Obituary of Stefan Antonsson
Stefan Antonsson, 92, of Raleigh, NC and former longtime resident of Roselle Park, NJ peacefully passed away on August 26th at the University of North Carolina Rex Hospital.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral on Saturday August 31st at 10am at the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Ave., Elizabeth Interment Graceland Memorial Park Visiting Friday August 30th 2-4 and 7-9pm
Stefan was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1927. He worked for over 50 years for Military Sealift Command (and predecessor organizations), a civilian branch of the Department of Defense. Starting at the entry level position in the engine room, Stefan worked his way up to Chief Engineer and sailed all over the world.
Stefan is survived by his son Stefan and his wife Kerrin of Cincinnati, OH, his daughter Laura and her husband Henry Ziobro of Raleigh, NC, his son Ingvar Thor of Baltimore, MD and his daughter Gudrun Hanna of Roselle Park, NJ and grandchildren Stefan David, Andres, Elin, Matthew, Ella, Eyrun and Henry Thor. He was predeceased by his wife, Johanna Sigridur (Jonsdottir) Antonsson, his son Steve Antonsson, his parents Ingvar and Laura (Frammarsdottir) Antonsson, and his brother Ingvar Antonsson.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Casano Community Center (the Senior Center in Roselle Park, NJ) or the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library.