Steven C. Cosmas aged 73 of Livingston passed peacefully surrounded by his family on October 20th, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 23rd at 1:30pm (viewing begins at 12:30pm) at Ss. Nicholas, Constantine and Helen in Roseland, with interment to follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Caldwell. Funeral Services are held under the direction of Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, Roseland, NJ, shookfarmer.com.
Born in Cyprus in 1947, Steve came to the US to study engineering at NYU and Columbia. He enjoyed a long career as a technical manager and software engineer at Bell Labs and served on the faculty of Devry University in math and physics. He received numerous honors and awards for technical excellence but was most celebrated for his humility and his kindness.
Steve had a strong faith in God, and for many years he was an active member of the Ss. Nicholas, Constantine and Helen church community. He enjoyed the church choir, the Hellenic choir, and more recently the Living Tones choir.
He was a loving husband to Stella, devoted father to Corinna (and Alex) and Alex (and Ana), and was a wonderful grandfather to Jackson, Lyla, Anderson and Ames.
Steve lived with integrity and valued education and hard work. He is remembered by all who knew him as a gentle human being, a wonderful family man, and a good friend.
Donations can be made in Steve’s memory to the National Aphasia Association (https://www.aphasia.org/).