Joseph “Luke” Lukenda, 85, of Glen Allen, VA, formerly of Stony Point, NY passed away peacefully on January 5, 2019. He was born on June 22, 1933 in Union City, NJ to Joseph & Angionette Law Lukenda. After owning his own television repair business, he moved on to work for the State of NY at Letchworth Village in electronics repair until retirement. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf and was an avid fisherman. Luke is predeceased by his first wife Grace (nee Gizzi) of 39 years and his sister Alena Scorese. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy of 25 years of Glenn Allen, VA, his beloved children Jean Thomas of Spring Valley, NY, Joanne Reinauer of Wyckoff, NJ, Joseph Lukenda (Kathy) of Stony Point, NY, Sharon Parker (Jeff) of Neenah, WI, Linda Colodner (Michael) of Pearl River, NY, his cherished grandchildren Jason, Jill, Craig Eric, Kristi, Joey, Hannah, Christopher, Alison, Jessica, Jennifer, Melissa, Stephen and Jamie, his adored great grandchildren Gracie, Oliva, Emily and Luka. Also surviving are Luke’s stepchildren Scott Benjamin (Diane) Susan Koutsoukos (Anthony) and his cherished step grandchildren Alex, Sammi, Nicholas and Julia.
The family will receive friends & family on Thursday Jan 10th from 4 – 8 PM at the TJ McGowan Sons Funeral Home 133 Broadway Haverstraw, NY. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Joseph on Friday Jan 11th at 10AM in St. Peters Church in Haverstraw with interment to follow in St. Peters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Josephs memory to St. Jude’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105