His Life

Menotti John Aristone, Sr., 71, of Shamong, NJ passed away on February 26, 2013, peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones.

Menotti was born at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ on February 19, 1942. He graduated from Camden Catholic High School and continued on to become a world renowned jockey.

Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, whom he adored. Married to Jeannie Marshall “Jeanie Marr” on February 21, 1966. Devoted father to Menotti Jr. and wife Teresa, Marlon and wife Agar, Melanie Jeanie, Marcellinus and wife Tisha. Loving Pop-Pop to Menotti III, Antonio, Miranda, Giavanna, Marcellinus II, Marcus, Malia, Zandros, Maxximus and Milan. Beloved brother of Roland Jr. and wife Roseann, Lynne, Philip and wife Sandy, Dennis and wife Ann and Celeste. Brother-in-law to Barbara Rogers. Also many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Menotti is proceeded in death by his parents Roland and Carmella Aristone of Merchantville.

Racing for over 27 years, most noted riding Bombay Duck in 1975 Kentucky Derby. He enjoyed spending time with his family and fishing with the guys. Active in the church, his community and many charities. All who knew him will remember his generosity and love of life, family, friends and horses.

A Mass to celebrate his life will be held 12 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua, 285 Rt. 206, Hammonton, NJ. A private interment will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital . The family members would like to thank everyone for keeping Menotti in their prayers.