Joseph Stevenson

Final Resting Place

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, New York, United States

Obituary

Joseph S. Stevenson, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the age of 84. Proudly he served our country as a United States Marine, with an honorable discharge in 1957, with the rank of Sergeant. For 37 years he worked for Grumman Aerospace Corporation in Bethpage. Joe was a devoted husband of Rita for 51 years. He was the adored father of seven children: Robert Stevenson, Barbara (Robert) Varrone, William (Lori) Forster, Catherine Caldwell, Chip Stevenson (deceased), Joseph (Elizabeth) Stevenson, and Colleen (John) Munro. He was the proud grandfather of eleven: William, Benjamin and Faith Forster, Anthony Varrone, Julianna, Daniel and Joseph Stevenson, Kimberly and Allison Caldwell, and John and Ryan Munro. He was also a proud great Grandfather of two: Wade and Chase Forster. Joe was the loving brother to his twin Robert (Fonda) Stevenson, Matilda Bendix, John Stevenson (deceased), Nora (Jack) Schlesier and Helen (John) Storm and brother in law to the late Teresa (Ronald, deceased) Edwards. He was also a loving Uncle to so many.

Obituary (continued)

Visitation will be at on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 1pm-3:30pm, leaving the immediate family time from 3:30pm to 4pm to be together. Unfortunately, we are asking all attendees to pay their respects quickly, as we only are allowed 25 people in the room, at one time due to CDC Guidelines. Face masks are required, social distancing of 6 feet is expected, as well as a possible temperature check at the door. If you are not able to attend because of social concerns we fully understand. We thank everyone in advance for your support during this difficult time. We understand that visitation may not be an option for everyone at this time; therefore we plan on doing a memorial service at a later date, when the CDC allows for larger gatherings. Joe’s final resting place with be on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Calverton National Cemetery. Unfortunately, at this time the cemetery is not allowing grave side services. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Toys for Tots.

In Lieu of Flowers

Donations can be made in Joseph's memory to: Marine Toys for Tots Online: https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/forms/simple/Default.aspx By Mail: https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/mail-in-donation.aspx

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Final Resting Place

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, New York, United States
11933

Obituary

Joseph S. Stevenson, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the age of 84. Proudly he served our country as a United States Marine, with an honorable discharge in 1957, with the rank of Sergeant. For 37 years he worked for Grumman Aerospace Corporation in Bethpage. Joe was a devoted husband of Rita for 51 years. He was the adored father of seven children: Robert Stevenson, Barbara (Robert) Varrone, William (Lori) Forster, Catherine Caldwell, Chip Stevenson (deceased), Joseph (Elizabeth) Stevenson, and Colleen (John) Munro. He was the proud grandfather of eleven: William, Benjamin and Faith Forster, Anthony Varrone, Julianna, Daniel and Joseph Stevenson, Kimberly and Allison Caldwell, and John and Ryan Munro. He was also a proud great Grandfather of two: Wade and Chase Forster. Joe was the loving brother to his twin Robert (Fonda) Stevenson, Matilda Bendix, John Stevenson (deceased), Nora (Jack) Schlesier and Helen (John) Storm and brother in law to the late Teresa (Ronald, deceased) Edwards. He was also a loving Uncle to so many.

Obituary (continued)

Visitation will be at on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 1pm-3:30pm, leaving the immediate family time from 3:30pm to 4pm to be together. Unfortunately, we are asking all attendees to pay their respects quickly, as we only are allowed 25 people in the room, at one time due to CDC Guidelines. Face masks are required, social distancing of 6 feet is expected, as well as a possible temperature check at the door. If you are not able to attend because of social concerns we fully understand. We thank everyone in advance for your support during this difficult time. We understand that visitation may not be an option for everyone at this time; therefore we plan on doing a memorial service at a later date, when the CDC allows for larger gatherings. Joe’s final resting place with be on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Calverton National Cemetery. Unfortunately, at this time the cemetery is not allowing grave side services. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Toys for Tots.

In Lieu of Flowers

Donations can be made in Joseph's memory to: Marine Toys for Tots Online: https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/forms/simple/Default.aspx By Mail: https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/mail-in-donation.aspx

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