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Welcome to the memorial page for

Stella Gatarz

 Stella Gatarz (nee Fischer), 87, entered into eternal rest on December 21, 2017 at the Bridgeway Care Center.

A lifelong resident of E. Brunswick, Stella attended local schools and graduated from So. River H.S.

She worked briefly as a secretary before marrying Stanley Gatarz and working alongside him in the 

family business Laughing Boy Farms. Together they raised four children. She was a member of

St. Bartholomew RC Church in EB and the Holy Rosary Society where she leaves many long-time friends.

Stella was predeceased by her parents Lena and Robert Fischer; her husband Stanley; sons Arthur

and Raymond; daughter-in-law Joann; brothers Robert, Lawrence and Frank Fischer; sisters Frances

Edly and Helen Scott. Surviving are daughter Teri Gatarz and son Gregory Gatarz of E. Brunswick; 

grandson Ryan Gatarz of Old Bridge; sister-in-law Theresa Sweeney; friends since childhood Connie Applegate and

Dolores Doktorski ;  and many nieces and nephews and dear friends.  The family extends a special 'Thank You' to

the compassionate staff of Bridgeway Care Center in Hillsborough, NJ.

The family will welcome friends Thursday 4-7pm at the Bronson and Guthlein Funeral Home of Milltown, NJ.

Funeral mass Friday, 9:30am at St. Bartholomews RC Church, East Brunswick followed by interment at

Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to: St. Vincent DePaul c/o St. Bartholomews Catholic Church, 460 Ryders  Ln., East Brunswick, NJ 08816 ( www.https://ebsudp.org/donate/).


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
December 28, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bronson & Guthlein Funeral Home, Inc.
152 North Main St.
Milltown, NJ 00850

Funeral Mass
Friday
December 29, 2017

9:30 AM
St, Bartholomews RC Church
Ryders Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816


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