SPOTSWOOD - JOSEPH R. IKO passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Reformed Church Home, Old Bridge. He was 82.
Born in New Brunswick, he resided there before moving to Spotswood 80 years ago.
Joseph was an Electrical Tester with Triangle PWC, New Brunswick, where he worked for 23 years. He retired from N.J. Steel in Sayreville in 2004, after working for 21 years.
Joseph was a Spotswood crossing guard for 12 years. He loved gardening, and was a loyal fan of the NY Giants.
He was predeceased by his brother Eugene Iko in 2009, and his sister Loretta Williamson in 1995.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Patricia (Leonard) Iko; two sons, Joseph Iko, and his wife, Laurie, of South River, and Bryan Iko, of Spotswood; brother, William Iko, of East Brunswick; two sisters, Mary Iko Phillip, of Tennessee, and Karen Iko Smith of East Brunswick; three grandchildren, Joseph, Christine, and Katherine; many nieces and nephews, and a loving cat, Nemo.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 10:00 AM, at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ. Interment will follow at Spotswood Reformed Church Cemetery, Spotswood.
Friends and family may visit on Wednesday, May 15th, from 2-4 pm and 7-9pm, at the funeral home. For directions, please visit our "Services" page.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Associated Humane Popcorn Park 200, 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731 (www.ahscares.org).
Someone has supported the family by purchasing them flowers or gifts from the Healing Registry.
Buy Gift Now
Love you Uncle Joe, so sorry time has gotten away from me, I’ve been taking care of Jean and Joan, who are up there too, R.I.P. Uncle joe give my love to mommy, and my sisters, love you dearly 💙 Kathy
Dear Aunt Pat, I’m so sorry, I love you both, time truly gotten away from me, I love you Uncle Joe, R.I.P. and tell mommy I love her, , say hi to , jean and Joan, I’ve been taking care of.. they are up there to.. love Kathy ..
To Bryan and the entire Iko Family, I am deeply saddened, My Condolences to you. John Warden and Family,
to Joe Iko and family,
My condolences on the passing of you loved one.
Don Almasy, Chief M.C.S , reitred
Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this time.
This is the hardest time in my life knowing that going forward you will not be here. Rest in peace and watch over all of us. Until we meet again.
Awww Dear Uncle😘
I received a call from Aunt Pat telling me you are no longer with us. Please know I will miss you and I love you. I can remember back in the days how you and Aunt Pat were always there for me. I thank you for being my
#1 Godfather hugs to you in Heaven
RIP my dear Godfather give daddy Kathy gram n Fritz my love
Jean Ellen (Steadman) Bailey
Show your love and support by purchasing flowers for the family