Ocala, Florida – Alva Stacy Jr., son of Alva and Mary
Stacy, born on November 9, 1930 in Brattleboro, Vermont, passed away on May 19,
2014 at the Legacy Hospice House in Ocala, Florida.
Alva leaves his wife of 60 years,
Janet Batchelder Stacy, and three sons; Charles and companion Laurie Baronas of
Whately, Ma., Gary and wife Sandy of Florence, Ma. and John and wife Diane of
Bernardston, Ma. He also leaves nine grandchildren; Greg, Brandon, Christopher,
Andrea, Scott, Alison, Heather, Alex, and Sarah. Five great-grandchildren;
Jacob, Madalyn, Hannah, Hunter, and Marissa. He also leaves one sister, Mary
Bassett of Shelburne Falls and many nieces and nephews.
Alva was a member of the Scottish
Rights, 50 year past master of Masons, 60 year member of the Masons and
district deputy of Morning Sun
Lodge. He was also Past
Patron of Evening Star Chapter and a member of Arcadia Chapter OES.
Alva loved rabbit hunting, deep
sea fishing and candlepin bowling where he was the first bowler to roll a 400
series for three strings at the French King Bowling Center in 1961. Alva worked
at the VA for 29 years as a nursing assistant and ten years for Sun Communities
at Saddle Oak in Ocala, Florida. He was police chief of Conway, Mass. from 1957
Alva loved his family, especially
spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf St. South
Deerfield. Calling Hours will held Wednesday, May 28th, from 5 to
8PM, with an Evergreen Service to be conducted by the Mountain Lodge of
Shelburne Falls. Donations in his memory may be made to: Mountain Lodge of
Masons, Attn. John White, Mechanic
Street, Shelburne Falls, Mass. 01370.
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