Mary M. Stastny
Mary M. Stastny
  • April 14, 1918 - June 28, 2017
  • Terrell, Texas

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Mary Martha Stastny, age 99, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Kaufman. She was born to John and Rosie (Morlik) Pucelik. Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband, Joe, farmed and raised livestock in the Lone Star Community for many years. Mary was very skilled at embroidery, crocheting and sewing and loved creating beautiful clothing, quilts and decorative items to share with family and friends. She also enjoyed canning, baking and working in the garden.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rosie Pucelik; husband, Joe Steve Stastny; and sisters, Ann Babovec and Rose Bedrick. Survivors include her son, Bobby Joe Stastny, Sr. of Slidell, TX; daughter, Evelyn Melton and husband Jerry of Sumner, TX; six grandchildren, Todd Evans, Jennifer Doss, Stephen Melton, Bobby Joe Stastny, Jr., Danford Stastny and Craig Stastny; and ten great grandchildren, Wade Evans, Kyle Evans, Katherine Doss, Presley Stastny, KJ Stastny, Karson Stastny, Jarrett Stastny, Jake Stastny, Korbin Stastny and Kooper Stastny.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home, 305 N. Jackson, Kaufman, TX. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 pm at Kaufman Cemetery with Chaplain Paul McKinney officiating. Pallbearers will be Stephen Melton, Bobby Joe Stastny, Jr., Danford Stastny, Craig Stastny, Durell Stribling and Barrett Doss. If friends so desire, memorial contributions in Mary’s memory can be made to Caring Hearts Hospice, 1837 W. Main Street, Gun Barrel City, TX 75156.