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Douglas W. Stilwell, Sr.

Obituary for Douglas W. Stilwell, Sr.

September 7, 1947 - June 2, 2021
Levittown, Pennsylvania | Age 73


Douglas W. Stilwell, Sr, 73, of Levittown, PA died on June 2, 2021 at Temple Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Born in Chester, PA, Douglas was a lifelong resident of Bucks County.
Douglas is a graduate of Wm. Tennent High School, Bucks Co. Community College, and PennCo Tech School for computer science. He is a veteran of the United State Army serving in Viet Nam until his discharge in 1972. Douglas was a delivery messenger for Route Messenger in Philadelphia for over 35 years, servicing the largest delivery area of the company. For over 30 years, he dedicated his time to Alateen and NOMAAC which are a support group and retreat, respectively, for teens struggling with the effects of someone else's problem drinking. He served as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for NOMAAC and deejayed their dances. His passion was music. He was an accomplished guitar player and played on stage with many famous acts in the 1960s such as Frankie Avalon and Chubby Checker. His unconditional love of family and friends was a gift to all.
Douglas is the son of the late Horace Stilwell and Bill and Mildred Bradel, brother of the late Jane Morris and the devoted father of Douglas Stilwell II and his wife Jennifer Minuchi, Barbara and her husband Richard Reiller, Paul and his wife Lisa Stilwell, Jim and his wife Barbara Iaquinto and Stephen and his wife Flo Iaquinto, Jr. He is the proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren, Joel, Rachel, Kayla, Thomas, Jordan, Emily, PJ and Shane Stilwell and Bryan Meshkov and Chelsea, Caitlin and Owen Iaquinto and the devoted great grandfather of Adeleine, Huxley, Elodie, Adriana and Ava. Douglas is also survived by his brother Steve and his wife Chris Stilwell.
Relatives and friends are invited to Douglas' Life Celebration at the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA 18940 on Tuesday June 22, 2021 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM and Wednesday June 23, 2021 from 9:30AM to 10:30AM followed by his Funeral Service at 10:30AM. Interment with military honors will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA. at 11:30AM. Memorial contributions in Douglas' name may be made to NOMAAC, 165 Hogeland Road, Southampton, PA 18966.

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