John Thomas Stefanski
June 13, 2016
John Thomas "Jack" Stefanski, 73, of Essexville, our caring and generous husband, father, and grandpa was born into eternal life on the afternoon of Monday, June 13, 2016 in Saginaw. Jack was born in Saginaw on January 7, 1943, the son of the late John J. and Grace E. (Trombley) Stefanski. While at a party, he met the former Janice Schabel. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on May 24, 1969. Jack proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a mechanic for four years. Throughout life, he was known for his excellent work ethic as a machinist for various companies. When not working, Jack could be found working on cars, train sets, attending car and train shows, and woodworking. He loved watching his Detroit sports teams, NASCAR, and drag racing. Jack's favorite pastime was attending his grandchildren's sporting events and spending time with his family (most of the time). He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Janice of forty-seven years and their children, John (Bridget) Stefanski, Lisa (Gina) Stefanski, Kenneth (Lori) Stefanski, Becky (Robert) McComb; grandchildren, Cassidi, Corbin, Colton, and Quinn Stefanski; Isabell and Zach Stefanski, and Samantha, Lucas, and Owen McComb. Jack is also survived by his sister-in-law, Jane Stefanski, along with many in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was welcomed home to heaven by his brother, Donald J. Stefanski, and his father and mother-in-law, Kenneth L. and Eleanor R. (Felske) Schabel. Jack's family will be present to receive visitors on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Vigil for Jack at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Friday, June 17, 2016, Jack will be taken to St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. Norbert Church), 126 W. Munger Rd., Munger, where visiting will continue from 9:00 AM until the time of his 10:00 AM Funeral Liturgy. Fr. Joseph Schabel will officiate with the Rite of Committal to follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.