• The Hammonton Gazette

Stanley J. Kulikowski



Stanley J. Kulikowski, 82, of Hammonton, N.J., passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family.


He was born to the late Peter and Adele (nee Kresowaty) Kulikowski in Philadelphia.


Stanley was a volunteer firefighter and former Chief for Eagle Fire Company in Pine Hill,. He proudly served as the first Director of Communications in Camden County and helped establish Medic One in Camden County. He also assisted in communications set up in Gloucester County. A hard working and dedicated employee, Stanley worked for Coca-Cola as a delivery driver and then transportation. He then worked at Patriot Manufacturing where he started as a driver, then moved to transportation, and eventually became the transportation supervisor.


A talented trumpet player, Stanley and his brother had a band in their younger years. In his later years, he volunteered with veterans by playing Taps with his trumpet.


Stanley is predeceased by his brothers, Arthur Kulikowski and Peter Kulikowski; and his brothers-in-law, Joseph McConaghy and Vito Zizzamia.


He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Joanne; his devoted children, Michael Kulikowski (Nicolette) and Ann Marie Cristino (Tom); his cherished grandchildren, Monica Tilley (Drew) and Nicole Kulikowski (James); and his great-grandchildren, Samuel, Machen and Michael. Also surviving is his sister, Adele Nieckoski (Walter) and sisters-in-law, Trudy Kulikowski, Dolores McConaghy, Ellen Zizzamia and Lorraine Pichen (Dennis). His dear friends Maryanne and John Wyld and family will sorely miss him along with many other loving family members and many friends. 


Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Parish, located 226 French St., Hammonton, NJ 08037. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton, N.J. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation by visiting macular.org and/or to the Alzheimer’s Association by visiting alz.org.


Arrangements made by the LeRoy P. Wooster Funeral Home & Crematory.