Thomas H. Paterniti was born on February 4, 1929, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and died on May 13, 2017.
He was an American dentist and Democratic Party politician.
Paterniti served as Mayor of Edison, New Jersey on two separate tenures and in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature, where he represented the 18th Legislative District.
Paterniti served four terms in the New Jersey General Assembly, from 1980 to 1988, followed by a single term in the New Jersey Senate, from 1988 to 1992.
Thomas H. Paterniti passed away at 88 years old.