Steven Gerard Sherry, a lifelong resident of Old Bridge, NJ, passed away suddenly on August 28, 2020 at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, NJ, at the age of 51. Steven was born in Red Bank, NJ, in 1969 to Dorothy (Dottie) and Gerard (Jerry) Sherry. Steven spent 25 years working as a police officer for Old Bridge Township and was a member of Local PBA 127. He was a selfless and valorous man who cared deeply for others. He showed amazing acts of courage at his profession and by responding to those who needed help in New York following the 9/11 attacks.
Steven was a devoted KISS fan and would often showcase a leather KISS ARMY jacket to prove his loyalty to his favorite rock band. Steven enjoyed spending time with friends and family and had been an avid fisherman. He also loved watching the Yankees and the Rangers.
Steven is deeply missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Dottie and Jerry Sherry; his sister, Lisa Marie Sherry, and her partner, Albert Moore; his brother, Michael Sherry, and his longtime girlfriend, Leigh Schubert; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. His family is comforted by the overwhelming expressions of love and support received from Steven's lifelong friends.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Raritan Bay Funeral Service, 241 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy, NJ 08879. Cremation is private. A celebration of Steven's life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, please remember Steven by making a contribution to the Lustgarten Foundation (https://lustgarten.org/donate/), St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/), or to your favorite charity or organization.