Jackie "Jack"'s Story
Jackie "Jack" L. Stuckey, 85, of Mifflinburg, passed peacefully at 8:08 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Heritage Springs Memory Care.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1930, in Hagerstown, Md., a son of the late Richard Benjamin and Ethel Mae (Plank) Stuckey. On Nov. 25, 1951, he married the former JoAnn E. Hertzler, who passed away on Oct. 17, 2013. Together, they shared 61 years of memories.
Jack was a graduate of Burnham High School, class of 1948.
He was a Korean War veteran serving in the Coast Guard from 1950 until his honorable discharge in 1953.
Jack was a member of Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, where he was very active in various church activities.
Jack, along with family members, owned and operated the former IGA Store in Mifflinburg from 1962 to 1990.
He was a member of the Mifflinburg Free and Accepted Masons, Lodge 370, a member of the QB Flying Club, former member of the M&T Bank Board and the Burnham Fire Department.
His interests included being a handyman, a private pilot, traveling, going to the beach with his family, and detailing cars. He also enjoyed starting each morning with the men of the Subway coffee group.
Surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Cheryl A. and Stuart Naulty, of Murray, Ky., Marjorie L. Boyer, of Milton, Pa., Linda K. and Ronald Baum, of Mifflinburg, Pa.; four grandchildren, Christopher, Alicia, Katie and Eric; two great-grandchildren, Devin and Isabella; and one brother, William F. Stuckey, of Mifflinburg.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Robert Naulty; one brother, Richard M. Stuckey; and one son-in-law, Douglas Boyer.
Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, 279 Market St., Mifflinburg, where the memorial service will be held at 11, with the Rev. Mrs. Shirley Cornell officiating.
Interment will be in the Mifflinburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Jack's memory may be sent to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Dr., Lewisburg PA 17837 or the Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, 279 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.
To share in Jack's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com
Published on June 17, 2016