Richard Stack

Obituary of Richard Stack

Richard T. Stack, 86, of Waterbury, passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Vitas at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Nancy (McKee) Stack for over 48 years. He was born on November 25, 1933 in Waterbury, son of the late Thomas and Anna (Bowen) Stack. He graduated from Sacred Heart Grammar School, Leavenworth High School in 1951 and CT School of Electronics. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a Design Drafting Checker for Eaton Corporation. In his spare time Richard enjoyed gardening, cooking and walking. He enjoyed many documentaries but had a great passion for American history and WWII. He was an avid NY Yankees fan. Richard is survived by a daughter Margaret Ney and husband Fran of Watertown, two granddaughters Amanda Ney and her partner Dean McFarlin of Waterbury and Jessica Ney of Watertown and a great granddaughter Meadow McFarlin. He also leaves a sister Barbara Daddona of Waterbury, and a brother Martin Stack and wife Rosemary of Waterbury, along with many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by a brother Donald Stack and a sister Marilyn O’Dea. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Calvary Cemetery. Due to restrictions only the immediate family members will be allowed graveside. Anyone else wishing to attend must wear a mask and stay in or beside their vehicles.
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