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Thomas J. Stessalavage
August 29, 1953 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Thomas J. Stessalavage, 70, of Orwigsburg, passed away Friday, November 10th, at Geisinger St. Luke's Orwigsburg.
Tom was born in Pottsville, on August 29, 1953, a son of the late Leo J. Stessalavage and Anna (Lickman) Stessalavage.
He was the husband of Cindy (Reifsnyder) Stessalavage. They were married on November 14th, 1981.
Tom graduated from Nativity High School and was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church Schuylkill Haven.
He retired from Materion Performance Alloys and Composites Shoemakersville, formerly the Brush Wellman Corp. after 35 years of employment.
We remember him for his love of soccer, Saturday night horror movies with his wife Cindy, New Years Eve Twilight Zone marathons, and spaghetti nights with his family.
In addition to Cindy, his wife of almost 42 years, Tom is survived by
two daughters, Nicole Hartman, wife of Kyle, Marissa Stessalavage, companion of Rob, and a son, Jared Stessalavage, companion of Amanda.
Also a sister, Leanne and her husband Dave Mengel.
Tom is also survived by his three grandchildren; granddaughters Maddy Naradko, wife of Charles, and Kallie Hartman, and a grandson Gage Stessalavage, son of Marissa and Dennis. He also has two great grandchildren Charlie & Hadlee Naradko along with three nieces and a nephew; Kelly Swanson, Lisa Akins, Brittany Reifsnyder, and Brett Reifsnyder.
Tom has many other devoted family members, including his loving cat Sherman.
A Religious Service will be held at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Orwigsburg on Wednesday November 15th, 2023 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Msgr. Edward S. Zemanik officiating.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at which time there will be a Celebration of Life Eulogy with family.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692.