William Milton Stang Jr.
MESHOPPEN — William Milton Stang Jr., of Meshoppen, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in the Tunkhannock United Methodist Home. He was born in Newark, N.J., on July 27, 1929, son of the late William M. and Selma (Ganserit) Stang. Milton was a 1945 graduate of Tunkhannock High School and attended Temple University. He was employed by various area construction companies, retiring from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation after 25 plus years of employment. A member of the Lemon United Methodist Church and the Tunkhannock Odd Fellows Lodge, he enjoyed coaching and playing baseball; he also enjoyed Penn State Football. He was preceded in death by a sister, Valeda Boner. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris (Sherwood) Stang; sons and spouses, William A. and Rosana Stang, of Springville, Dennis and Cynthia Stang, of Lawton, Milton and Brenda Stang, of Tunkhannock; daughter Rebecca and Fred Shappell, of Danville; brothers, Louis, Dean and Peter Stang, of Meshoppen; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with the Rev. Scott Ryan, of the Lemon United Methodist Church. Friends may call 1 p.m. to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Lemon United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com .
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