Thomas Stelmach

Obituary of Thomas L. Stelmach

Thomas L. Stelmach of West Deptford, New Jersey, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2024, with his family by his bedside. He was 77 years old.



Born in Camden, Tom was raised in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. He proudly served in the United States Air Force. Following his time in the Military, Tom returned home with his wife Donna and together shared 58 years of marriage. They raised three children who have nine grandchildren. Tom worked for many years in the Oil Refinery industry for Texaco and then ultimately Sunoco where he retired as an Instrumentation technician.


Tom will be remembered as a kind and generous man who maintained a very active lifestyle. Some of his favorite hobbies were helping others, working in his garden, cooking, and spending sunny summer days fishing. Most of all, Tom reveled in family gatherings. During July 4th barbecues he could be found manning the grill, serving burgers that he was famous for, and would close the gathering with a spectacular fireworks display. Tom will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.



He is the beloved husband of Donna (nee. Morris). Loving father of Lynn Maurer and her husband Al, Matthew Stelmach and his wife Amy, Megan Dolan and her husband Brian. Dear brother of John Stelmach and cherished grandfather of 9. Tom is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.


Farewell Tribute

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tom's viewing on Saturday, March 16 9:00-10:45 am in the McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 AM in Holy Angels Parish at St. Matthew's R. C. Church, 4th & Monument Avenues, National Park, NJ. Interment with Military Honors will follow in new Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Larc School- a non-profit special needs school for children with moderate to severe disabilities. Larc is located at 1089 Creek Rd, Bellmawr NJ

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9:00 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, March 16, 2024
McGuinness Funeral Home - Woodbury
34 Hunter Street
Woodbury, New Jersey, United States

Graveside or Committal Services

New Saint Mary's Cemetery
515 W. Browning Road
Bellmawr, New Jersey, United States