A husband, a father, and a friend. It is with great sadness that the family of Mark W. Stoetzel announces his passing on December 30, 2010 at the age of 51 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was a life resident of North Syracuse and was a 1977 graduate of Cicero High school and was employed for the past seven years as a pick up and delivery driver for FedEx National. Prior to that he he was a quality control specialist at Deluxe Check Printers in Liverpool for 20 years.
Mark leaves to mourn his passing, cherish his memory and celebrate his life, his wife and best friend of 25 years, Lori and his son Josh who was his pride and joy. Mark is survived by his mother Barbara A. Stoetzel of North Syracuse, brothers Kris Chrissy Stoetzel of North Syracuse and Jon Tonia Stoetzel of Baldwinsville as well as several nieces and nephews. Mark was predeceased by his father and mentor Donald I. Stoezel in 2003. Mark will also be fondly remembered by his extended family and dear friends.
Mark was an avid bowler accomplishing numerous award scores and 300 games. He enjoyed coaching baseball but his true lovewas watching his son play. Mark was a volunteer firefighter in in North Syracuse for many years. He loved to hunt especially with his son Josh and best friend Donnie. Another favorite of his was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with friends.
A very kind and social person, Mark will be especially remembered for his love oto talk, share stories and ease of making friends.
Friends may call Monday from 4-8 pm at Krueger Funeral Home Inc., 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. Funeral Services will be 11 am on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in North Syracuse Cemetery. Contributions in Mark?s memory may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association 2720 River Rd. DePlaines, IL 60018.