A memorial service for Gary Anthony Stolarick, 65, of Greenville, TX, formerly of Wilkes Barre, PA, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020, at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612.
Gary Anthony Stolarick was born on September 11, 1954, in Wilkes Barre, PA, to parents, George Stolarick and Pauline DeBold Stolarick. He was raised in Pennsylvania where he attended Gate of Heaven Catholic School. Gary later attended Westside Voc-Tech School, Luzerne County Community College and Pennsylvania State Fire Academy. He married Carol Willis on June 17, 1998, and they made their home in Dallas, PA. until their move to Texas in 2015. Gary worked for Proctor & Gamble in Mehoopney, PA, and Cascade Tissue Group in Pittson, PA in the product development departments.
Gary was a man of many passions, one was the Shavertown Fire Department in Shavertown, PA. Gary was a life-time member of 42 years, President for 25 of those years and held the position of Engineer. Gary loved life and he never met a stranger. He was an avid hunter for many years. He was also a man of many talents and would tackle any job no matter how big or small.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Pauline Stolarick and brother, Dr. George Allan Stolarick. Gary is survived by the biggest love of his life, his wife, Carol Willis Stolarick of Greenville, TX; sons, William “Billy” Youngblood and wife, Kerri of Hanover Township, PA, Stephen Stolarick and wife, Michelle of Dallas, PA, and Gary Anthony Youngblood and wife, Abbie of Dallas, PA; daughters, Susan Scott Sanko and husband, John of Wills Point, TX, and Anna Scott Vines and husband, Kane of Prosper, TX; mother-in-law, Carolyn Willis of Greenville, TX; grandchildren, Stephen, Madeliene, Macey, Olivia, Arik, Ian, Sadie, Faryn, Brady and Lacey; siblings, Marie Fry and husband, Billy of Shickshinny, PA, Eric Stolarick and wife, Susan of Thornhurst, PA, Pauline Sudek and husband, Joe of Noxen, PA and Kent Stolarick of Shickshinny, PA; and goddaughter, Jennifer Freeden of Austin.
Honorary pallbearers include Gary Beisel, Ryan Moss, Nick Michalism, Dave Rinhimer, Woody Larson, Joe Yonchik, John Berti, Tim Berti, Jerry Paxton, Michelle Sowga, Michael Klug, Jeff Jumper, Gordy Kutz and Jeffrey Beisel. Gary passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in Greenville, TX.
Memorial donations may be made in Gary’s memory to Shavertown Fire Department, 170 North Main Street, Shavertown, PA 18708.
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