John Eric William Stamm of Oreland, Pa., died suddenly at Horsham Center for Jewish Life on Nov. 24, 2020. He was 77. He was a native of Northport, New York, born on Feb. 13, 1943 to Ann and John Arthur Stamm. He trained as a chemical engineer at Georgia Tech. He earned a masters from UConn. He worked in plastics prior to moving to Philadelphia where he went on to work as an executive for Accommodation Mollen until his retirement in 1998. He spent much of his later years at the Jersey Shore, playing poker at the casinos and shvitzing at the JCC. He also enjoyed coin collecting, flea-marketing and buffets.  He is survived by wife of 46 years Helen Daniel Stamm, his daughter Marsha (Joshua) Gayl of Lafayette Hill, son Daniel (Shelby Zitelman) Stamm of Philadelphia and brother William (Diane) Stamm of Florida. He was beloved by his grandchildren Ava, James, Julius, Malcolm and Simon. Burial will be held privately Friday, Nov. 27, and shiva will be held throughout the week via Zoom. Donations can be made in John’s name to Beth Tikvah B’Nai Jeshurun, 1001 Paper Mill Road Erdenheim, Pa. 19038.


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