Michael P. Stack Sr.

June 27, 1940March 13, 2018
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Obituary, Michael Stack, Sr. June 27th, 1940 – March 13th, 2018

Michael “Mike” Stack, native of Ballylongford, Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland, passed away peacefully into Eternal Life on March 13th, 2018, in Newburgh, NY at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. He is survived by his former wife Theresa (Maher) Stack. Mike was a beloved father of Mary Stack O’Brien, Patrick (Mary) Stack, Michael (Deirdre) Stack, and Thomas (Margaret) Stack. He was a cherished grandfather of Sean, Michael, Meaghan, Kathleen Rose, Ryan, Kathleen Theresa, Michaela, Matt, and Danny. Also survived by loving siblings Peg, Pat, Brendan, Jim, and Phil. Predeceased by siblings Josephine, Mary, Eileen, Kathleen, Martin, Connie, Tom, and Tony. Mike also survived by devoted companion Ellen (Nellie) Enright.

Mike was a construction worker and Union member of Local 731 in New York City for forty years. Mike was the proprietor of Stack’s Pub and Lamppost Motel in the Irish Alps in the Catskills.

Rest in Peace Mike. Please send all charitable donations to the listed Link Below. Select Cancer Center under “Where would you like your gift to go?”


  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Burial Friday, March 16, 2018

Michael P. Stack Sr.

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Herbert Hickey

May 17, 2018

R.I.P. Mike...I D K if my condolence went thru before ..Im Sorry...if it went half thru..My Deepest Regards to your family..Hopefully I will see Mary soon and the boys...All the way from New Hyde Park to East Durham...Where did the time go..My family and my condolences...Rest In Peace ...

karen cashell

March 16, 2018

Condolences to STACK FAMILY. May he Rest in Peace. I love and miss you. Karen (Cashell)

karen cashell

March 16, 2018

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Joanne Stack

March 16, 2018

To my dearest Uncle Mike.

I cannot believe God has taken you so young. You fought a good fight and your at ease now.
My deepest condolences to Mary Teresa, Patrick, Michael and Thomas. Your 3 daughter in laws, your 9 grandchildren, your 4 brothers, and sister and to Nellie.

My trips to croke park will never be the same again. When i used to ring you before the game and during half time. And the day after the match as and we would be chatting about the game and the players with just the odd bad word thrown in!!
I have fond treasured memories of all the times you came over home and the time I went to New York.
I'm sorry I cannot be there to say Goodbye and it breaks my heart not been there. But I know you will understand as it wouldn't easy with the 2 kids.

Keep shining down on all of us, tell everyone we were asking for them. And if there are cars in heaven make sure you get an automatic and not a stick shift!!

I love you and I always will. Till we meet again Love your niece Joanne, Denis, Donnacha and áine xxx
Rest In Peace Uncle Mike xx

Pat Collins

March 15, 2018

Sincere condolences from Pat Collins and Stephen Minogue to the Stack Family and may he Rest In Peace forever. May I say I had the pleasure of meeting Mike while working at his brother Brendan’s Bar the former Jesse James.

kieran maher

March 14, 2018

we want to send our condolence on michaels passing from kieran and margaret maher

Michael Riodan

March 14, 2018

My deeepst condolences to the Stack family. I remember many good trips up to Stacks growing up seeing Mike. The world lost 2 great Kerry men this week. My father Joesph Riordan passed away March 8. They must be up in heaven together sharing a drink. Prayers from all the Riordans from the Bronx.

Donald Smith

March 14, 2018

Mike Stack was the most decent and warm person in East Durham, and that is saying a lot in a town of decent and warm people. I've had the privilege of performing in his pub many times over the years, and the even bigger privilege of sitting down outside in the sun with him just chatting and catching up on news and events, and friends and family....He was always there, and always welcoming, and will be sorely missed...Our most sincere condolences to Nelly, Theresa, Mary, Tommy, Mike, and all....from Don Smith and Jack Driscoll

Michael McElligott.

March 14, 2018

My condolences to the Stack Family. I always enjoyed playing music for Mike in the Catskills in years gone by. RIP Mike.
The McElligott Family Tarbert & New York.

Denis Hegarty

March 14, 2018

Condolences to the Stack family may he rest in peace