The Obit For William Stellar

William J. Stellar Sr.

Published in the Morning Call on 4/25/2008.

William J. Stellar Sr., 84, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008. He was a loving husband to Rose (Ilko) Stellar for 60 years in October.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Martin and Theresa (Desht) Stellar. William was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown. He retired from Plumbers Local Union 690.

William played professional Minor League baseball and basketball. He also coached many youth athletic organizations. William was an avid golfer.

Survivors: He will be sadly missed by his entire family. Wife, Rose Stellar; sons, William Jr. and his wife, Gail, of Spartanburg, S.C., Robert and his wife, Rita, of Allentown, Thomas and his wife, Rebecca, of Cranberry Twp, Pa.; sister, Theresa McGeady of Whitehall; brother, Martin Stellar in Florida; grandchildren, Adrienne and her husband, Jason Kimbrell, William III, Nicholas, Alyssa, Gabriel, Kyle; great- grandchildren, Micah and Ian Kimbrell.

Services: A viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. on Friday in Kohut Funeral Home Inc., 950 N. Front St., Allentown, 18102. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, 924 N. Front St., Allentown, 18102. Burial will be private.

Online condolences may be made at: www.kohutfuneralhome.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Williams name to the American Diabetes Association, 2045 Westgate Dr., Bethlehem 18017 or to the Alzheimers Association, 617A Main St., Hellertown, 18055.