Steven Paul Erskine, 59, originally from Fords, passed away on October 25, 2018 at his home in San Jose, CA.
Steven was born on February 7, 1959 in Perth Amboy, to parents William C. (Bill) Erskine and the late Frances A. Erskine. He retired after a 21 year career with Lockheed Martin as a Software Engineer Senior Manager and 10 years with IBM. Steven had over 30 years’ experience designing, developing and maintaining complex Satellite Command & Control systems for the U.S. Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) and other government organizations at the Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale, CA and Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO. He was also a corporate college recruiting representative at UC San Diego and UC Davis.
He graduated St. Joseph’s High School, Metuchen, and Rutgers University Cook College.
Steven is survived by his father William; siblings Bill and his partner Linda, Dennis and his wife Mary Ann and David and his wife Jan; nephews Eric, Sean, Bryan, Chris Cooper, niece Stacey Mullen and beloved friend Barbara Urban.
A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, November 16, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Route 27), Metuchen(Costello-runyon.com)