Stephen D. Wendt, age 68, of the Whiting section of Manchester Township passed peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Community Medical Center, Toms River with his family by his side. Born in Milwaukee, WI, he was a longtime Ocean County resident.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Wendt was employed by Pitt-Ohio for many years.
Predeceased by his parents Robert and Marie Wendt, his sister Kathleen, and his son-in-law Douglas Krause, he is survived by his wife, Martha Buono-Wendt; his children, Linda and Allan Hall, Anthony and Kim Holichork, Karen Holichork and Diane Krause; his siblings, Robert and Rosita Wendt, Richard and Linda Wendt, Joseph and Megan Wendt, and Irene and Tom Wilson; his beloved grandchildren, Michelle and Toni Hall, and Victoria, Samantha, Alexandra and AJ Holichork; his buddy Evan Krause; his grand-dog Finn; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Cremation was private. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering and service from 2-5 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Horizon Funeral and Cremation Services, 1329 Route 37 West, Toms River. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to a charity of your choice.
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My deepest sympathy to the entire family for your loss. As the days continue to pass, may our loving Father give the entire family sustenance and strength you need to continue cope with the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in your precious memories and love shared. May the words of 1 Peter 5:7 “while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you” bring the entire family comfort and strength. Please accept my sincere condolences.
My condolences on the passing of your Father Linda and your family may he rest in peace. God Bless
Martha, Karen, Anthony, Diane and family,
It was great knowing Steve for so many years. He truly was a kind hearted man and we'll always have wonderfully memories of him. Stay strong and cherish each memory! I'll be keeping your whole family in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️ Carin
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