Eugene Potasznyk(1915 - 2014)

Eugene Potasznyk

AGE: 98 • Manchester

Eugene Potasznyk, 98, of Manchester, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J. Born in Czechoslovakia, he resided in Rohatyn, Ukraine as a small child before immigrating to the US from Germany in 1949. He lived in Maplewood for 20 years before moving to Manchester in 1987. He worked as an Electronic Technician for Westinghouse in Newark for 20 years before retiring in 1980. He was an avid vegetable gardener, enjoyed playing the piano and violin, and singing. He is predeceased by his wife, Wanda. Surviving are his son Edward of Manchester, daughter Christine Stanco of Toms River and two grandchildren, James and Renee Stanco. Visitation will be Tuesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Rd., in Manchester. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, at St. Stephen's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toms River with interment to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Toms River. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at


Funeral Home

Oliverie Funeral Home
2925 Ridgeway Road Manchester, NJ 08759
(732) 657-4900

Published in Asbury Park Press on July 6, 2014