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Joseph A. Maroyka

August 1, 1942 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 74)

The Piano Brothers

Joseph A. Maroyka, of Union, N.J., passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Lyons Veterans Hospice, Basking Ridge.  He was formerly of the Bayway Section of Elizabeth before moving to Union seven years ago.  He graduated Thomas A. Edison Votech  High School in Elizabeth.  He enlisted in the Navy for four years and served aboard the “Avenge”.  He was stationed in Charleston, S.C., Jacksonville, Fla., Naples, Italy, and Athens, Greece.  Joe was employed by Gordons Gin, Linden, for many years and the laborers local, Elizabeth.  Joe enjoyed sports, especially Rutgers Football.  He coached baseball for the VFW teener league, Union, for five years.  He is a past member of American Legion Post 328, Clark.   Holidays, birthdays, and family get togethers were his favorite times where he would display his great sense of humor.  He was the loving brother of Agnes  Schultes of Linden and John Maroyka and his wife Eleanor of Union, and cherished Uncle of Donald, Christopher, Nicholas,  and Jonathan Schultes, Lt. Col. Eric Maroyka, Lt. Col. Brad Maroyka, Krista Stapleton, & Karen Pollock, as well as fifteen great nieces and nephews.  He will be missed by all. 

 

Visitation Friday 2-4 7-9PM  

  

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00AM  at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E St. George Ave, Linden NJ 07036 (908) 352-9190. Funeral Mass St. Hedwig R.C. Church, Elizabeth 11:00AM.  Interment will take place on Monday, May 8, at the Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, at 10:30AM   


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
May 5, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036

Visitation
Friday
May 5, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036

Funeral Mass
Saturday
May 6, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Hedwig's R.C. Church
600 Myrtle Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202


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