86, passed away at home on October 8, 2017. He was born in Bayonne where he resided his entire life. John was a fabricator for the Western Electric Company of Kearny for 35 years before his retirement. He was a member of the Western Electric Pioneers of America. John was predeceased by his companion Michalina Kwiatkowsky and his siblings Andrew Gmitro and Ann Stanko. Uncle of Mitch and Char Stanko, Gregg Stanko, John and Marie Stanko, Ron Stanko, Andrew Gmitro, Barbara Powasnik, Judy Sintin and Storm and Theresa Destro. Also survived by 8 grand nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements by S. FRYCZYNSKI & SON Funeral Home, 32-34 E. 22nd St.