John M. Stolz - November 25, 2015

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 RAVENA – 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.

     Survivors include 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.

     Funeral 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.