Steven John Zukoski

Steven John Zukoski, 100 years of age, a long-time resident of Blairstown, NJ, passed away on January 12, 2022, in Newton, NJ. He was born in Newark, NJ on December 26, 1921, to the late George and Agnes (Korzeniowski) Zukoski. He had been a heavy equipment operator in the1950’s for Operating Engineers Local 825 retiring in 1984 and ran a crane dumping concrete on the lower level of the GW Bridge. He is remembered by his family as a very kind, amazing and thoughtful person to everyone. When he was younger, he lived in Great Meadows, where he helped his family farm vegetables. An excellent carpenter who loved to fix everything. He also hand cafted hundreds of items out of silverware. He loved his family and friends and at everyone’s birthday he would sing in Polish to them, “Bless you to live to 100 years old,” and he did live to be 100. The Lord has a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed. He enjoyed gardening and farming, feeding beef cows. He was greatly loved and will be missed.

 

He is survived by four sons, George Zukoski wife Jan, Michael Zukoski wife Sue, Thomas Zukoski wife Liz, John Zukoski, a daughter Elaine Gordman-Bedo, husband Mike, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Josephine in 2017, two sisters and a brother.

 

Visitation is private and entrusted to Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825 with interment following at Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows, NJ.