Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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John Anthony Stokarski

The funeral will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield,  with a liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, South Deerfield

John Anthony Stokarski, 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 13th.  He was the son of Stanley Stokarski, Sr. and Edith (Klepacki) Stokarski.  He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Frances (Klinker) Stokarski and their three children.  Donna (Stokarski) Simpter and her husband Wayne of Greenfield, MA, Gary Stokarski and his wife Maryellen of South Deerfield, MA and Eric Stokarski, also of South Deerfield, MA.  Four grandchildren, Jared Rose, Scott Simpter, Katlyn Stokarski and Ellen Stokarski were proud to call him Grampa.  He also leaves behind two remaining siblings, sisters, Martha Podlenski of Greenfield and Edith Bartos of South Deerfield.  He was the youngest of ten children.  Stanley, Roger, Myron and Joseph Stokarski, Filomena Valeski, Gladys Valeski and Caroline Kuzontkowski predeceased him.  He leaves behind his sister-in-law Arlene King and her husband Peter as well as many nieces and nephews.

 

John was born and lived his entire life in South Deerfield working in the local school system and later retired from the Franklin County Technical School as Director of Building and Grounds.  He enjoyed carpentry work, fishing and spending time with his family. 

 

The funeral will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield,  with a liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, South Deerfield.

Expressions of sympathy are available at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com