John E. Stuart
John E. Stuart, 67, lifetime resident of Wells, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. His loving family was by his side. Born January 15, 1950, he is the son of the late Jerry Stuart and Janet Abrams Stuart.
John is a graduate of Wells Central School and was first employed by his father at Stuart’s Logging. He then became a mason for many years and was last employed by Bast Hatfield Construction in Clifton Park. John truly enjoyed masonry work, always doing side jobs such as fireplaces, sidewalks and foundations. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting. He built a camp and was proud of the work he did and enjoyed spending time there. John is a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1971 until 1977.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Linda Gross Stuart; a daughter, Jessi Ostrander (Brett) and a son, John Stuart (Stephanie), both of Wells; grandchildren, Kaleb Babcock, Jonni Stuart, Halie Stuart, Jacob VanNostrand, Logan Stuart, Oliver VanNostrand, Ivy Rose Ostrander and Sophia Stuart. He is also survived by siblings, Jerry Stuart, Geraldine (Dorman) Reese, Jane (Paul) Howard, and Gloria (Ross) Stratton. He was predeceased by his father, Jerry Stuart; and a sister, Margaret Gisondi.
A private burial will take place in Algonquin Cemetery in Wells, NY. Please visit the family’s online guestbook and condolence website at www.northvillefuneralservice.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Northville Funeral Service Inc., 401 Bridge Street, Northville, New York 12134.