Clarence "Jack" Stuhltrager Jr., 93, of Lehigh Acres, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, while on vacation in Murphy, N.C. He was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Clarence and Edith Brooke Stuhltrager.
He graduated from Cheltenham High School in 1938.
He was a World War II veteran and joined the U.S. Army in May 1943 and served as a military policeman. He earned four Bronze Stars, received medals for European, African and Middle Eastern campaigns, and a Good Conduct medal.
Clarence ‘Jack’ Stuhltrager Jr.
He was a retiree from Reading Railroad and remained a member for several years.
After his retirement, he and his wife moved to Palmetto, Fla., in 1975. In 2005, he moved to Lehigh Acres.
He loved all sports; his favorite being the Phillies. In his younger years, he received awards for bowling and played a lot of golf. Presently, he especially enjoyed walking and dancing.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Lehigh Senior Citizen Center.
He will be greatly missed by his loving Rosemary Flynn of Pennsylvania, whom he adored and called his daughter and who was always there for him, and her family, especially Ken and Paula Winters. He is also remembered by several cousins, especially Mary Lou Platt; very special companion, Martha Thrower and family; and many dear friends.
He was predeceased by his sister, Peggy; and two wives, Lois and Marjorie.
A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Fountaincrest in Lehigh Acres on Taylor Lane Extension.