Stanley J. Nebistinsky left this world on November 2, 2020 to enter into his eternal home in Heaven after a long battle with chronic pain and Lewy Bode Dementia. His wish was to remain home with his loving wife, Terry who made that possible with the help of family.
Born January 9, 1951 in St. Clair to Stanley and Violet Nebistinsky.
Stan graduated from St. Clair High School and Penn State Main Campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
He held a variety of jobs including owning Rickshaw Limosine, owning his own taxi in NYC, a juvenile probation officer in Schuylkill County, and as a mental health case managet with SAM as his last employment before getting ill.
Stan was proud to acknowledge Jesus as his Savior after a troublesome life.
Stan served as Chaplin for our local Gideons International for over 20 years. Teaching Bible to inmates at the Schuylkill County Prison which was a highlight of his life.
Stan was an active soldier of The Salvation Army in Pottsville where he was proud to be part of Bible Studies, loved praising His Lord on Sunday mornings. He was gifted as a prayer warrior for many years where at one point he implemented a weekly prayer meeting on Thursdays. He also loved standing at Boyers in Pottsville during Christmas Kettles before his illness. He adored and respected his Pastors Envoys Brad and Gina Harris and enjoyed many deep conversations with his friend Brad and Gina always let Stan know he was her favorite.
He was a die hard Penn State fan and enjoyed Saturdays watching the game with his father in law Mel. Most times if you saw Stan he was wearing one of the many Penn State shirts from those who loved him.
Stan will be remembered as a loving grandfather, a kind soul who cared about everyone, especially those in need. He was generous in giving to his church and to others, always putting others before himself, and always praying for his son and step children on a daily basis for them to have happy, productive lives that please God.
Survivors include his loving wife Terry of 21 and a half years, sons Jake, Myersdale, Cody and his companion Anne, Pottsville, daughters Angela and her husband Peter McNulty, Pottsville and Amber and her companion Albert Menchefsky, St. Clair. His beautiful grandchildren Bryant (wife Hannah), Hailey, Cody Jr., Aubrey, Bentley, Cameron and Xander, brother Leonard Nebistinsky husband of Cheryl, Schuylkill Haven.
His wife Terry would like to extend gratitude to Compassus Hospice for providing such a great care in the last few weeks of Stan’s life. Contributions may be made to The Pottsville Salvation Army, 400 Sanderson Street, Pottsville PA 17901.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at The Salvation Army.
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