US Coast Guard

William S. Stanek

July 23, 1944 ~ July 2, 2019 (age 74)


William S. “Bill” Stanek, 74, of Vernon, formerly of Manchester, loving husband of Jean (Kaczynski) Stanek passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. He was born on July 23, 1944 in Rockville son of the late William F. and Emily (Sleboda) Stanek. Bill was raised in Vernon, attended local schools and had been a resident of Manchester for many years. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. Prior to retiring he was the owner of the former Stanek Electronics in Manchester.

Bill was a hard-working business man that carried on his father’s Television and Home Entertainment business and continued with his radio communications business. His hobbies were Woodworking, Amateur radio, Polka music and dancing.

He is survived by his two children; Wendy Stanek of Manchester and William Stanek Jr. his wife Christina and Granddaughter Emily of Lincolnville Maine,and his stepson Gregory Holmes and his wife Lisa, their sons; Jayson and Justin Holmes of Melbourne, Florida.

A time of visitation for family and friends will be at the Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home 400 Main St. in Manchester on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 3-5 pm. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. To leave an online condolence please visit

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August 24, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home
400 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040

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