Marie Stahlecker
1921 - 2020
Marie Frances (Sullivan) Stahlecker

ROCHESTER, NY - Marie Frances Stahlecker (Sullivan)

December 10, 1921 - December 31, 2020

Marie was predeceased by parents, Daniel and Margaret (Rourke) Sullivan; husband Edward F. Sr.; sons David, Michael, Robert, and daughter Maura Ann; brothers Daniel, Jack, Joseph Sullivan.

Marie was born and raised in Worcester, MA, received her RN from Worcester City Hospital. Marie met her husband Edward while he was stationed in New England in the Coast Guard during WWII. They married in 1947 and returned to Rochester where she worked at Rochester General Hospital and raised her family. She was active with seven children and involved with boy scouts, girl scouts, church, and school groups. She encouraged her family to be the best people they could be and to treat everyone with respect and dignity.

Marie is survived by sons Daniel (Sandra) of Holland, MI and Edward F. Jr. (Sally) of Kingston, OH; daughters Patricia (Bruce) Steffon of Ontario, NY and Maryanne (Brian) Etter, Chili, NY; daughters-in-law Noreene Stahlecker and Kathy Caren Stahlecker; grandchildren: Meredith, Matthew (Julie Clay) Locher, Andy (Angela) Stahlecker, Anne Marie Stahlecker (Joe Witkowski), Meaghann Steffon (Christopher Conroy), Michael (Jennifer) Steffon, Carrie Benjamin, Zak, Jase, Ryan, Bridget Stahlecker, Sean, Colleen, Patrick, Kevin Etter; great grandchildren Sadie, Lily, Elijah; cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends. The family is grateful for the compassionate care Marie received her final years from the Episcopal Church Home.

Calling hours will be Sunday, July 25, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, 570 Kings Hwy South, Rochester, NY 14617. Please meet the family for Marie's memorial Mass on Monday, July 26 at 10:00am at St. Kateri at Christ the King, 455 Kings Hwy South. Interment private. To share a memory or send the family a condolence, please visit,

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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Mar. 23 to Jul. 18, 2021.
Calling hours
3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Paul W. Harris Funeral Home
570 Kings Hwy South, Rochester, NY 14617
Memorial Mass
St. Kateri at Christ the King
455 Kings Hwy South
Funeral services provided by:
Paul W. Harris Funeral Home
Sponsored by Paul W. Harris Funeral Home.
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