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Harry L. Stark

January 14, 1936 ~ November 18, 2018 (age 82)

Mass of Christian Burial for Harry L.  Stark Jr., 82, will be 11:30 AM, Saturday, November 24, 2018 St. Mary Catholic Church, 242 North State Street, Painesville, Ohio.  Family and friends may call 4:00 – 6:00 PM Friday, November 23rd at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio. Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, November 26, 2018 at Fairmount Memorial Park, 4199 S. Union Avenue, Alliance, Ohio 44601.

Mr. Stark was born, January 14, 1936 in Alliance, Ohio.  He passed away November 18, 2018 at his residence in Perry.

Harry was proud of his military service.  He served in the U.  S. Army and in the U. S. Coast Guard `as a search and rescue coxswain, for 20 years.  He was employed by Sears as a manager in the after-service division, retiring in 1996.   

Harry was a member of St. Mary Church in Painesville and was a eucharistic minister.  He was also a member of the Indian Point Gun Club and enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, fishing and running.  He collected antique cars and was very proud of his collection.

Harry is survived by his wife, Kathleen Stark; sons, Harry L. (Mada) Stark III and Michael F. (Nancy) Stark; daughter, Kathleen (David) Valentine; sister-in-law, Sr. Mary Deborah Carlin, SND; brother, David William (Elizabeth) Stark; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry L. Stark Sr. and Lucille (Davidson) Stark; brother, Jack Hanney; and sister, Donna Reed.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Harry’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Mary Church, 242 N. State Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077 or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.


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