Eugene George Stanek of Atlantic Highlands, NJ passed away at the age of 72 on
Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at home. He was born in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ to
the late George and Eleanor Stanek.
Gene was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He lived in Oceanport, NJ as a
child before moving to Atlantic Highlands as a teenager. He worked as a Chemist
for Cytec Industries for 37 years before retiring. Gene enjoyed gardening, cooking,
watching the Mets, and visiting National Parks, especially Yellowstone. Most of all,
he loved spending time with his granddaughters.
Gene is survived by his wife of 46 years Janet Stanek, his daughter Stacy and her
husband George Conway and his granddaughters Auden, Rylynn, and Fallan. He is
also survived by his brothers Eric Brooks (Tracey), Robert Brooks (Carol), his
sisters Barbara Janeczko and Linda Loring, his sister-in-laws Kathleen Brooks,
Phyllis Tull (Bill) and Kim Phillips (Ernie), as well as an extended family of nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Due to the current pandemic situation, a private family viewing and burial will be
taking place. Arrangements were entrusted to Posten-McGinley Funeral Home,
59 E. Lincoln Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the National Parks Foundation at
www.nationalparks.org or your favorite animal charity.
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