Steven was an incredible father and a devoted husband. He lived a life filled with love, and he shared that love with everyone he came into contact with.
A veteran New York City firefighter, Steven was born in the Bronx and raised in Queens; he joined the FDNY in 1989. He worked as a firefighter in Engine 71/Ladder 55 in the South Bronx. Once promoted, Steven was assigned to Engine 307/Ladder 154 in Jackson Heights, Queens. He also spent time working at the Fire Academy and the Fire Safety Education Unit.
Steven enjoyed sports and was a talented athlete. He spent many years playing softball, football, and hockey. Steven’s love for his FDNY family was surpassed only by his love for his wife and children. A doting father, he was often found playing the prince while his daughter, Natalie, was the princess, or on a bug finding expedition with his son, Michael. He was happily married to his wife, Joanna, for twenty-six years.
Steven was honest, grateful, kind, and strong. A humble man with a great sense of inner peace, Steven, is survived by his wife, Joanna, and their children, Michael and Natalie, as well as his mother, Shirley, and his brother, Lou.