Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2019
August 10, 1927 - January 31, 2019
Wallace Joseph Stevenson, age 91, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at his home. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Clarence M. and Mildred Toole Stevenson. He is survived by his present wife Janice Marie Stevenson and children, Deborah Stevenson of Florida, and Marianne Stevenson of New York. He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Louise Noviello Stevenson.
Mr. Stevenson had served in the United States Navy until retiring in 1987. He was the State Secretary and State Treasurer and State Deputy of New York Knights of Columbus in 1969-1970, Administrative Officer, Education Officer, and the Commander of the Jones Beach Power Squadron. He also taught many safe boating classes, and was the Ocean City Power Squadron Education Officer from 2000-2003. He was also a member of American Legion Sinepuxent Post #166 in Ocean City. He enjoyed Lecturing at both St. John Neumann and St Michael the Archangel RC Churches. Wally also taught safe driving courses for AARP, and was a volunteer at Nanticoke Hospital for 10 years.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 5th at 11:00 AM at St. John Neumann Catholic Church near Ocean Pines. Rev. Joseph MPR Cocucci and Rev. Robert Coine will officiate. Friends may call on Monday, February 4th from 2:00-4:00 PM at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Huntington, NY. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com