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James W. Stoody

December 7, 1932 ~ June 15, 2022 (age 89)


James W. Stoody, 89, of Fort Wayne died June 15, 2022, at Sage Buff Health and Rehab Fort Wayne. James was born, December 7, 1932, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Joseph B. and Veronica (Bensman) Stoody, Sr. He married Mary F. (Murphy) Stoody, who survives, on October 24, 1969, in Ft Wayne.  James was a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and served in the US Army during the Korean War.  He graduated from Central Catholic High School and was avid golfer and Boston Red Sox Fan. He retired from sales at Central Supply Co. in 1996 after 22 years of service. Other survivors, along with his wife, include, sister-in-law, Shelia Stoody and nephew, Thomas Murphy and many other nieces and nephews.  James was preceded in death by brothers, John, Thomas and Joseph Stoody, Jr., sister, Patricia Klein. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00am, Monday, June 20, 2022, at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road Fort Wayne, IN, with calling one hour prior.  Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Masses at the Church, St Mary's Soup Kitchen, or Stillwater Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.

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June 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
June 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church


Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic
10700 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne IN 46804

Stillwater Hospice
5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne IN 46814

St. Mary's Soup Kitchen
1101 Lafayette St., Fort Wayne IN 46802

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