George A. Stapon

03/08/2011 11:31 AM |

George A. Stapon, 72, of Jamesport, died March 7 at his home.

He was born in Newport, R.I., to George and Katherine (Harenza) Stapon. He was a foreman at the Long Island Lighting Company for 42 years.

He is survived by his wife, Sophie (Fink) Stapon; four daughters, Theresa, Deborah Doyle, Cynthia Cichanowicz, and Laurie Kaelin;  two sons, Stephen and Thomas; and 15 grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, March 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 9, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 10, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Isidore R.C. Church in  Riverhead, followed by interment at the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.