Timothy A. Stocken


Timothy A. Stocken, of Highland Lakes, NJ passed away after a long illness on January 9, 2019 at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. He was 69 years old.


He was born on July 10, 1949 in Warwick, NY to the late Joseph and Helen (Miller) Stocken.                                              


He was a member of the Warwick Valley High School class of 1967 and a lifetime freelance writer, having worked for "The Warwick Advertiser" and blogging in later years. For those who knew and loved him, it was well-known Tim loved to talk. For many years, he had a Frito-Lay route, happily delivering chips and other assorted goodies . However, his favorite employment was as "Santa Tim," where he brought happiness and awe to many children. Tim was a lifetime member of the Warwick Valley Country Club where he was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his brother, Joseph Stocken now of the State of Florida; nieces and nephews: Deborah, April, Joseph, Stephen and Heather; and many friends.

Cremation will be private.


There will be a memorial service on Saturday, January 12, at 12:00 p.m. at the Warwick Valley Country Club, Warwick.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Tim's memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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I knew Tim during his snack route years, I also had a route, and in recent years we worked as merchandisers, although with different companies. I would see him quite often. He always had a joke to pass on and help brighten the day. He will be missed. My condolences to his family.
Robert Apgar
Sending thoughts and prayers for my cousin Tim and all the family
Suzy Linton Caputo
My family home was on Clinton Ave. Even though Tim was 3 yrs older, I remember him fondly. My condolences.
William Wood
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