*For those traveling from out of state, a block of rooms has been reserved at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ for Monday 1/3 & Tuesday 1/4. Please let the concierge know at the time of booking that you are attending Bill Stoffel’s funeral.*
For those unable to attend Bill’s Funeral Mass, it will be live-streamed on Tuesday morning. The link will be posted here on Monday 1/3.
Bill Stoffel of Chatham, NJ passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the age of 53 after a 9-year courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving wife and four children, of whom he was incredibly proud.
Bill was born in Manalapan, NJ to Robert H. and Julia Ann (nee Bowe) Stoffel. He graduated from West Morris Mendham High School, received his BS in Accounting from the University of Scranton, his MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University, and earned his CPA. Upon graduation, Bill joined the firm of EY where he worked for 30 years and was recently appointed Global Private Equity Leader. Bill was incredibly dedicated and loyal to the people he worked with. He was well respected and known for helping others be successful in their own careers.
There are countless ways to describe Bill. He was an outstanding mentor, gracious and strong, a true gentleman who loved to have fun, a terrific human being, a man of profound integrity and incredible kindness. He was known professionally and personally for his wisdom and his wonderful sense of humor, including nicknames that he affectionately used for co-workers, friends, and family.
He loved spending time with family, watching his children participate in volleyball, basketball, football, and dance. Bill enjoyed playing golf and watching college basketball. He was an avid supporter of the Seton Hall Pirates and was a season-ticket holder for almost 30 years. His most cherished activity was spending time on Nantucket with his family.
Bill was predeceased by his parents, Bob and Julie. He is survived by his beloved wife Chris, his adored children Morgan, Devon, Ryan, and Erin; his siblings Julie (Mike) Moran, Bob (Kerri) Stoffel, Peggy (Chris) Pedersen, Kathy (Dave) Jones, and Paul (Tina) Stoffel; and 16 wonderful nieces and nephews, who lovingly called him “Uncle Silly Billy.”
Bill was incredibly humble. He made a huge impact in the lives of everyone he met. He will be terribly missed by more people than he could ever imagine. He has left a beautiful legacy for his family. He set the bar high, not only for his children but for everyone who knew him.