Steven Wesley Tollesen

October 10, 1955 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 64)


Steven W. Tollesen, 64, of South Amboy, passed away on July 9, 2020 after a brief illness. Steven was born in Brooklyn, NY to Thorvald and Catherine (Welsh) Tollesen and later raised in Staten Island, New York.  He often enjoyed visiting and reminiscing there.  He was a lover of animals and of the outdoors.  Inasmuch, he enjoyed many days hiking and also at the Jersey shore. Steve was an avid dancer having spent his youth during the disco era.  He also enjoyed history particularly that involving the military.  
Steven honorably served our country in the US Army.  He was retired most recently from NJ Transit following a career within the food service industry.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Steven is survived by his 3 three loving sisters; Diane Steinman and husband, Stuart of Manalapan, Karen Bethavas and husband, Steven of Parlin and Christina Madura and husband, James of Hillsboro, OR, nieces;  Ashley Steinman, Kirstin Rogers and her husband, Steven, nephews; Joshua Steinman and Nicholas Bethavas, great-niece; Catherine Rogers, aunts and uncle and friends.
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