Edward S. Bukofsky
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AGE: 87 • Woodbridge
Edward Stanley Bukofsky, 87, of Woodbridge, died Sunday, August 12, 2012 at his home.
Born and raised in Linden, Ed settled in Woodbridge in the early 1950's. As a teen, he was a member of the Sea-Scouts prior to enlisting in the US Navy where, he served as a Petty Officer 2nd class working as an aviation machinist's mate during WWII. He retired as the General Manager of the former Airtron Corp. of Morris Plains after 52 years of service, beginning as a machinist with the company. Ed was an avid fan of the NY Giants and he enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, boating and his trips to Atlantic City. He was also active in the Woodbridge Seniors and had served on the Woodbridge Mayor's advisory committee for many years. Ed especially enjoyed spending time with his grandsons and encouraging them in their various activities.
Predeceased by his wife Irene R. Bukofsky in November 2000, Ed is survived by his sons, Kevin Bukofsky of Woodbridge and Brian Bukofsky and his wife Angela, of Avenel; his sister Mildred Scheuer of Toms River; his grandsons, Shawn and Christopher Bukofsky, and; his nieces and nephew.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 AM, Thursday, from CHUBENKO FUNERAL HOME, 625 Port Reading Avenue, Port Reading, followed by a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial from St. James Church, Woodbridge. Entombment will be in St. James Cemetery, Woodbridge. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Spotswood Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Spotswood.
In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Ed's memory may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or online at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org.
To send flowers, a sympathy card or an email note of condolence to the family, please visit www.spotswoodfuneralhome.com.
Spotswood Funeral Home - Spotswood
475 Main Street Spotswood, NJ 08884
Published in Home News Tribune on Aug. 14, 2012