Joseph Yokaitis

Obituary of Joseph Thomas Yokaitis

Joseph T. Yokaitis, 70, of Blairstown, NJ and previously of Denville, NJ, passed away on January 10, 2022 at home with loved ones by his side. Joseph was born on May 6, 1951 in Manhattan, NY to the late Paul and Catherine Yokaitis. Joseph graduated from Hackensack High School class of 1970. He worked many years as a machinist for Airtron in Morris Plains, NJ until his retirement in 2013. Joseph enjoyed collecting, salvaging antiques, yard work, and working with his hands. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends that mattered most. Joseph will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He lived his life with two thought in mind: "Love the Ones that Love You Back" "Always Live for Today" He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Diana, and his children; Melanie Zuravnsky (James), Justin Yokaitis (Erin), and Nicholas Yokaitis (Athena). He also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren; Aiden Zuravnsky, Ryan Zuravnsky, Brooke Zuravnsky, Lucas Zuravnsky, Olivia Yokaitis, and Daryl Joseph Yokaitis. He is preceded in death by his parents. It is the families wishes that all services at this time remain private and under the direction of Warren Hills Memorial Home, 234 W. Washington Ave., Washington, NJ 07882. To send an online condolence please visit
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