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Matthew Aladits
Matthew Aladits

Matthew ‘Max’ Aladits, 87, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was born March 29, 1929, in Romania to the late Julius and Anna Aladits.

Max immigrated to the U.S. in 1946 and settled in Bronx, N.Y. He honorably served  in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Max was best known for his quick wit, jovial nature and love of a good joke. He cared deeply about his family and friends and corresponded with them all over the world.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa ‘Terri’ Redling Aladits; and son, Steve Aladits.

Survivors include his son, James Aladits (Linda); granddaughters, Dawn, Corinne, Tawny and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Dahlia, Christian, Isabella, Tatiana, Zachary and Scarlett; niece, Hildegarde (Nick); nephew, P.J. Milianta; sisters-in-law, Mary Kalapos, Angela Altmann (Nick) and Kati Fodi; numerous nieces and nephews and their families; and special ‘family’ and friends, Debby, Mike, Lisa, Michael, Maria, Ava and Lily Sorg.

Max’s smile and laugh will be greatly missed.

His family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Lance Lewis, his nurse, Nita, and the wonderful waitresses and owners of Ruth’s Kitchen and Jimbo’s Restaurant. You made his days much brighter.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 16, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Bronx, N.Y. His ashes will be placed with Terri’s at St. Raymond’s Cemetery following the Mass.

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