A memorial service was held Oct. 21 for Chester Figueroa, 89, who owned and operated Kozak Paints on Central Ave with his partner John Kozak for over 25 years. He passed away on Oct. 13. He was active in his community, coaching both Little League and Pop Warner football for many years. He also worked at the Naval Base in Bayonne. Chester bravely served his country in the army before earning his degree in finance from Rutgers University. The son of Raymond and Minnie Figueroa, he is survived by his daughter Stacey, sister Florence, niece and nephew Debra and Mark, great nephews John and Justin, their wives Kristen and Amanda and a great grandniece Jaclyn.
Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Jersey City.