Obituary of Erik Stephan

Erik Stephan, 33, of Farmingdale passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 23, 2018.  Erik was born in Flushing, Queens, and raised in Farmingdale, NJ.  He was the owner of Swollen City Fitness in Colts Neck, NJ.  Erik was nationally qualified in Men’s Physique by NPC.  He was a Death Metal connoiseur; lead singer of Burn The Tyrant and lover of all dogs but especially Stella and Arnold Schwarzenegger.


Erik is survived by his parents, Wilbur and Linda Stephan; brothers, Marshall and Brett; and his fiancé, Urte Marcinonyte.  


A memorial service will be held at Erik's Studio, 36 Leland Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 on January 6th, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. For those who desire, contributions in memory of Erik may be made to Rescue Ridge, Post Office Box 223, Spring Lake, NJ 07762.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township.  To leave condolence messages for the family, visit