Stanley H. Englert dies at age 85

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Stanley H. Englert passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at home. He was 85.

the son of Elsie and John Englert, he was born on July 18, 1933, in Queens, N.Y.

Stan grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from Franklin K. Lane High School. He was in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. He worked for Alcoa Aluminum Company and then later for the NYC Transit Authority as a bus driver in Queens, retiring in 1984.

He was an active member of the VFW Post 8540 (serving as Commander), The Glendale Catholic Club in Glendale, N.Y., and The Order of the Sons of Italy in the Bronx. He was a member of the Mended Hearts, a support group for individuals suffering from heart disease. He often visited patients in the hospital who were undergoing heart surgery, after his own heart valve replacement surgery in 1991.

Stan loved fish and fishing, and enjoyed spending time at his family’s summer home in Rockaway, N.Y., and his cousin’s summer home at Lake Taconic, N.Y. Stan also loved bowling and was a member of the Zodiac Bowling League at Laguardia Lanes for many years.

Those who knew Stan knew what a kind man he was and what a big heart he had. He would do anything for anyone. He loved spending time with his family and treasured his many friends who became family too. He always made sure to keep in touch with everyone.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, at home; daughter, Diane Vasti (Frank) of Monroe, N.Y.; son, John Englert (Margaret) of Melbourne, Fla.; daughter, Gina Hartmann (Danny) of Goshen, N.Y.; and grandchildren, Nicole and Melissa Vasti, John Englert (Brittany), Thomas Englert, Lauren Crozier (Don), and Kristin Englert, Kaitlyn and Matthew Hartmann; and great-grandchildren, Charlee-Jayne, Kaiden, and Hailey; brother, John (Marie) of Hamilton Township, N.J.. and sister-in-laws, Angela Stoker of the Bronx and Mary Scandura of Boca Raton, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his sister, Maybella (Mabel) Fredericks of Falls Church, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan County, The Veterans Association, and The American Heart Association.

Visitation was held Feb. 1 at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Monroe. A Funeral Mass was held Feb. 2 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Monroe. Interment followed, with Military Funeral Honors, at Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen.

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