Stephen  Danatzko
Stephen Danatzko

August 30, 2017
Born in St. Clair, PA
Resided in Colonia, New Jersey


Stephen Danatzko, 84, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, September 2 at 9:30 am, thence to St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 5 - 9 pm.

Mr. Danatzko was born in St. Clair, PA to John and Helen Danatzko and raised in Pottsville, PA. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War stationed in Germany. He lived in Elizabeth, prior to moving to Colonia 49 years ago.

Mr. Danatzko was the Owner of S & D Gas Station in Elizabeth for over 20 years. He was a former Special Police Officer in Elizabeth. He was a member of the American Legion Post #328 in Clark and the Lake Island Rifle & Pistol Club of Carteret. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.

Mr. Danatzko is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Mary D. (Tavares) Danatzko and his devoted children, Linda Meyer and her husband John, David Danatzko and his wife Laura and Steve Danatzko, Jr. and his fiancé Dara Leikauskas; his 5 cherished grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and his brother, Mel Danatzko.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, September 1, 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John Vianney RC Church
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, September 2, 2017
10:30 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, September 2, 2017
11:30 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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