ARDEN-Stanley "Stan" Howard Flatley, 97, of the Ardenwoods Retirement Community, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 at John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center.
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Born March 20, 1917 in Plainfield, NJ, he was the son of the late George and Harriet Henry Flatley.
During his working years, Stan was employed by Gibbs & Cox, N.Y. Naval Architects, U.S. Rubber Co. of N.Y. and Hopeman Bros. of N.Y. as a purchasing agent. He and his family maintained homes in Tarrytown, N.Y., Dorset, VT, Tequesta FL and Etowah, NC.
Stan is survived by his wife of 71 years, Elizabeth "Betty" Flatley; two daughters, Wendy Dobias and her husband, Ronald, and Leslie Jones, and her husband, Steven; two sons, Stephen Flatley and his wife, Nira, and David Flatley and his wife, Lauri; thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Clubhouse of Ardenwoods Retirement Community.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider making a memorial contribution in Stan's memory to CarePartners Hospice,PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family and the memorial register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
Published in The Times-News on June 4, 2014