Edward Anthony Oleksy
Edward Anthony Oleksy, Jr., age 73, of Hackettstown, NJ formerly of New Haven, Connecticut died Monday, February 10, 2020 at home. Edward was born October 3, 1946 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Edward Anthony Sr. and Mary (Balberchak) Oleksy.
He served in the National Guard from 1969 to 1975. Edward worked the majority of his 39 year career with Warner Lambert. He later retired as the Global Director of Fleet for Pfizer Corporation, Manhattan, NY. Ed had a love for cars and served on the Hackettstown Recreation Commission, Volunteered at Our Lady of the Mountain Church, enjoyed playing poker with family and friends, bowling, watching his favorite TV shows and playing golf.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Donna (Velardi) Oleksy, his cherished daughter, Bernadette Christensen and husband Robert, his loving sons, Edward A. Oleksy, III and wife Cristina, Michael Oleksy and wife Ana, eight grandchildren, Michael, Olivia, Bobby, Lena, Bradley, Nathan, Jacob and Derek, many nieces, nephews, cousins and his dog, Cody.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 am on Saturday, February 15 at Our Lady of the Mountain Church, 2 E. Springtown Rd, Long Valley, NJ with Father Javier officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery, Hackettstown.
Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2020 from 4-8 pm at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hackettstown First Aid & Rescue Squad, PO Box 201, Hackettstown, N.J. 07840 or to the Hackettstown/Mansfield PBA Local 369, 215 West Stiger Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 in memory of Ed.Read more