Steven Jay Wallerstein, age 73, of Elizabeth, NJ passed peacefully on Saturday April 20, surrounded by his loving family.
Steven was born in Newark NJ to Fran and Earl Wallerstein. He was raised in Newark and later resided in Irvington, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ. He attended the Elementary Chancellor Avenue School and Weequahic High School and earned a BA degree from Bloomfield College. Steven was a proud and devoted veteran of the U.S. Army serving from1965 to 1971 in the Army Security Agency in Germany.
Steven worked for various companies such as Wallace and Tiernan, Hertz Corporation, AMC and Subaru of America in Cherry Hill, NJ where he was a Fleet Manager. He was a proud member of the Weequahic Alumni Association, the Veterans Administration and The American Legion.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Daria Marie, his loving daughter, Leah Marie, his cousins Mona and Marty Passner, his uncle, Sheldon Wallerstein and his wife Loretta, his godson, Scott Passner and his wife Beth, his nephews, Matthew and Brian and his goddaughter, Rachel Love and many loving family, friends and co-workers. He is predeceased by his parents, Fran and Earl Wallerstein, his brother, Stewart Wallerstein and his aunt, Shirley Rosenberger.
A graveside services is scheduled for Wednesday April 24 , 2019 at 1:00 pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Iselin, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, P.O. Box 368 Woodland Hills, CA 91365.