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Andrew Polick

September 16, 1926 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Andrew Polick Obituary

Andrew Polick, 97, of Clifton, passed away Monday, February 19, 2024. Born in Glen Campbell, Pennsylvania, Mr. Polick moved to Passaic as a toddler with his family. He was raised there before moving to Clifton in 1966 where he has resided since. Before his retirement, he was employed with the Garden State Paper Co. in Garfield for man years. As a talented athlete, he was an avid golfer and a very good bowler. His interest in sports lead him to be a devoted fan of the New York Mets.

Mr. Polick was a proud United States Navy veteran having served honorably during World War II. He was a member of the Athenia Veterans Post and the VFW Post 7165, both of Clifton. One of his highlights was being honored on Opening Day of the New York Mets 2023 season at Citifield as the Veteran of the Game.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marian (nee Pitherecki) in 2006; his son, Andrew Polick, Jr.; and his siblings, Michael, William, Katherine, Helen, John, Joseph, Mary, Nancy and Annie.

Survivors include: his devoted children, Susan Gamba and her husband, John and David A. Polick and his wife, Beth; and his four loving grandchildren, Jaclyn Gamba, Tyler Gamba, Adam Polick and Lucas Polick.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10:30 am at the funeral home followed by the interment at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation at or by mail at 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 Visit to leave condolences on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.

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February 22, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Funeral Service
February 23, 2024

10:30 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

February 23, 2024

11:15 AM
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
255 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07014


Tunnel to Towers Foundation
2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10306
Tel: 1-718-987-1931


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