J. STANLEY TICH, 80, of Hellertown, PA; formerly of Baltimore and Timonium, MD died on Tuesday June 6, 2006 at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. Stan is the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Miller) Tich both of Baltimore, MD. Stan was preceded in death by his first wife, Rita J. (Lovetinsky) Tich. He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemarie (Mulligan) Smith-Tich. Stan attended Calvert High School and received his Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Baltimore. He served in the Maryland Army National Guard. Stan retired from the Bethlehem Steel Co. after 38 years of service at Sparrows Point, Key Highway Shipyard and later transferring to Corporate Headquarters in PA. After retirement he managed the Purchasing Dept. for Nord Rutile International. He was a former member of St. Wenceslaus, St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's (Cokeysville) Catholic Churches where he served these communities in a number of capacities. Stan remained active in the Holy Name Society after returning to PA. He will be lovingly remembered by his family; wife, Rosemarie; sons, David F. husband of Lynn of Frederick, MD; Gregory M. husband of Sally of Redondo Beach, CA; and Eric J. husband of Amy of Ellicott City, MD; five grandchildren, Josephine of Harrisburg, PA; David husband of Julie of Kutztown, PA, Brian and Katie both of Ellicott City, MD and Christopher of Frederick, MD; along with all the loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchild of Rosemarie. He is also survived by his sister Marie Seager of Wheaton, IL; nephew Ron Seager husband of Carol of Bonita Springs, FL; brother in law Francis Lovetinsky husband of Evelyn and nephew Richard Lovetinsky all of Essex, MD; and niece, Theresa wife of Jim Lanham of Owings, MD. Stan was preceded in death by his brother Lewis Tich and his brother-in-law Frank Seager. Stan was very proud of his service within the Knights of Columbus. He was a fourth degree knight and served as Grand Knight of Fr. O'Neil Council 4011 in Towson, MD and Trinity Council 313 in Bethlehem. Stan was a very active member of the diocesan Cursillo. He was an avid University of Notre Dame fan and was a member of their Booster Club. Stan enjoyed music and spending time with his family and will forever be remembered as a man who dedicated his life to serve others. Services and visitation will be held at Connell Funeral Home, Inc., 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA on Sunday June 11, 2006 from 6-9 P.M. The Knights of Columbus will have a prayer service at 6 P.M. Another visitation will take place at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Hellertown, PA on Monday June 12, 2006 from 10-11 A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 A.M. Online condolences may be made at www.connellfuneral.com Interment will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus Trinity Council #313 c/o the funeral home to support their charitable works.