William T. Stolting, 69, of Mountainside, N.J., passed away on Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Ave., Westfield, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Ave., Summit, N.J., on Thursday, July 10, at 10:45 a.m.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to William H. and Theresa (Pierro) Stolting on Sept. 29, 1944, Bill graduated from Bishop Loughlin High School in 1961. He then joined the Christian Brothers and furthered his studies at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. After leaving the brothers, he completed his degree at Manhattan College. Bill earned an M.B.A. in international business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968.
He then worked at Schering-Plough in Kenilworth, N.J., during which time Bill also served honorably in Vietnam.
He married Barbara Rysz of Fairfield, N.J., in 1973. A year later, they moved to Madrid, Spain, and had three children.
Over the next seven years, they embraced the Spanish culture while Bill served as director of marketing for Essex Espana.
In 1981, they moved back to the states and settled in Mountainside. Bill later co-founded in 1987, and was president of Applause, a successful Broadway ticket agency.
He was the beloved husband of Barbara for 41 years; devoted father to Beth, Brooke, Bill and his wife, Annemarie, and proud grandpa to Ella, Will and Caroline. Bill is also survived by his brother, Richard and his wife, Jean, and their children, Jennifer, Laura, and Debbie, as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren, and many, many friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Salvation Army in Bill’s memory.
Published in Star-Ledger on July 8, 2014
Stolting, William T. [MC???? RIP]
Guestbook: At the same link as above
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I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1966
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Stolting, William T. [MC1966 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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