NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Mildred M. Panetta Pflugfelder of Runnemede
Mr. Frank W. Acito, Sr. age 82, of West Deptford

Nicholas "Nick" Abate, Owner of Abate Real Estate, Movie Actor, Camden Catholic HS Alumnus

Nicholas--nick--abate-obituaryNick Abate, passed away at the age of 80, he was born in Camden, NJ.

He attended Camden Catholic High School, class of “53” and resided in Gloucester County since 1959.

Nick was the owner and broker of Abate Association Real Estate, he was also the former director of Gloucester County Board of Realtors. At that time he resided in Woodbury Heights, where he became chairman of zoning board and also chairman of Bicentennial Committee. He coached baseball and football for the town as well. When Nick retired from real estate he entered the world of entertainment, he was on T.V. many times doing commercials for Disney and Universal Studios, and many independent movies. His last movie was “Snipes”. He was offered to be in a segment of The Sopranos but because of his illness he had to decline. Nick was a member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Nick became a resident of West Deptford in 2002. He leaves behind his beloved wife Carol and four children, Carmen Abate, Sharon Ann Buskee (Allan), Kristen Marie Holdcraft, and Victoria Lynn Spatz. He also leaves behind four loving grandchildren Nicholas Buskee, Jennifer Abate, Megan Yarling and Christian Holdcraft.

Relatives and friends are invited to Nick’s Visitation on Friday from 10 AM – 11AM in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096. Nick’s Memorial Service will follow at 11AM. Interment private at the request of the family.