Wallace J. Sokolewicz, 89, of Clifton, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
Born in Clifton, Mr. Sokolewicz was a lifelong resident. Before his retirement, he was employed as an educator with the Clifton Board of Education where he served as a Guidance Counselor and Track Coach. Also, Mr. Sokolewicz coached Golf, Cross Country and Basketball teams as well as serving as a Track official at meets. Previously, he was the Athletic Director at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey for three years and Pope Pius High School in Passaic for 11 years.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Estelle T. Sokolewicz; one son, Wallace Sokolewicz, Jr. and his wife, Paula; one daughter, Theresa Maria Sokolewicz; and his brother, Anthony Sokolewicz.
Survivors include: two sons, Joseph Sokolewicz and Stephen Sokolewicz and his wife, Maria; one daughter, Catherine Sokolewicz and her husband, William Acevedo; and three grandchildren, Shannon Marie, Abigail and Molly Sokolewicz.
Visitation Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave, Clifton. Funeral services will be Tuesday 9:15 am from the funeral home and 10:00 am Mass at St. Joseph Church, 7 Parker Ave, Passaic. Interment to follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Saddle Brook. Visit www.bizubquinlan.com for driving directions and to leave condolences to the family on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.
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