William J. Stafursky of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Thursday morning, Nov. 1, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 70.

He was the husband of Margaret A. Stafursky and father of Monica Crozier of Marlborough, Robert E. Stafursky of Lowell and Joshua Stafursky of Lincoln, Neb.

Visiting hours in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs will be held on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Church in Vineyard Haven. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard along with a Masonic funeral service by the Oriental-Martha’s Vineyard Masonic Lodge.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Veteran Outreach Program at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, 111 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.