Obituary of Michael F. Stocks
Michael F. Stocks of Nanuet, NY passed away on March 8, 2021 with his wife and children by his side. He was born in Queens, NY on August 29, 1951 to Betty and Frank Stocks.
Mike is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lorraine; his 4 children Danielle (John) Tsekouras, Michelle (Aron) Caruso, Michael (Ariana), and Christine. His grandchildren Johnny, Julia, Layla, and Jackson. His brothers John and Frank (Nancy).
Mike was a dedicated member of St. Anthony’s Parish and volunteered as a St. Anthony’s CYO Basketball coach for 35 years. A highly respected coach, he brought several teams, both boys and girls, to the State finals. Mike was always intense and competitive but also incorporated humor and lightheartedness into his coaching style.
Mike worked in the recycling industry for over 40 years. He was successful and left his mark wherever he went. Mike, also known as Papa, spoiled his grandchildren with trips, gifts, and desserts from Rockland Bakery- his favorite.
Mike will be remembered for his one of a kind personality and sense of humor. He will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Wake-Friday, March 12th 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Joseph Sorce Funeral Home
728 W Nyack Rd #1995
West Nyack, NY 10994
Funeral-Saturday, March 13th 10:00 am
St. Anthony’s Church
36 West Nyack Road
Nanuet, NY 10954
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