James A. Stedman III, 75, of Collegeville

James A. Stedman III, 75, of Collegeville, husband of Christine M. (Hoelzle) Stedman, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Born in Bryn Mawr, he was the son of the late James A. Stedman Jr. and Olivia J. (Haggerty) Stedman.

James was a member of St. Eleanor RC Church in Collegeville. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova and went on to work for GSK in Philadelphia and Collegeville for 33 years, retiring in 2007. James was very involved in his childrens’ sporting events. He coached their baseball and basketball teams and was treasurer for the Lower Perk Little League. James was a US Army veteran and enjoyed bowling in his younger years. He enjoyed growing tomatoes and distributing them to family and friends. He also enjoyed going to his quarterly dinner club meeting with his former GSK coworkers.

Surviving with his wife of 37 years are sons Jim “Jimmy” Stedman IV, husband of Lauren, and Jonathan “Jon” Stedman, husband of Cate; grandchildren Sophia and Zoë Stedman; and grandpuppies Maya, Pepper, and Micky. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his infant daughter Elise and sister Jane Stedman.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 17, 11:30AM at St. Eleanor RC Church, 647 Locust St, Collegeville. Burial will follow in Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LTD., 595 W. Main Street, Trappe and on Wednesday from 10:00AM to 11:15AM at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’s name to: Alpha Bravo Canine, PO Box 16030, Philadelphia, PA 19114

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So sad to see one of the beloved members of our GSK team lose his life. We will always remember Jim and his help and commitment to our team.

~ Dottie Miller
11/12/2021 4:20:48 PM

Dear Chris & family It seems like yesterday that we would run into one another @ the ball fields but my fondest memories are from our days and years working together. My deepest condolences. TM

~ Tom Mariano
11/12/2021 9:07:01 AM