Celebrating the life of John J. Stashitsky
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John was born in Northampton, PA to the late John and Margaret (Hertzog) Stashitsky. John was a graduate of Northampton High School where he excelled in sports. After graduation he worked as a Master Carpenter at Acme Counter Top Company in Northampton, PA where he eventually became owner. He retired from Brader’s Woodcraft in Laurys Station, PA. John was very active in his church, St. John the Baptist, in Whitehall, PA. He was a member of the Men of Malvern Society and held various officer positions. He was civically active in the Coplay Rotary Club, St. Francis Academy Parents Guild and The Whitehall Chapter of AARP. John loved attending various sporting events and was a dedicated Penn State fan. He was an avid golfer and could boast of having a “hole in one” at Indian Creek Golf Club, Emmaus, PA in June, 2004. John and Helen enjoyed traveling with their friends, both state side and abroad.
John was a devoted Husband and Father who left his family a legacy of love. He is survived by his four daughters, Catherine Chadwick and her husband, Arthur of Center Valley, PA; Sandra Stashik and her husband John Weisgerber of Ardmore, PA; Patrice Ott and her husband, Thomas of Battle Creek, MI; Diana Zorich and her husband, Bruce of Alpharetta, GA; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Brubaker Funeral Home, 327 Chestnut Street, Coplay, PA from 8:30-10am on Thursday September 20, 2018. A Catholic Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 3024 Ruch Street, Whitehall, PA at 10:30am on Thursday September 20, 2018. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Hungry Cemetery, 1300 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA.
Condolence cards can be sent to Diana Zorich, 1185 Lake Shore Overlook, Alpharetta, GA 30005. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 3024 Ruch Street, Whitehall, PA 18052.
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327 Chestnut Street
Coplay, PA 18037
3024 South Ruch Street
Whitehall, PA 18052
Second and Pearl Streets
Northampton, Pa 18067