Stanley Skocz Jr.
Mr. Stanley Joseph Skocz, Jr., 74, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at his home.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at West Concord Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12-1 prior to the service.
Stanley was born on January 20, 1944 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Stanley J. Skocz, Sr. and Pauline Pisaniak Skocz. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Henry “Hank” Skocz.
Stanley had worked for over 30 years as an Electrical Engineer at IBM, where he created patents for IBM Teller Machines. He loved all things computers and was an avid astronomy fan along with Amateur Shortwave Radio Operator. Ballroom dancing was his main passion as well as Indy Racing.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Barbara Lee Skocz, who he met on the ballroom dancing floor; sons, Erik Tandarich, Jason Tandarich and fiancé, Susan; sister, Patricia Snyder; grandchildren David and Heather Tandarich.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amvets Post 460, 285 Lakeside Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146.
On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Skocz family.