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Stanley James Kozlowski, Jr.
Stanley James Kozlowski, Jr.

March 24, 1934 - August 10, 2019
Born in Franklin, NJ
Resided in Stillwater Twp., NJ

Obituary

Stanley James Kozlowski, Jr., 85, of Stillwater Twp. passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon Twp., after a long illness with Alzheimer’s disease.

Born and raised in Franklin to the late Stanley and Julianna Kozlowski, Stanley was a resident of Stillwater Twp. since 1971. A graduate of Franklin High School Class of 1952, he was a varsity letter recipient in both baseball and football and served as the football team captain.

After graduating high school, Stanley joined the US Navy and attended basic training with Company 492 in Bainbridge, MD. After basic training, he graduated from the Hospital Corps School in Portsmouth, VA and then the 4th Field Medical Training Battalion in Camp Pendleton, CA. Upon completion of training, Stanley was assigned to a Marine Unit as a Corpsman. During his Naval career, he also served at the Naval Medical Center in Camp Lejeune, NC and is a veteran of the Korean War.

Upon his return to civilian life, Stanley owned and operated SJK Autobody in Hamburg prior to working for the Jewel “T” Company. He spent 17 years as an autobody technician for Condit Motors in Newton and was a manager of Grecco Autobody in Denville for a short time. He then worked for Home Depot in Succasunna, Dover, and Newton until his retirement; Stanley was also the owner of Stan’s Signs in Newton.

Stanley played semi-professional football with the Franklin Miners, was a member of the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, and a life member of the Swartswood Volunteer Fire Department.

Stanley is survived by his wife of 57 years, Anna Mary (nee Biamonte) of Stillwater Twp.; his daughter, Tatia Stettner and husband, Daniel, of Parsippany; his son, Anthony Kozlowski and wife, Katie, of Frankford Twp.; two grandchildren; and his sister, Veronica Miller of Franklin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 24 Halsted St, Newton. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 or to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com

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Visitation
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, August 15, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Joseph R.C. Church
Halsted Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Thursday, August 15, 2019
10:00 AM
Burial
St. Joseph Cemetery
Woodside Avenue
Newton, New Jersey 07860
Thursday, August 15, 2019
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