– John M. Stolz, 74, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday,
November 25, 2015 with his loving family by his side. John was born
in Queens and raised in Hannacroix, son of the late Frank and
Elizabeth Stolz. He was a 1960 graduate of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk
High School. John was employed by Boyertown, Yorktown, Aurora and
Miller Casket Companies for over 40 years. He was a communicant of
St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena, a member of Mother McAuley Council
3424 Knights of Columbus and a former member of the Greater Ravena
Area Lions Club.
loving wife of 53 years, Mary Anne Pape Stolz; devoted children,
Tricia Stolz Nicholson and Matthew (Kathy) Stolz; two cherished
grandchildren, Ryan and Leah Stolz; brother Frank (Marion) Stolz;
sister, Elizabeth (Bob) Erker; step-brothers-in-law, Anthony Scalzo
and Vincent (Sheila) Scalzo; and many nieces and nephews.
John’s family would
like to thank all the neighbors and special friends, far to many to
name, for all their kindness and support during this difficult time.
services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, December 2nd at St. Patrick’s
Church, Ravena with a call hour prior to the service starting at 10
AM. The family would like you to consider in lieu of flowers a
contribution in memory of John to St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St.,
Ravena, NY 12143.