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Stephen M. Macko


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Stephen M. Macko Obituary
OGDENSBURG --Stephen M. Macko, 92, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at his home in Ogdensburg surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Macko, son of the late Martin and Maria (Gaba) Macko, was born in Czechoslovakia on Aug. 14, 1925. He came to the United States at the age of 10 and had been a longtime resident of Ogdensburg.

Mr. Macko was a United States Navy World War II veteran, having served on the USS South Dakota from 1943 to 1946. Following World War II, Mr. Macko graduated from David Rankin Technical College in St. Louis, Mo., and began working as a carpenter. He later retired from Schering-Plough in Lafayette, where he was a treatment plant and utilities operator from 1971-1988

Mr. Macko was a parishioner and member of the Holy Name Society at St. Thomas of Aquin R.C. Church in Ogdensburg as well as a member of Lt. Robert A. Madden VFW Post 10152, also of Ogdensburg.

Mr. Macko was predeceased by his parents; brother, John Macko; sister; Agatha Varga; and granddaughter, Michele Ando. He is survived by his wife of

66 years, Eleanor (Dunn) Macko; children; Carol Ando and her husband, Jim, of Ogdensburg, and William Macko and June Robbins, of Lafayette; grandchildren, Patricia (Ed) Muldoon, James (Jeanette) Ando, Jennifer Ando and Brittany Macko; great-grandchildren, EJ and Megan Muldoon, and Abigail, Alexa and Madeline Ando.

The family would like to thank the Compassionate Care Hospice for their caring service.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. from F. John Ramsey Funeral Home,

1 Main St., Franklin, to St. Thomas of Aquin R.C. Church, Ogdensburg, for a

10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. VFW services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ogdensburg First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 111, Ogdensburg, NJ 07439, or to Ogdensburg Fire Department, P.O. Box 215, Ogdensburg, NJ 07439. For online condolences and directions, please see www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Aug. 12, 2018
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