Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels

44 Wilson Avenue, Manalapan, NJ


Steven Koster

August 7, 1948January 7, 2020

Steven Koster, 71, passed away on January, 7, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Marsha, his son; Craig Koster and his wife, Joanna, his daughter; Lauren Scherr and her husband, Bryan, his grandchildren; Brody Scherr, Jayden Scherr, Joshua Koster and Ari Koster, his sister; Sheila Kaplan and her husband, Jack, and his brother; David Koster and his wife, Ampy. A funeral service will be held for Steven at 11:30am on Thursday, January 9th at Congregation Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Avenue, Metuchen, NJ followed by an entombment at Beth Israel Cemetery, 1000 Woodbridge Drive, Woodbridge, NJ. The family will sit Shiva at the Koster residence in Manalapan, NJ following the burial on Thursday from 2-5pm and from 7-9pm (Minyan at 7), on Friday from 12-4pm and on Saturday from 6-9pm with a Minyan at 7. On Sunday, Shiva will be held at the Scherr residence in Livingston, NJ from noon to 6pm. On Monday, Shiva will be at Craig and Joanna Koster’s residence in Metuchen, NJ from 5 to 8:30pm with a Minyan at 7:30pm. In Lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation in Steven’s name to the Joan Dancy and PALS, 1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 07701, (732) 450-2677 or the ALS Association of Greater Philadelphia, 321 Norristown Rd # 260, Ambler, PA 19002, (215) 643-5434.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Committal Service Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Shiva Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Shiva Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Shiva Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Shiva Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Shiva Monday, January 13, 2020


Steven Koster

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Stewart Golden

January 8, 2020

Sending our deepest condolences to the entire Koster family.
Steve was an unbelievable person.
We shared plenty of family time together.
He will be missed but never forgotten.
May you RIP. My friend ❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏🙏

Sylvia Blackberg-Koster

January 8, 2020

Family = Mishpacha
The foundation of our family is surrounded by unity and love. It will forever... be instilled in our children, their children and in our hearts no matter where we go. My sincerest condolences.
In memory of my mother; I write in liu of her love, and shared cherished life memories.
Fondly, Suzannah
(IDA’s daughter and My zeda
Sam’s granddaughter)