Mr. Jeffrey Stark, age 58, of Snowbrook Road, Great Valley, NY died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at his home.
Born on December 2, 1952 in Salamanca, NY he was the son of Robert Stark, Great Valley, NY and the late Rosemond LeBlanc Stark. He was married on June 4, 1977 in the former St. Patrick's RC Church in Salamanca, NY to the former Mary Jo Swartz who survives.
Mr. Stark was a graduate of Ellicottville Central School Class of 1971.
He was co-owner of Salamanca Area Beverage Company, Little Valley, NY.
Mr. Stark was a member of Holy Name of Mary RC Church in Ellicottville, NY, the former St. Pacificus Church, Humphrey, NY. He was civilian pilot and a member of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, and spending time with his friends and family. He loved his home and it's natural scenic setting.
Surviving besides his wife and father are: 2 sons, Kevin Stark, Brian Stark, both of Great Valley, NY ; 3 brothers, David Stark, Great Valley, NY, Terry (Chris) Stark, Howard Stark, both of Salamanca, NY; 2 sisters, Beth (Joe) Riethmiller, Salamanca, New York, Molly (Dennis) Brown, Jamestown, NY; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, Dana Stark on July 21, 1999 and a brother, Thomas Stark.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Friday evening from 7-9 P.M.
A prayer service will be held on Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M. in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. in St. Pacificus Church, Humphrey, NY with Rev. Ronald Mierzwa, pastor of Holy Name of Mary Church, Ellicottville, NY as celebrant.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, NY.
E-condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to facebook.com/onofh.
The family suggests memorials to the donor's choice.