Harold E. Stelljes, age 63, a lifelong resident of North Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. He was born in Point Pleasant NJ on February 6, 1954. Harold graduated from Northern Burlington High School. He retired from Fort Dix and served 25 years in the New Jersey Army National Guard. Harold enjoyed R/C planes, gardening, astronomy and watching sports on TV, especially the Minnesota Vikings. Harold was a loving son, brother, nephew and friend who will be deeply missed.
Harold is survived by his parents John and Jennie Stelljes of Milton DE; his brother John Stelljes and wife Kathy of New Egypt; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services are being held private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held at the Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Tilghman Funeral Home in New Egypt (www.tilghmanfh.com). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Harold’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org ).