Stanley Anthony Stack (Staskiewicz), age 94 of Iselin, NJ and a former resident of Shenandoah passed away Saturday in New Jersey.
Born in 1918 he was raised in Shenandoah. He graduated as Valedictorian from the former J.W. Cooper High School, Class of 1935.
Stanley worked in the coal mines until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1942 through 1948, during which he bravely served in the Pacific theatre and the post-war occupation of Japan.
He worked as a technical writer at Westinghouse until 1974, after which he became self-employed. He was widely known in the Iselin area to this day as “Stan the TV Man”. He retired from self-employment in 1986.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years Bernadette, son Robert and his wife Anne, daughter Donna, and son Larry and his wife Ellen. He is also survived by his four loving grandchildren, Jennifer, Joanie, Caitlin and Laura, as well as many nieces and nephews to whom he was affectionately known as “Uncle Spinner”.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:00 am from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM in St. Casimir’s Church, 229 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.