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1948 James 2023

James Owen Stellwagen

August 22, 1948 — November 27, 2023

James Owen Stellwagen, 75, of Urbanna, passed away at home Monday, November 27, 2023.

He was born August 22, 1948, in Queens, NY. Jim is survived by his wife of 38 years, Janet R. Stellwagen, his loving mother and father; Patricia G. and Marvin E. Russell of Urbana, his stepmother; Georgianna Stellwagen of New York; his son Chad A. Stellwagen of Severn, Maryland; his daughters, Jenny I. McMurtrie (T.G. McMurtrie) and Patty I. Larson (Erik S. Larson); his grandchildren, Russell M. McMurtrie, Thomas J. McMurtrie, Patrick L. Larson, and Simon E. Larson; his sister and brother, Susan R. Prugh and Dr. Reed D. Prugh; niece Katherine P. Johnson (Jeremiah); nephews, Daniel R. Prugh (Jen) and Stephen C. Prugh (Laura) and many great nieces and nephews. Also, special cousins, Jean Garnett and Raymond Kostesky.

Mr. Stellwagen is proceeded in death by his mother, Dorothy Drugan, his father, Warren F. Stellwagen, and his sister, Cynthia S. Bellarmino.

Jim dearly loved his family, children, and his grandsons. His happiest days were always spent with his family either at the beach, laughing in the pool, smiling around the dinner table, rooting for the NY Yankees or being a true BBQ master on his back deck. Jim loved his county and was a true community participant. He was an active member of the Middlesex Kiwanis and served as Treasurer. He served Trinity Lutheran Church in Urbana and was a former E.M.T. for Middlesex County.

A Memorial service will be held Thursday, November 30. 2023 at 1:00 pm at Bristow Faulkner Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Kiwanis Club of Middlesex, P.O. Box 314, Urbanna, VA 23175

Faulkner Funeral Home, Bristow Faulkner Chapel, Saluda is assisting the family.

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home

15 C F Edwards Lane, Saluda, VA 23149

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