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William James McFadden

April 25, 1962 June 24, 2018
William James McFadden
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William James McFadden 56, of 137 Chestnut Lane Oak Ridge Estates Mt. Carmel Township, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at his home.

Born on April 25, 1962 he was a son of the late James J. McFadden and Eileen (Chapman) McFadden who survives.

William was a 1980 graduate of Mt. Carmel Area High School. He attended Mansfield University for two years before entering the U.S. Air Force. After serving in the Air Force for four years, he then went on and graduated from Nebraska University.

He served in the United States Air Force with the Strategic Air Command from 1983 until 1987.

On November 23, 1990 at St. Paul’s Church in Atlas he married Ann (Kwiatkowski) McFadden who survives.

William had worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons retiring at the rank of Lieutenant.
He was a member of Divine Redeemer Church in Mt. Carmel.

William was an avid baseball fan; his favorite team was the New York Yankees. He was also a fan of the Nebraska Corn Huskers. He enjoyed fishing and attending his sons sporting events. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family; he was most especially proud of his three sons and considered himself blessed to be their father.

Surviving in addition to his mother and wife are two sons, Bryan and Benjamin McFadden both at home; one brother, James McFadden, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Mt. Carmel; one sister, Angela Picarella and her partner Jeffrey Greco who was a close friend of Bill’s; his mother-in-law, Gloria Kwiatkowski of Atlas; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his son, Nathan William McFadden on December 2, 2005; his father-in-law, Francis Kwiatkowski and his adored dog, Chloe McFadden.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning, June 28, 2018 at 11:00 am in Divine Redeemer Church, Mount Carmel. Rev. Ryan M. Fischer, Pastor will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Ralpho Township. A viewing will be held on Thursday morning from 9:00 am until 10:45 am in the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mt. Carmel.

In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy can be to Nates Mates Foundation, 137 Chestnut Lane, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851 or the Nathan McFadden Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Union Bank, 1 North Oak St., Mt. Carmel, PA 17851.

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor is in charge of the arrangements. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at
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9:00 AM 6/28/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 6/28/2018 10:45:00 AM
Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home

40 South Market St.
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home
40 South Market St. Mount Carmel 17851 PA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 6/28/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/28/2018 12:00:00 PM
Divine Redeemer Church

300 West Avenue
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Divine Redeemer Church
300 West Avenue Mount Carmel 17851 PA
United States

Cemetery Details


All Saints Cemetery Elysburg, Pa. Final Resting Place

172 All Saints Rd.
Elysburg, PA 17824

172 All Saints Rd. Elysburg 17824 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Nathan McFadden Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o UNB Bank 1 North Oak Street Mt. Carmel, Pa. 17851

Nates Mates Foundation 137 Chestnut Lane Mt. Carmel, Pa. 17851


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