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John O'Dea

Posted at 09:49am
We will certainly miss Ernie and fondly remember his devotion to his family and his wonderful sense of humor.

Bill Brooks

Posted at 06:55pm
Thoughts are prayers for you and your family!
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Nancy P Grace

Posted at 07:13pm
We are thinking of you during these difficult times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Always enjoyed time spent with Earnie but especially enjoyed spending Christmas Day with him at Steve and Dezna’s. Nancy and Steve Grace


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