Former Industry Exec Stoelker Passes

William Stoelker

National Park, NJ — William F. Stoelker, Jr., age 68, passed away peacefully at his home in National Park, NJ on Saturday, November 21.

Soon after graduating from high school in 1970, Stoelker began what would be a more than 30-year career in the confectionery industry beginning at Whitman’s Chocolates. During his career he held positions at several companies moving his family to New Jersey, Illinois and Texas.

He was active in the NCSA during his career, spending time on its board of directors.

Stoelker is survived by his wife of 47 years, Diane (nee Graf), his children David and his wife Shannon, Joslyn and her husband Mark and two grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on November 28 at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home, 226 W. Collings Avenue, Collingswood, New Jersey. Family and friends are welcome for visitation from 11am to 12pm followed by a private memorial service.

Donations can be made in his memory to the FOP Survivors Fund or Phillies Charities Inc.