Stephen J. PoklembaOctober 26, 2017
Stephen James Poklemba, 29, of Lisle, lost his battle with addiction and died tragically on October 26, 2017. He was predeceased by his great grandparents, Birchard and Bernice Sibley; grandmother, Dawn Knox; grandfather, George Poklemba; great uncle, Victor Sorchinsky; uncle, Edward Knox; aunt, Deloris Darrow; uncle, Martin Poklemba; cousin, Jarrod Sibley; and good friends Bobby Enfante and Torrance Wilcox. Steve is survived by his parents, Michael and Teresa Poklemba; grandmother, Mary Poklemba; brothers, Michael (Theresa) Pelzel Poklemba, Eric Knox, and Nathaniel Poklemba; uncles and aunt, Charlie (Shelly) Poklemba, George Poklemba, Fred (Roberta) Poklemba, Ron Darrow, John Matyas, Billy (Margaret) Knox, Kathy (Chuck) Clark, Jeffery (Linda) Sibley; nephews, Mark and Liam Pelzel Poklemba; and many cousins and friends. Stephen was a passionate young man with a fearless sense of adventure. He was an outdoorsman who loved being surrounded by nature. He loved four wheeling, shooting guns, and fishing. He is loved and will be remembered by many. Stephens’ family encourages anyone that wants to honor his passing to reach out and help a struggling addict and/or make a donation in his memory to Truth Pharm PO Box 424, Binghamton, New York 13902. Private services are under direction of Charles Dietrich at Nichols Funeral Home 7323 119th Street, Whitney Point, New York 13862 and condolences may be sent to the family at www.nicholsfuneral.com.