Deacon Stanley Zaleski, 79, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2022 . He was predeceased by his parents Rose and Stanley Zaleski, sisters Jeanne, Stella, and Dolores. Stanley leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Sandra Zaleski (nee Mento), sons, Steven (Nicole), Father Joseph, Thomas (Aricelma), Michael, David (Michelle), and Brian. He was also the loving grandfather of Halley, Kendal, Abigail, David, Cecelia, Matthew, Emily, Joshua, Brayden, Victoria and Samuel. Stanley is also survived by his sister Christine Polselli-Paulik (the late Anothy Polselli), nieces, nephews, and members of his Diaconate class of 2007.
Stanley was a permanent Deacon at Saint Martin of Tours Church, and Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was a dedicated teacher at Father Judge Catholic High School for Boys for 43 years. Stanley was also a member of the Knights of Columbus McHugh Council.
The Rite of Reception of the Body will be Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM St. Katherine of Siena Church. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM St. Katherine of Siena Church, 9700 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, followed by his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM. Interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stanley's name to The North Catholic Alumni, 2700 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19152.