May 24, 1961 - March 14, 2020
Chemung, New York
March 14, 2020
May 24, 1961
Waverly, New York
Friday, March 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York
Friday, March 20, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York
Steven R. Zobel, 58, of Chemung passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Robert Packer Hospital.
He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Joann Ackerman Zobel.
Steve is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Belote Zobel of Chemung; children, Elyse (Joey) Thompson of VA, Megan (Roy) Zobel of Montour Falls, Andrew Zobel of Chemung and Erinne (Rory) Gibson of Pine City; step-children, Andrew Puusalu of Dryden, Jacob (Danielle) Puusalu of FL, Michael Puusalu of South Korea, Sara (Art) Baughman of MD, Nicholas Puusalu of Endicott and Jonathon Puusalu of Waverly; sisters, Linda Williamson of Horseheads, Kathy (Stan) Curren of Chemung and Sandy (Adrian) Mitchell of Horseheads; along with many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Steve graduated from Waverly High School in 1979 and went on to work at Philadelphia Sales in Waverly and was a volunteer fire fighter with the Chemung Volunteer Fire Department. He then become a correctional officer with the Chemung County Jail for 28 years. He enjoyed fishing, watching the NY Jets, bird watching and was an observer of life. Steve enjoyed his friends, sitting out on the back porch and could always make you laugh with his great sense of humor. One of his favorite times of the week was the weekend when he got to spend it with his granddaughter, Alivia.
A time of calling will be held on Friday, March 20th from 2 to 4 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York. A memorial service to honor Steve’s life will be held on Friday, March 20th at 4:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York with pastor Randy Stilson officiating. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Steve’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com
From: Jessica VanDerPoel
Lisa and family
I am incredibly sorry for your loss. Steve was a great guy with a wonderful personality and great sense of humor. I always enjoyed working with him. I wish you all the best and my thoughts and prayers are with you. ❤️
From: The Lloyds
We are so sorry for you loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time...
From: Russ & Barb Anthony
Lisa and family
We are so sorry for your loss of Steven. May he Rest In Peace.
From: Chris and Jody Jilson
This is sad news, so sorry for your loss. Us guys always gathered to play at his house.. Best memories as a kid.God speed.
From: Fred Barnhart
My sincere condolences to your entire family
From: Sheila Jilson
So sorry for your loss
From: Kathryn Crosby Sackett
Our condolences and prayers to all hearts on the loss of Steve.
From: Julie Baker Dean
We are sorry for your loss. May your memories stay close to your heart.
From: Tina (Ellis) Ferger
To Steve's family and friends..I knew him in high school, graduated with him..He was an AWESOME person inside and out..I know that many think of this as a sad time but just reflect and CELEBRATE all the wonderful memories, AMAZING times of being together..Life is a JOURNEY and we all leave something behind...He is on his NEW Journey now...I pray for PEACE and BLESSINGS to you all..
From: connie horton
TO THE ZOBEL FAMILY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU WITH THE LOST OF STEVE HE WILL SADLY BE MISSED I KNEW STEVE FROM GROWING MY BOYS UP IN CHEMUNG. REST IN PEACE STEVE
From: Marie and Terry Harding
Kathy and family Marie and I were so saddened to hear of Steves passing . He was really a great guy and i always enjoyed seeing and talking to him when i went ito philly sakes to pick up Marie from work he will be missed. and always remembered in our thoughts and prayers
From: Jack and Rachel Williamson
I've known Steve since he was 7 years old. He was a dedicated law enforcement officer as well as a volunteer fireman like his father. We're so sorry to hear of his passing.
From: Keith and Marlene Beers
To all of Steve's family our deepest sympathy and condolences.
From: David & Sheila Kingsley
Lisa and family, So sorry for your loss!
From: Bonnie Bailey Every
Prayers for family at this difficult time.
From: Dale Culver
So sorry to hear of Steven passing.
From: Ed Walton
I enjoyed working with Steve at the county.Steve was a great guy and loved by all. My prayers are with you and your family.
From: Nancy and John Hogan
We are so very sorry for your loss. Steve was a special man who always greeted you with a smile. A classmate who was loved by everyone.
From: The Shafer Family
To the Zobel Family,
We are so sorry to learn of Steve's passing. We all have so many fond memories of our lives in Chemung and the Zobel Family was always a big part of that. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
The Shafers (Joan, Steve, Dave & Cindy)
From: Kathy Lippincott
I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He was my officer when I taught at the Chemung County Jail. He was one of the nicest, most genuine people I have ever met. My deepest sympathy to his family!
From: The Kabes' Family
Lisa, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
From: Scott Bodine
Very sorry to hear about the loss of Steve. He was a true childhood friend. He was our teams Waverly little league pitcher for the Chemung Yankees, which we shortened to Chemungkees. Very fond memories.
From: Mitch and Jan Rought
Lisa and family, so sorry for your loss. We had some great times coaching girls softball together and watching our kids in bowling together. He was a good dad. Always there for his kids.He will be greatly missed.