Obituaries

Chad Edward Stefanski, 40

March 1, 1981 - December 17, 2021

Chad Edward Stefanski, 40, passed away at his Manheim Township home on Friday, December 17, 2021. Born in Lebanon, he was the son of Frank J. Stefanski and Connie Lynn Rutt.

A graduate of Lower Dauphin High School, Chad first worked in the apprenticeship program at Fry Printing and became a bindery operator. He then worked as a bindery operator at R.R. Donnelley, and currently worked at Reese’s, where he learned all the positions to become a mechanic.

Chad had a big and loving heart. He was always smiling, and he was willing to help everyone. He loved snowboarding, playing the drums, riding his motorcycle, visiting his mother in Florida, spending time with his four-legged friend Rocky, and going to the beach at the Outer Banks.

Surviving Chad are his parents, Frank J. Stefanski (Karen Urniezus) of Lancaster and Connie Lynn Rutt (Buddy Weber) of Homosassa, FL; his brother John Stefanski of Salunga; his maternal grandmother, Beverly A. Rutt of Lancaster; numerous loving aunts, uncles and cousins; and many friends.

A Celebration of Chad’s Life will be announced in the future. Interment was private.

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Condolences to the Family

December 30, 2021

John and family,
     Sorry to hear about Chad.
Derek Benedict

December 27, 2021

Chad…You were a sweet guy with a good heart to share with all. I loved working with you at Fry…you treated anyone you worked with fairly and did your best to train what you knew. 
To the family and friends my sincerest condolences. May God give you strength thru this time❤

December 23, 2021

John, Frank, and your whole family…so sorry to hear this. He was a good man and I really liked him. Way too young. My condolences. Jay Rohrer

December 23, 2021

Sorry for your loss, praying comfort for you and your family 

December 23, 2021

So sorry for your loss Frank. I know how difficult it is to lose a child. I lost my oldest son Larry Jr. 3 years ago. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Take care. Cindy

December 22, 2021

Frank and Karen,
  So sorry for your loss, your in my heart, Love Star 

December 21, 2021

Frank,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 

December 21, 2021

Dear Frank and family, 
I am so very sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers. May the wonderful memories you have together help ease your pain ever so slightly at this most difficult time. Hugs to you all. 

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