In Memory of
Joseph John Slovensky Jr.
January 2, 2020
Joseph John Slovensky Jr. of Dayton passed away
peacefully at home in the arms of his loving wife on
Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Joseph was born in Bronx, NY, lived in Ridgewood,
Queens, and moved to Dayton thirty-five years ago. He
was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan. He worked
as a police officer and detective for the Port Authority
of New York and New Jersey and was also part of the
Hostage Negotiating Team. He was the Director of
Security for the New York Board of Trade and was present
during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. He
was an Assistant Scout Master for Troup 10 of Monmouth
Junction. He served in the United States Navy during the
Korean War. Joseph was a proud grandfather, a devout
catholic, and enjoyed traveling on cruise ships with his
wife seventeen times.
Predeceased by his parents Joseph John Sr. and Susie (Hanatick)
Slovensky; he is survived by his wife Christine (Tumasonis)
Slovensky; his three sons Matthew, Kevin, and Brian; and
Visitation will be on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 2-4
and 7-9 PM at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road
at New Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
Funeral will begin at 9 AM on Friday, January 10, 2020
at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10 AM at St. Cecilia’s Church, 10 Kingston
Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852. Entombment will
follow in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St.
Cecilia’s Church, 10 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction,
MJ Murphy Funeral Home
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852