George Hugo Stahle, 71, of Kingsland departed this life on Monday August 1, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Friday, August 5th at 11:00a.m. Pallbearers will be members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8385 of Kingsland.
Born January 9, 1945 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Gosta H. Stahle and Annie Elliott Stahle, he was a retired U.S. Navy veteran and served in the Vietnam War. After retiring from the Navy, he worked as a Department of the Navy Civil Service Supply Systems Analyst at U.S. Naval bases in Europe and in the United States including Naval Station Pascagoula, MS and Kings Bay, GA. He has been a resident of Camden County since June 1999 and an active member of VFW Post 8385, serving as Post Commander from 2004-2005; he was also a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 248. He always had time for comrades who needed help.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Patrizia Fama Stahle, children George Arthur Stahle and wife Leah Marie Hartfelder Stahle, daughter Crystal Stahle Donoghue and husband Sean Donoghue; grandchildren Randy, 9 and Ella Marie, 2; daughter Nicole Stahle Trahan, grandchildren Andrè, Adrienne, and Angelique. He is also survived by his sisters Anne Marie, Catherine, Anna Karen, Caroline and his brother, Stephen.
The family will receive friends on Thursday August 4th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Allison Memorial Chapel, St. Mary’s.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at VFW Post 8385 on Friday, August 5th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to VFW Post 8385.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.