Joseph  Simko
Joseph Simko

July 13, 2017
Born in Hazleton, PA
Resided in Clark, NJ


Joseph Simko, 93, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Monday, July 17 at 8:30 am, thence to St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church, Rahway, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Sunday, from 4 - 8 pm, with a Service at 4:30 pm.

Mr. Simko was born in Hazleton, PA to John and Mary (Rilko) Simko. He lived in Rahway, prior to moving to Clark 49 years ago.

Mr. Simko was a Salesperson for Wm. Schoenberg, Inc. of Linden for 50 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and a frequent Volunteer at St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church. He was an avid fan of Notre Dame and the NY Yankees.

Mr. Simko is survived by his beloved wife, Julia (Kokinda) Simko; his devoted children, Ronald J. Simko and his wife Wendy and Patricia Sharwarko and her husband Mark; his cherished grandchildren, Jeffrey, Kristen, Victoria and Nicholas; his great grandchildren, Joseph, Emily, Abigail and James and his brother, Michael Simko.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Sunday, July 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Sunday, July 16, 2017
4:30 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church
1410 Church Street
Rahway, NJ US 07065
Monday, July 17, 2017
10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Monday, July 17, 2017
11:15 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959


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