Walter E. Balcerski died Friday, February 4, 2022, at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick after a sudden, brief illness. He was 73.
Born in New Brunswick to the late Louis J. and Anna (Kozielec) Balcerski, he lived in North Brunswick for most of his life. After graduation from high school he was accepted to Seton Hall University. He felt it was more important to enter the United States Navy, where he served for four years. After serving, he joined the United States Postal Service in North Brunswick as a mail carrier. In 2008 Walter retired, after 32 years, to care for his mother.
Walter was a devoted uncle and brother. He could be found with his golf clubs on the green or with his fishing gear down the beach. Spending time in his cottage at Duck, North Carolina was his second pleaser.
Surviving are two sisters – Joanne von Bischoffshausen of North Brunswick and Ann Louise Winkler and her husband Robert of North Brunswick; nieces and nephews – Michael and Susanne Winkler, Laraine and Michael Rizk, Jill and Daniel Cenzano and Joelle von Bischoffshausen and her husband Stephen Bailer; and great nieces and nephews – Bryan Winkler, Carolina Winkler, Jackson Parker Rizk, Robert Winkler, Amelia Cenzano and Reagan Cenzano.
Visitation will be 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick with a funeral service to be held at 6:00 PM at Selover Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Homeless Veterans Fund, c/o VFW Post #370, 1301 Blossom Circle, Dayton, NJ 08810.