OBITUARY

Doris Joan Stidnick

July 19, 1933November 1, 2018
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Doris Joan Stidnick, 85, of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away on Novemeber 1, 2018. She was born in Troy, New York on July 19, 1933 to the late Stephen and Eva (Pawlikoski) Fushak.

Doris graduated from Watervliet High School, in Watervliet, New York and went on to work for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Soon, she met the love of her life, Colonel (Ret) Wesley C. Stidnick, Jr. and they were married on April 8, 1956. Doris took great pride and joy in being a military wife and they traveled the world together as Wesley served in the United States Air Force as a Command Fighter Pilot. In her free time, she enjoyed reading and spending time on the beach with her family. They spent 53 wonderful years together before Wesley passed away in 2009.

Doris is preceded in death by her dear parents; her husband, Colonel (Ret) Wesley C. Stidnick Jr.; her son, David M. Stidnick; grandson, Tristan M. Stidnick and aunts, Helen Javers (Charlie) and Christine Petregal (Andrew).

Doris is survived by her daughter, Lori Montgomery and Lori's husband, Richard; granddaughter, Roxanne Montgomery and son Logan Wesley: grandsons, Matthew Stidnick and Christopher Montgomery.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, with a service to begin at 3:00 pm. Reception will be held following the service at the Montgomery family home.

Doris will be reunited with Wesley at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Condolences may be offered at www.woodlawnfuneralhomegotha.com

  • FAMILY

  • Doris is preceded in death by her dear parents; her husband, Colonel (Ret) Wesley C. Stidnick Jr.; her son, David M. Stidnick; grandson, Tristan M. Stidnick and aunts, Helen Javers (Charlie) and Christine Petregal (Andrew).

    Doris is survived by her daughter, Lori Montgomery and Lori's husband, Richard; granddaughter, Roxanne Montgomery and son Logan Wesley: grandsons, Matthew Stidnick and Christopher Montgomery.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Doris Joan Stidnick

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Lynne Nemati

November 8, 2018

Dearest Lori,Richard , and Christopher. We are deeply sorry for your loss and you all have our deepest condolences. Losing your Mom is so extremely difficult. We cannot attend the services because we have to work , but we will stop by your home to see you after we get off . Love , prayers , hugs and kisses to you.

Claire Chadwick

November 7, 2018

Dear Lori, Richard, and family,
Sending our deepest condolences to you. Living next door to your parents for 13 years was a wonderful gift! My children loved “Miss Doris and Uncle Wes” and grew up feeling like part of the family lived right next door. Your Mom always loved talking about “my Lori” more than any other topic. You were her biggest joy in life ! We loved them both very much. This heartbreak is only softened by the vision of them reunited once again. I’m keeping those memories close and keeping you all in my prayers.
With Love,
The Chadwick family

Dorothy Cudia

November 7, 2018

Dear Lori and Richard,
My condolences. I am praying for the family during this difficult time. I had the pleasure of meeting Doris in your home. She was such a joy and knew how much you both did everything you could to care for her.
She is reunited with Christ and is no longer suffering.
Love and hugs,
Dorothy

Ann Molloy

November 6, 2018

Dear Lori,
We are deeply sorry for the loss of your Mom. She fought hard. I am sorry we cannot attend I am working but please accept our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Sincerely,
Ann, Jimmy
and Frankie

Diana (Kawka) Sadlemire

November 5, 2018

Doris was a cousin through marriage. My first cousin Wessleys wife. I don't believe I had the chance to meet her,because of the distance. I also was one of the young cousins, so getting where they were wasn't really possible. I am happy that,she and her husband are together once again. God bless the family,and give comfort at this time.

Mike Counoyer

November 5, 2018

I remember Doris and Wes coming to my landlady’s house in Maplewood. We lived up stairs in Helens house for 25 years and we became friends when they used to visit. We became part of the family, great stories and great company. RIP Doris. My wife Cathy passed away 2 weeks so your going to have company us stairs.

Susan Ham

November 4, 2018

Doris was my cousin through marriage, the wife of my 1st cousin Wesley. My Dad Joe was Wesley's uncle, son of Mary who was my Dad's sister. Dad was only 5 years older than Wesley.

I remember Doris being so friendly and loving. She was so proud of her husband Wesley and his career and his early death was such a great loss. And then there was the loss of her son David and then Grandson Tristan. So much loss. She sure loved her kids and grand kids and was so proud of them. I think the last time I saw her was when my Dad and I met with Doris and Lori before they moved to Florida. Doris would send all kinds of e-mails that were either funny or political. I pray you are having a wonderful reunion with your family and friends in Heaven.

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