Memorial Visitation:

Friends may call on Monday, from 4:00-7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.

Services:

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 AM in St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Road Norwalk.

Burial:

Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.

Donations:

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the: American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Hwy, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854.

Alan Robert Staack


August 25, 1931 - June 19, 2013

Alan Robert Staack, 81, of Norwalk, husband of Shirley Smith Staack, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at his home. Born August 25, 1931 in Norwalk, CT, he was the son of the late Charles and Hannah Mackie Staack.

Mr. Staack graduated from Norwalk High School Class of 1949 and attended University of Connecticut Real Estate and Appraisal courses. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954, stationed in Germany and was the Vice President of Charles Staack & Sons Inc. Builders & Real Estate Developers (later known as STK Corp.) from 1950 to 1999.

He was a member of the Master Builders of Norwalk since 1956 and a member of the National Home Builders (1956-1975). He also served on numerous boards of directors including First Federal Savings of Norwalk (1975-1986), Peoples Bank Advisory Board (1986-), Norwalk Savings Society (Summit Bank), Shorehaven Golf Club (2 terms: 1975-1978 and 1989-1991), Oak Hills Golf Club Board of Governors, Central Catholic High School Advisory Committee (1985-1989). He was also past President of the Catholic Club of Norwalk, Norwalk High School Sportsman of the Year, and a member of the South Norwalk Boat Club (30yr. Member), and the Connecticut Juniors-Seniors Golf Association.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Staack is survived by his daughter Robin McCaul and her husband Brian and by their children Paige and Will all of Ogden, Utah. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Margaret Hines Staack and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Charles Staack Jr.

Friends may call on Monday, from 4:00-7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 AM in St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Road Norwalk.  Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the: American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Hwy, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854.

  1. We are sincerely sorry to hear about the passing of a dear friend. Please accept our condolences.

    Alan was a giant of a man…..his accomplishments in life and giving back to the community

    Second to none.

    June 20, 2013
    Dr. Michael and Karen Intrieri -
  • Dear Robin,

    I was very sorry to hear the news of your Dad’s passing. On behalf of my family I wanted to extend my heartfelt condolences to you, your Mom and family. From the time I was a young caddy at the club and throughout my adult years he was one of my favorite people to have a conversation with and someone I always looked forward to seeing at the club. He had a great sense of humor and I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face, I wish more people lived their lives this way. Please give your Mom a big hug and let her know that your Dad made a huge positive impression on me and many other young people way back in the day both personally and professionally and he will be missed. We will keep your family in our prayers. Steve & family

    June 21, 2013
    Steve Franzen & Family -
  • So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Blessings, Pia O’Connell

    June 22, 2013
    Pia O'Connell -
  • Robin & Shirley:
    On behalf of the Stanley family we want to say how sorry we are for the loss of your wonderful Father. He was such a good friend to my parents & was always very kind & patient w/ me. Love, thoughts & prayers always…

    June 30, 2013
    kerry stanley -
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