Stanley "Red" Golabek
- Navy

Stanley passed away December 26, 2017, peacefully with his daughter at his side after living a full and joyful like of 93 years. He is remembered with love by his wife of 57 years, Helen, daughters Barbara Sullivan (John) and Susan Kochan (Scott), and grandchildren Amber and Brandon. Born in Yonkers on August 2nd 1924, Stanley was the youngest of three children born to Micheal and Nellie Golabek. he moved to New City in 1962 where he raised his tow daughters, enjoyed home projects and tinkered with cars. In 2016 he and his wife relocated to an assisted living facility to be near his daughter in Keller, Texas where he charmed the staff with his puns and kindness. A veteran of the US Navy, Stanley proudly served as a signalman during WWII on the destroyers, USS Gleaves (DD-423). He was a Tin Can Sailor and attended his annual naval reunion for 50 years. A young entrepreneur, Stanley owned and operated a gin mill on Elm Street called Stan's Elbow Room. he also ran a limousine service for celebratory events and vacationers in the Catskills. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for Poirier & McLane and then Yonkers Contracting, retiring after 40+ years as a member of a Local 137. Quick with a joke, he made everyone smile and will be remembered for his sense of humor. He was an avid NY Giants fan and ticket holder for 40 years, a stained glass craftsman and long time member of the Yonkers City Post 1666 VFW and Slovak Clubs, where he enjoyed the camaraderie of his friends. Should you wish to honor Stanley with a donation, please consider a Veteran;s organization or the Alzheimer's Association in his name. visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home Friday 4-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on St. Casimir's Church on Saturday December 30th at 10am. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.