Stephen Timko

Obituary of Stephen A. Timko

Stephen A. Timko, 38, of Lawrence, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, February 7, 2021.


Born in Freehold, Steve was a lifelong resident of Millstone Township before moving to Lawrence in 2008.  He was a graduate of Allentown High School, Class of 2001.  Following graduation, he attended Mercer County Community College where he earned his associate degree in Criminal Justice.  For the past 9 years, Steve was employed with Musco Lighting as a Lighting Technician where he was proud to install the lighting on the Washington Monument, the Statue of Liberty, City Field, and numerous other stadiums in the Northeast. 


In his spare time, Steve loved to be with his family and friends, playing with the kids, visiting parks and just being involved in every aspect of his family’s life.  He was passionate about life and adored his family and friends.  He enjoyed traveling to the Smokey Mountains where he enjoyed the outdoors and the beauty of the mountains.  Above all else, Steve adored his family and cherished every moment he spent with them, especially his children.  He was a devoted husband, father, son and brother and dear friend who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.         


Predeceased by his uncle, Timothy J. Timko; he is survived by his wife, Emilee J. (Martin) Timko of Lawrence; his two sons, Gage and Shane Timko, and his stepson and stepdaughter, Christopher and Olivia Gray, all at home; his parents, Stephen G., Sr. and Renee Timko of Millstone; his brother, Mark Timko of Millstone Township; his former wife, Jennie Maines of Morrisville, PA; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and loving friends.


Funeral services will be private. 


Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 12, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel, 136 Morrison Avenue, Hightstown, NJ 08520. 


Interment will be held privately at East Windsor Cemetery, East Windsor, NJ. 


Due to funeral restrictions, the staff of Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel respectfully requests all funeral attendees please wear a face covering of some kind during all services for Steve. We appreciate your cooperation and thank you.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Steve’s memory to Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County via




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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, February 12, 2021
Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel
136 Morrison Avenue
Highstown, New Jersey, United States
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