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.