OBITUARY

Stanley John Rolland

December 18, 1925July 7, 2013

Stanley John Rolland – beloved husband, father, and grandfather, 87 year-old native of New Orleans, and a resident of Theodore passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. Mr. Rolland, a veteran of the U.S. navy, served in the Atlantic Theater during World War II. He retired from Pitney Bowes as a regional manager after 33 years of service. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4888. Of utmost importance in his life were his love for God, his Savior, and his family followed closely by his love for golf. Mr. Rolland was preceded in death by his parents, George Joseph Rolland and Esther Joy Ludwig Rolland; son, Stanley John Rolland, Jr.; and brother, George Joseph Rolland, Jr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Rae Ann Richards Rolland; children, Donna Puhr (Ron), Jean Klaus (Bill), and Brenda Holben; sister, Joy Rolland Babin; eight grandchildren, Christopher Puhr, Elizabeth Puhr (Shannon Broadway), Kevin Puhr (Jenni), Ryan Puhr, Jamie Podraza (Brad), Jessica Brouillard (Brian), Jason Holben and Tyler Holben; great-grandchildren, Avery, Luke, Sydney, and Mae Anna; other relatives and friends. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, P.O Box 190219, Mobile, AL 36619. Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-mobile.com. Arrangements by Radney Funeral Home, 3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36606.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • Mass of the Resurrection Wednesday, July 10, 2013
REMEMBERING

Stanley John Rolland

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Nanci & Dennis Rome

July 12, 2013

Dear Donna & family- Please give our sincere condolences to your family. Your Dad had a ready smile & big heart! He loved all of you so much! We were blessed to have met him. Prayers and hugs for all!

July 11, 2013

I knew Stanley only briefly but he was a most memorable man - a good man.
He was respected by everyone, and his Pitney Bowes business
career was filled with achievement.
He was a major builder of the company over many years.

We will have a Mass said for him & pray that he is at peace.
Mike Quigley

Danny Puhr

July 10, 2013

To Rae, Donna, Jean and Brenda,

We will always remember Stan as the man whose power switch was always on. He never seemed to shy away from any one or any thing. Always ready to play golf or cards, or just give us kids a bit of fun. He was a perfect complement to his wife, and his kids just followed their lead. Such an energetic family.

We know you will miss him, as will everyone who knew him. I do trust he is in a better place, and that we can expect that at some point, he will still try and will beat us at cards.

Our prayers are with you and your children.

The Danny Puhr family.

July 10, 2013

Dear Rolland Family

I am very sorry to here about the loss of Stanley. He has always held a special place in my heart.

Deepest Sympathy
Sharon Mooring

July 10, 2013

To the Rolland family,
Our prayers go out to the family. Our deepest sympathy.

Nini, Koko and family

Roseanne Cain

July 10, 2013

Dear Jean and family. So sorry to hear about your great loss. Such a charming man I had the pleasure of meeting on several occasions. My condolences.

Debie Lopez

July 10, 2013

Dear Rolland Family, We were saddened to hear about your loss. He was a very special man and will be sorely missed. Please know you all are in our thoughts & prayers. May the Lord bless you & give you the strength to walk through this difficult season.

Kathy Childress

July 10, 2013

Rolland Family,

We are so very sorry to hear about Mr. Rolland. He was 'one of a kind' and so much fun to be around! Please know that you are all in our prayers.

The Alice Puhr family

Ron Greeson

July 9, 2013

So sorry to hear this. He was another one of the Good Guys. I worked with PB over 33 years. Stan was a class act.

July 9, 2013

Dear Rae Ann, Girls and family. We are so saddened to hear the news especially since we just chatted with you and Stanley a few weeks ago. I remember our parting words when we asked Stanley what he was going to do after we hung up and he said "Make a Tee Time". Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Pam & Ted Clemens (Virginia Beach)