Former Assemblyman Mikulak dies at 65

Stephen A. Mikulak, of Colonia died Monday, June 16th at the JFK Medical Center in Edison.  

He was 65.

Born in East Orange, he lived in Colonia since 1968. 

From Woodbridge, Mr. Mikulak served as a Republican NJ State Assemblyman, representing the 19th Legislative District from 1992 to 1996.  He then worked as the Executive Director of the Department of Transportation (NJDOT) until his retirement in 2009.

He was a parishioner of St. John Vianney RC Church in Colonia.  He was also a member of the Pope John Paul I Knights of Columbus Council #6571, the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks #2282, both in Colonia and the National Rifle Association.

Mr. Mikulak was an avid fan of the San Antonio Spurs and the Oakland Raiders.

He was predeceased by his parents, Stephen A. and Elizabeth C. Mikulak.

Surviving are his wife, Chary Lim Mikulak; sister, Carole Butler of Somerset; nephews, Scott (Joann) and Brett (Karen); and 2 great-nephews and 1 great-niece. 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 19th at 8:30 AM at the GOSSELIN FUNERAL HOME, 660 New Dover Road, Edison, followed by 9:30 AM Mass at St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia.  Burial to follow in St. Gertrude’s Cemetery, Colonia.  

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 18th from 5-9 PM at the funeral home.

Former Assemblyman Mikulak dies at 65