Published in the September 21, 2017 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Stanley M. Kolinsky, Jr., 73, of Wakefield passed on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Life Care Center in Stoneham.

Born in Malden on December 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Stanley M. and Josephine E. (McCormack) Kolinsky.

Stan was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1961 and served in the Army National Guard thereafter. He had retired from Local 534, the Boston Cement Finishers Union and had worked at the Reading Home Depot for 15 years.

He is survived by his wife Gail (Adams) Kolinsky, his seven children: Kimberly Urquhart and her husband David, Scott Kolinsky, Kristine Dickson, Joshua J. Kolinsky and his wife Julie, Kate Stillwater and her husband Nathaniel, Andrew Kolinsky and his wife Carolina and Nicholas Kolinsky; his three sisters: Maryellen Peterson, Joann Giannino and her husband Christy, and Anna Dearborn and her husband Edward; and his four brothers: Richard Kolinsky and his wife Jean, Roger Kolinsky and his wife Betty, Dennis Pettigrew and his wife Cathy, and Ronald Kolinsky and his wife Susan. He is also survived by his 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Stan was passionate about camping, gardening and watching his favorite Boston sports teams. He also loved ‘cruisin’ on the weekends with his wife and always looked forward to helping children and their families at the Home Depot Kids Workshop.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Forest Glade Cemetery, Lowell St., Wakefield on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.