Edward John Stahulak, age 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 with his loving family by his side
Edward was born on June 6,1931 in Chicago, IL.
Edward is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Mary L. (nee Gennett) Stahulak; children, Janet (Ned) Bixby, Robert (Rebecca DeBelis) Stahulak, Diane (Skip Slusarz) Stahulak; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Rose (the late Stanley) Musielak; brother, Thomas (the late Marie) Stahulak; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents; Ignatius and Josephine (nee Bukowski) Stahulak; brothers, James (Charlotte) Stahulak, Emil (Caroline) Stahulak and Joseph (Anne) Stahulak.
Edward married Mary on March 5, 1953. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Coast Guard serving during the Korean Conflict. He retired as a member of the Local 710 and was a former member of the Berwyn Eagles #2125. Edward was a parishioner at St. Jude Catholic Church in Joliet. He enjoyed wood working, making carving intarsia and collecting lighthouses. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s name may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church in Joliet, IL.
A celebration of Edward’s life will begin on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home 1211 Plainfield Road Jolliet, IL 60435 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.