Stanley F. Solarczyk Jr., 72, of Clearfield died on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at his home.
He was born on May 11, 1945 in Lilly, a son of the late Stanley and Phoebe (Sweeney) Solarczyk.
Mr. Solarczyk retired from West Branch School District as an Elementary Physical Education teacher for 30 years. He coached girls basketball at West Branch High School and assisted with girls basketball at Clearfield High School. Mr. Solarczyk enjoyed his time golfing and being a member of the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club. He was also a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield and served with the US Army during the Vietnam Era.
He is survived by his son, David Solarczyk and wife Colleen of Hamilton Square, NJ; a granddaughter, Lilly Solarczyk; and three sisters, Frances Bacchus of Glen Mills, Dotty Smith and husband Sam of Southbury, CT, and Joan Turner of Woodridge, VA; and several nephews and nieces and grand nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Maryanne Solarczyk.
Mass of Christian burial will be said at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield on Friday at 10:30 AM with Father Brandon Kleckner as celebrant. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Clearfield.
Friends will be received at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Thursday from 5-8 PM and on Friday from 9:30-10 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the West Branch High School Girls Basketball Boosters, 444 Allport Cutoff, Morrisdale, PA 16858 or to the Clearfield Bison Girls Basketball Boosters, 2831 Washington Avenue, Clearfield, PA 16830.
To sign the on-line guest book go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.