Walter J. Binkowski, 60, of Monmouth Beach, N.J., a Lackawanna High School graduate and retired restaurant employee, died Friday in St. Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Long Branch, N.J., after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Binkowski was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Lackawanna.
He moved from this area to Monmouth Beach about 20 years ago. He worked as night manager at Pat's Riverview Diner in Belmar, N.J., for 10 years before retiring.
Survivors include two brothers, Dr. Norbert of Monmouth Beach and Edward of San Diego.
A memorial service will be scheduled in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, where he will be buried.