John L. Stein, 78, of Phoenix passed away on August 29, 2012. peacefully
in the arms of his beloved wife Marie.
John was born on September 24, 1933 in River Grove, Illinois to Adam and
Josephine Stein. John graduated from Phoenix Union HS in 1951 where he
excelled in sports.
He served in the US Army and was awarded early discharge to sign with
the New York Giants baseball team in 1955. He worked as an engineer for
GE Nuclear Energy Division in San Jose, CA for 25 years then Motorola
He is survived by is wife, eight children, twelve grandchildren, six great-grandchildren,
two brothers, a sister, numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of
A celebration of life will be held at 540 W. Rancho Drive, Phoenix, AZ
85013 at 6:30 Saturday September 8, 2012.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in John's
name to the Paliative Care Unit at Chandler Regional Hospital, 475 S.
Dobson Rd. Chandler, AZ 85224.