Jeffrey Lee Lockshin, 64, of Belleville, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018. Jeffrey was born in Paterson, on March 23, 1953. He grew up in Verona, NJ and graduated from Verona High School in 1971, and Bloomfield College in 1975 with a B.S. in Business. He spent his early career as the creator and owner of King Tool and Fastener in Bloomfield, NJ, and the remainder of his career in Sales for Fastener Solutions in Garfield.
He was an avid golfer, competing at the local level, and was a certified professional golf instructor. He was a man with many hobbies and interests. He was a passionate fan of the New York Giants football team, a Civil War buff, and he had a love of creative writing. In his earlier days, he was a painter and a musician.
Jeffrey will be remembered for his smile and hearty laugh, amazing sense of humor, and faith in God. He loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by them and all who knew and loved him.
May he rest in peace and may his memory be a blessing.
Jeffrey is survived by his wife Deborah, children Joseph and his wife Amy, Sarah Sullivan and her husband Patrick, Anna Arlen and her husband Michael, Deborah Lockshin, Philip Alfaro, Christina Killian, Ronya Dones and her husband Michael, sisters Eileen Caruso, her husband Dominic, and their son Justin, Stephanie Lockshin and her husband Mark Kovaleski, their son Ryan, grandchildren Mason and Trinity Alfaro, Ariella Sullivan, Nathan Lockshin, Liora and Daniel Benjamin, and Jayda Dones. He was predeceased by his parents Herb and Gloria.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jeffrey may be made to: the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews at www,ifcj.org.
Visitation will be Thursday 4-7:30pm with a service at 7:30pm. A second visitation will be Friday 9:30-10:30 am followed by an 11am interment in King Solomon Cemetery, Clifton.