NEW BERN | Joshua Mark Stolar, 24, of New Bern, North Carolina died on Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born on April 13, 1990 in Cleveland, Ohio to Mark and Kathy Stolar (Riddell). Josh was a kind and gentle soul, yet he could not find peace in this world.
Josh is the beloved brother of Jennifer Hund (Josh) Hillbrand, Sarah Stolar (Bryan) Spencer, Hannah Stolar (Chris) Hoenig, Jacob (Katie) Stolar, McKennah Stolar, and his beloved dog Daisy; as well as an uncle to Braeden, Taylor, Zechariah, Nathaniel, Ellianah, Howard, Matthew, Derek, Elijah, Ryder, and William. Grandmothers Barbara Riddell and Vivian Stolar. Preceded in death by William Riddell, Barbara Bellmore-Bednar, George Stolar, and LaVonne Gangle Mueller.
Josh was a talented artist; the beauty and sentiment of his work will be cherished by his family for many years to come. His passion for cooking was another part of Josh's life where his creativity radiated, those closest to him had the pleasure of dining on his latest creations. His kind demeanor and tender heart created a kinship with animals. He will be remembered for his bear hugs, sharp wit, and laughter that could fill a room.
A memorial service will be held at Cotten Funeral Home Saturday July 19, 2014 at 4 p.m.
As an expression of sympathy donations may be made in his honor to: Port Human Services 1309 Tatum Dr. New Bern, NC 28560, Arts for Life, PO BOX 788 Weaverville, NC 28787 AFLNC.org.
Condolences may be made to the Stolar Family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com.
Cotten Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.