In memory of Stanley Peter Furtak, Jr., 80, of Carrabelle, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 and is sadly missed by his family.
"Steve" was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, along with his sister Rose Beckman (William) to the late Stanley and Helen Furtak. He resided in the Manayunk and Germantown sections of Philadelphia, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, and then retired to and split his time between Carrabelle, and Woodbine, New Jersey with his late wife of 40 years, Dorothy Irene (nee Kennedy) who passed away June 19, 1994. He remarried and is survived by his wife Sharol Ann (Hughes) Bradley.
He is survived by his loving children and their spouses; Judith Gilbert (husband, Gene), and Stephen Furtak (wife Susan), He is predeceased by his two sons, Richard Furtak (wife Carol) and David Furtak,
He is also survived by his grandchildren; Anthony, Stephen, Richard, Brian, Lauren, Daniel (wife Rolena), Matthew, Bari, and his five great-grandchildren; Olivia, Wendy, Rusella, Zerena and Alexa.
Steve retired from the city of Philadelphia, Fairmount Park division, as a master plumber. He was an active member with Tri-State Anglers fishing club and enjoyed every summer boating, fishing and crabbing with his grandchildren. He was vice-president of Lanark Golf Club, a volunteer fireman for Lanark Village, and he never met a golf course, fishing spot, slot machine or football pool he didn't like.
A memorial service was held at Carrabelle United Methodist Church with friends and family. Interment was private at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, (Horsham Township), Ambler, Pennsylvania.