Stanley K. Burchacki, (Sta?) passed away peacefully on September 2, 2019, at the age of 73. He was the third child, of Konstanty and Kazimiera Burchacki, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Casimir G. and Henry J. Stan was the father to Timothy S. who preceded him in death in 2013.
Stan was born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 28, 1945. He is survived by his wife, Susan (née Scott), sister Theresa Dunn, daughter JoAnn Colman (Brian), step daughter, Kellie McKinzie (Michael), three grandchildren, Greta, Christopher and Alexandra Colman, a niece, Theresa Dittmar (Paul), great nephew Robert, and great niece Marguerite Dittmar.
Stas graduated from Mt. St. Joseph High School in 1963 and continued his education at Towson State.
He served in the United States Army from 1967 until 1971. He owned a restaurant supply business in Baltimore, “Stanley’s Union and Supply.”
Stan lived most of his life in Baltimore and moved to Southern New Jersey to be close to his grandchildren. In 2012, he and his wife moved to Calabash, North Carolina where weather was warmer and winters milder. He made many new friends and worked at the VFW Calabash Post 7288 until the end of 2018. Stan enjoyed golfing, traveling, reading, crossword puzzles, and Sudoku. In July, he and his wife went on an eleven day Alaskan cruise, fulfilling one of his lifelong dreams.
Stas was a member of the American Legion Nocha White Post 503 Calabash, Men’s Auxiliary of the VFW Calabash Post 7288, and Catholic War Veterans. A Funeral Service will be held on September 13 at 10 AM at St. Brendan’s Roman Catholic Church in Shallotte, NC. A Celebration of Life will be held at VFW Calabash Post 7288 on September 14 at 1 PM. Interment will be in Baltimore at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, on September 21 at 12 noon, 6515 Boston St., Baltimore, MD 21224.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Embrace Hospice House, 175 Village Center Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 or the VFW Calabash 7288, 900 Carter Drive, Calabash, NC 28467.