Zis-Sweeney and St. Laurent Funeral Home

26 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH


Steven Paul Steckevicz

October 14, 1946August 5, 2016

Steven P. Steckevicz, 69, of Nashua, died August 5, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a long, courageous with cancer. He was born in Miami, Florida on October 14, 1946 the son of Chester and Stephanie (Kurta) Steckevicz. He grew up in Nashua, was educated in the local school system, graduating from Nashua High School in 1964. He graduated from Plymouth State University in 1969 where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

He taught at Salem High School where he met the love of his life, his wife and fellow Salem teacher Barbara Tryder. In 1973 he left teaching and was employed at Westinghouse Learning Corporation which later became McGraw-Hill and eventually Apple Corporation Steven retired from Pearson Power School Corporation in 2013. In his free time he enjoyed coaching basketball at many levels of youth including Parks and recreation, CYO, aznd High Sschool Freshmen in Salem. He also enjoyed following New England sports and Notre Dame football.

Members of his family include his wife of 42 years Barbara Steckevicz of Nashua, his son Michael Steckevicz and his fiancée Susan Dame also of Nashua, his daughter Kelley Schupak and her husband Benjamin of Westfield, NJ and his three grandchildren Samuel, Lucy and Rebecca Schupak as well as several cousins.

Visitation was held on Wednesday August 10 from 4 to 8 pm at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home 26 Kinsley St. in Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday August 11 at 10 am in Immaculate Conception Church 216 E. Dunstable Rd. Nashua. Burial followed in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Steven’s name be made to the Community Hospice House 210 Naticook Rd. Merrimack, NH 03054.


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 10, 2016
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, August 11, 2016


Steven Paul Steckevicz

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August 9, 2016

Thinking of all of you during this very difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. ~ Ux Family

Jim MacEachern

August 9, 2016

Barbara... I was so very sorry to hear of your loss. I am in Ohio and unable to tell you in person, but please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

The Staff of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home

August 8, 2016

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.