Baratta, James R., age 84, of Hawthorne, on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Born in Paterson, James had been a Hawthorne resident for most of his life. He owned and worked as a mechanic at the Community Service Station in Hawthorne. In his spare time, James loved to play golf.
James R. Baratta was the beloved father of the late James Baratta (2019) and his wife, Carmen Baratta, and Jayne Kapner and her husband Richard of Montclair. Loving grandfather of Victoria Baratta, James Baratta, and Jack Giordano. Brother of the late Nicholas Baratta (2017) and Carmela Walls and her husband Steven. All services will be private to the immediate family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.