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John A. Stiebitz, Jr.

John A. Stiebitz, Jr.
  • May 29, 1932 - January 6, 2017
  • South Windsor, Connecticut

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“Dear Karen and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Karen McDermott

“Rest in peace Uncle Jack, you were always there as the uncle I never had.and the best friend my father ever had. I will always remember your huge...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Eric LaForge - Sturbridge, MA

“My condolences to Johns family and loved ones. John was a baseball coach (U&R)of mine almost 50 years ago and left a memorable impression on me that...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jimmy D'Efemia - East Hartford, CT

“Dear Megan,I was so sorry to hear of your loss. May God's love strengthen you and your family during this time of sorrow and grief. A grandfather's...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: - Shelton, CT

“Dad, I will miss you terribly as I do Mom, Your loving daughter, Karen ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Rogliano

“We are so very sorry to hear of Jack's passing. We met he and Jean through Fran and Bev when Fran was still working at Kenyon/Drake/Xtramart. We...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Dave and Sharon Preble - Norwich, CT

Visiting us in Florida
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon and David Preble

“Karen - I was saddened to hear of your father's sudden passing, losing a parent is always difficult. You and your family are in my thoughts and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Marie Acampora - Orange, CT

“Marlee And I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to your family at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Michael and Marlee D'Aulizio - CT

“Sincere condolences for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn," sustain your family during this...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jack was my favorite. Always gave me a big hug and smile. I also will miss him. Love to you all in this difficult...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: ginny - stafford, CT

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT


John A. Stiebitz Jr., "Jack," age 84, of South Windsor, passed away suddenly on January 6, 2017. Born on May 29, 1932 to John A. and Doris (Kellner) Stiebitz He was born and raised in Rockville before marrying Jean Brewer, on August 8, 1953, and moving to South Windsor to raise his family. He graduated from Rockville High School where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. Upon graduation he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he was stationed in Germany. After serving on active duty for two years, 1953-54, he remained in the reserves until 1960. After the army he was a salesman for many years, ultimately starting his own coffee distributorship, J & J Distributors, a successful business he ran for close to 25 years with his wife Jean. Jack was a sports enthusiast playing basketball, softball, golf, and loved fishing and bowling. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, and baseball. He coached his son's baseball teams for many years and umpired during his free time. Jack's favorite past times were playing cards and hanging out with friends at both the Army Navy Club and VFW. Jack also enjoyed watching UConn women's basketball and the Red Sox. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years Jean Brewer Stiebitz. He leaves behind three children: John David Stiebitz of Storrs-Mansfield, Karen J. Stiebitz Rogliano and her husband Guy of Shelton, and Teri L. Stiebitz of South Windsor. He leaves five grandchildren: Justin Rogliano, Megan Rogliano Field and her husband Taylor, Jamie Rogliano Riofrio and her husband Joseph, Christine Lemieux Guni and her husband Ergys, and Brian Lemieux. He leaves three great-grandchildren. He also leaves his best friend and "brother from another mother," Francis Laforge. Jack was an avid cat lover and leaves behind his feline friend, Panya. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, January 11th at Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor from 4 - 7pm. A memorial service will immediately follow calling hours. Burial will be private at the request of his family. In lieu of flowers, his family would like you to consider making a donation to the charity of your choice.