Stephen M. Stetz

October 23, 1932 ~ December 20, 2019 (age 87)

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Stephen M. Stetz, 87, of Nanticoke, passed away Friday, Dec 20, 2019, at his home. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Stephen and Mary Stetz. Stephen was a graduate of Nanticoke High School. He retired from the Chappaqua School District N.Y. After retirement he spent time volunteering at CEO in Wilkes-Barre and traveling with his late wife Dannice. Stephen looked forward to his yearly family reunion at West Penn Community Park, New Ringgold PA. He enjoyed camping, going on scenic train rides and spending time with family watching the N.Y Mets and Philadelphia Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, the former Dannice Dietz, brothers Peter Stetz, John Stetz, Joseph Stetz, Michael Stetz. Sisters, Anna Costa, Eva Ghiorze, Olga Satkovich, Irene Szold.   

Survived by sister Elizabeth Fedele, Florida; nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday Dec. 28,2019 from Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services. 465 S Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Condolences may be sent to

In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels, 190 S Sprague Ave., Kingston PA 18704. 



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Celebration of Life
December 28, 2019

2:00 PM
Kniffen O Malley Leffler Funeral

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