Charles J. Stancel, Sr.


Charles J. Stancel, Sr.
07/02/1935 - 06/01/2022

Charles J. Stancel, Sr., 86, of Whippany, passed away at his home on June 1, 2022.  Born and raised in Newark, the son of Charles John and Stella (Wisniewski) Stancel, Charlie graduated from St. Cecilia High School in Kearny where he was president of his class and captain of the basketball team.  Charlie was also salutorian of the class, second only to Theresa Dickson, the valedictorian, who would become his future wife.  He attended night school at Seton Hall University and earned a bachelors degree in accounting while raising a family.  Charlie was an executive in the banking industry for many years culminating as President of the Powder Mill Bank in Morris Plains.  He was a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, the Morris County Jaycees, and the Hanover Sewerage Authority.  Charlie loved playing basketball.  He played for the  Newark Iron Dukes for years and continued playing basketball at the YMCA  until the age of 70.  He is fondly remembered as a loving husband, an amazing father and father in law, and a wonderful grandfather.  He was a loyal friend, a firm believer in Jesus Christ and will be terribly missed by all who knew him.

Charlie was the beloved husband of 65 years to Theresa.  He was the loving father on the late Ann Stancel, Theresa Gadsby (Michael), Charles Stancel, Jr. and Victoria Davey (Gregory).  He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Michael Gadsby, Kyle Davey, Connor Davey and Nicole Davey.


Funeral Home:
Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Visiting hours at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd, in Whippany will be on Friday, June 3rd from 4 to 8pm. 
Funeral:
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 90 Whippany Rd. in Whippany on Saturday, June 4th at 10am. 
Committal:
Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. 
Memorial Gifts:
In lieu of flowers, donations in Charlie’s memory can be made to the Valerie Fund, 2101 Millburn Ave., Maplewood, NJ 07040.
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