UNION- Dr. Michael Disko, Sr. passed into eternal life on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Livingston, NJ. He was 77. Michael was born in Summit, NJ, to Michael and Amelia (Tomascek) Disko. Michael was a resident of Union, for 51 years. He attended West Point Academy as the class of 1959. He earned a bachelor's of science degree from NJIT, and Ph.D., in civil engineering from NYU. Dr. Disko served as a former engineering instructor at Rutgers, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Drexel University. He was a fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers, and was the former municipal engineer for Mountainside, Montclair, and Kenilworth, NJ. He also was the President and founder of M. Disko Associates in Kenilworth, NJ since 1970.
Michael is survived by his spouse of 53 years, Barbara (Hassett) Disko, Three sons; Michael Jr. (Maura) of Springfield, Kenneth (Jenny) of Mountainside, and Keith (Joanna) of Westfield, NJ., a Sister Diane Disko of Livingston, NJ, and Eight Grandchildren. Calling hours are Friday 2~4 & 7~9pm at McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083. A 10 am Celebration of Life will be held Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Diabetes Foundation, Center Pointe II, Suite 103 1160 U.S. 22 Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807