Obituaries

Obituaries » Alex J. Stachacz

Alex J. Stachacz

March 27, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date:

Cemetery

The funeral with military services will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant, celebrated by Rev. James Stachacz, nephew. Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  To leave an online condolence visits the funeral home website.

Print Add to favorites

Subscribe to updates for Alex Stachacz


Please choose your subscription settings below, you can unsubscribe through email at any time.


Email me when someone posts in the guestbook

Email me when an update is made to the obituary

Email me on the anniversary of passing

Subscription

Alex J. Stachacz, 92, a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday March 27, 2017 at Moses Taylor  Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Rose Marie Malaker.  They had been married for 68 years.

 

Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late John and Maryanna Soltysiak Stachacz and he was a member of Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant.  He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Parochial School and Dickson City High School, class of 1943.  He served with the US Army during World War II in the European Theater of Operation serving with General George Patton in the battle of the Bulge and he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 665, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11 both of Dickson City and the Catholic War Veterans, Connecticut.  He was employed by Scranton Corrugated Box Company and he retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot.

 

He was an avid golfer and bowler and he golfed in the Tobyhanna Army Golf League and the Bell Telephone League, and he bowled in the Scranton Times Midvalley League and the  Barron’s and Prorock’s Recreation League.

 

His family would like to thank the staff at the Gino Merli Veterans Center for their wonderful care and compassion.

 

Surviving is a daughter, Karen Fitzpatrick and husband, Joseph, Dickson City; grandchildren, Jennifer Fitzpatrick and companion Joe Repella and Ryan Fitzpatrick; great grandchildren, Justin and Katilyn Ezerskis; a brother, Walter Stachacz and wife Sally, CT;  sisters in law,  Tozia Stachacz, Dickson City and Ann Stack, Scranton; nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by brothers, Dr. Stanley, Charles and Frank Stachacz; and sisters, Jean Korkuc, Pearl Bolcavage.

 

The funeral with military services will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant, celebrated by Rev. James Stachacz, nephew. Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  To leave an online condolence visits the funeral home website.