John Giovatto John Giovatto, 92 of Elmwood Park died on April 7, 2017. Born in East Paterson, John was a lifelong Elmwood Park residence. He earned three doctorate degrees from New York University in Accounting, Special Education and Math. John taught in the Elmwood Park school system and also at Jersey City College and William Paterson University. In his later years he was involved in real estate. He is survived by his loving sister Joanne Sinisi of Forked River, NJ. Funeral services were private under the direction of Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, 274 Market Street, Elmwood Park, New Jersey.