Just heard from a friend of Steve's passing, I served with him aboard the USS Vancouver and spent many a night on watch with him. He's was always a funny and nice guy and I was glad to have known him.
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Steven and his friend. My husband served onboard the Vancouver about the same time.
Dear Santo, Madeline, Michael & Rosemarie, I am so sorry to hear about Stephen. I was shaken by the news. You have my deepest sympathy. I will always remember the fun we all had spending those few weeks in the summer together in Jersey and the time I came out to Brentwood for a visit. While i haven't seen Stephen in some time, the few times we spoke on the phone I could tell he grew up to be a very good and decent man. I will miss him very much. Cousin Charles.
Hey Steven, I was so sorry to hear what happened. It always added a little bit of excitement knowing you were coming around, and I'll miss that. We had a lot of good times together, and while that may be all you can really ask for, I wish there were more. I have my own "slice of baloney" now, and we could've compared them. See, you even made balding fun! Thank you for treating me like a member of the family, and thank you for your easy-going ways. I won't forget you, Steven. To Michael, young Steven, and the family in its entirety, hang in there, and I hope your grieving passes quickly. I wish you all the best.
To my favorite brother in law! I am heartbroken that you are gone. Your brother had many more trips planned and many more memories that should have been shared. It was way too soon to say good bye!
You always lit up a room with your smile. You brought so much joy and laughter to everyone you met. I will remember the fun times that we shared and the belly-laughing moments you created with the kids, and all of us. Your hilarious life stories will be re-told by many friends and family.
I look at the picture on the refrigerator every day! Your hands are up in the air giving the peace sign. You are grinning from ear to ear just loving life. I am deeply saddened that you are gone but I look at the picture and it makes me smile. I loved you for living life to the fullest. I know you would want us to do the same. You will be forever remembered and celebrated.