John Stahlberger
1921 - 2016
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
371 Hooker Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY
John C.

"Jack" Stahlberger

Newburgh - John C. Stahlberger ( Jack ) passed away on Sunday July 3, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, NY.

Jack resided in Cornwall, NY, and previously in Buffalo, NY and Poughkeepsie.

Jack was born in Englewood, NJ to John and Edna Stahlberger on March 21, 1921. He graduated from Englewood High School and went to earn his Bachelor's degree from Bates College in Maine. He then completed his Masters in education from Syracuse University in NY.

Jack started his teaching career in Rouses Point, NY and in 1952 started teaching History in the Arlington School District until he retired in 1986. When School was out of session he also worked at James Baird State Park as a starter for the golf course.

Jack enjoyed rooting for his beloved New York METS as well as golfing and bowling.

He is survived by his daughter Gail Burton (Clayton) of Newburgh, NY., his son John L. Stahlberger (Linda) of Poughkeepsie, NY., his brother Robert Stahlberger (Sylvia) of South Carolina, his sister Joan Trotta (Victor) of North Carolina, his grandson Damien Burton (Amanda) of Californa and his three great grandchildren Malibu, Brighton (Gail) and Monterey as well as his four step children, Meanie, Michelle, Brian and Sean.

Jack is also predeceased by his parents, his first wife Mary Drouin Stahlberger, his second wife Frances Frank Stahlberger and his brother Richard Stahlberger.

Calling hours will be held Friday July 8, 2016 form 5pm to 8pm at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am Saturday July 9, 2016 at Holy Trinity Church Poughkeepsie, NY, burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery Poughkeepsie.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Hospice staff at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence as well as to family and friends.

In lieu of Flowers memorial donations can be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

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Published by Poughkeepsie Journal from Jul. 6 to Jul. 8, 2016.
Calling hours
5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
371 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY
Mass of Christian Burial
Holy Trinity Church
, Poughkeepsie, NY
St. Peter's Cemetery
, Poughkeepsie, NY
Funeral services provided by:
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
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I have fond memories of seeing Mr Stahlberger at Baird Park golf course. I used to carry my clubs to the course from home after school. He'd wave when he saw me. He allowed me to play free golf. Nice man. RIP Mr Stahlberger
Mark Gerth
July 9, 2016
I knew Jack as both a wonderful teacher and colleague.
My sincere condolences to his family.

Dianne Drewes
July 9, 2016
He was a great teacher that I had at AHS. He made history interesting.
Steve McClafferty
July 7, 2016
To John's Family, I had him for history in Arlington back in the mid 70's. Very nice man and great teacher. Sorry to hear of his passing. My sincere condolences, Larry Reed AHS Class of '78
Larry Reed
July 7, 2016
Jack was a wonderful teacher who took his job seriously and was professional in every way. I was lucky to be a colleague. I played a lot of golf with him and got to know him even better. I'm proud to have had him as a friend.
Sincere condolences to his family.
Vinny Mooney
Vinny Mooney
July 6, 2016
Jack was a wonderful teacher who was professional in every way. He took his job seriously and conducted himself well. I played golf with him and we had an occasional card game. I'm proud to call him my friend.
Sincere condolences to his family.
Vinny Mooney
Vincent Mooney
July 6, 2016
Very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. It seems most of the neighborhood crew has by now experienced the loss of a parent. I clearly recall each time I came down to your house, your Dad was always nice and welcoming to me. I never had him for any classes out at Arlington, but it seems he made some favorable impressions on his students. Stay in touch and let me know if I can do anything....
Steve Lasday
July 6, 2016
Mr. Stahlberger was my American History teacher at AHS in 1956. He had a way of making learning fun and interesting. Always looked forward to his class. My condolences to the family. May your many good memories comfort you at this time.
Hilda Van Vliet
July 6, 2016
So sad to hear of this news. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. He was a wonderful teacher, I enjoyed the year I spent in his classroom.
Bill Sforza
July 6, 2016
A great scholar and teacher, a wonderful colleague, and the perfect gentleman! Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss.
Sue Kime-Frank
July 5, 2016
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