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Homer 'Steven' Marelia

October 10, 1932 - May 30, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Employment Counselor Supervisor


Service Date: June 1, 2018

In Lieu of Flowers: -

Obituaries » Homer 'Steven' Marelia

Homer ‘Steven’ Marelia residing in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. passed away peacefully on May 30, 2018 at the age of 85. Homer ‘Steven’ was born to John and Bertha Marelia on October 10, 1932.

He was known as Steven to many friends and family.

Steven grew up in East Orange NJ and graduated from East Orange High School. During his years growing up, he was in the Boy Scouts, played sports and was involved in the Little Theater Co. with some of his lifelong friends. He attended Upsala College before enlisting in the army. Steven was sent to Fort Dix. He traveled and was stationed in France until his discharge in 1956. He enjoyed France so much he became a French teacher for Rahway High School.

After a few years, he was offered a position for TWA Airlines and decided to change careers. Steven retired as an Employment Counselor Supervisor from the State of New York after 30 years.

He loved the outdoors and was an avid golfer and it showed through his willingness to teach others around him.

Steven‘s generosity was overwhelming at times and he was always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need.

Homer ‘Steven’ will be missed by so many friends and family.

He will be remembered for his charming personality, his kindness towards others, his love of classical movies and most of all his sense of humor.

Homer ‘Steven’ is survived by his companion of 40 years, Anna Sullo and her family: her sons: Ronald & Sonia Sullo and David Sullo; her daughter, Darlene & Joe Milone & grandchildren: Lisa Milone, Joe & Ellen Milone and Anthony Milone. He is also survived by his niece, Susan & Philip Demuro; his nephews, Steven & Dawn Lounsbery, Scott Lounsbery & Jeff King; & his great nieces & nephews: Jessica, Marissa, Philip and Steven.

Arrangements were private.