A Mass of Christian burial for John P. Stavar, retired district sales manager for a welding equipment manufacturer, will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Towson.
Mr. Stavar, who was 73 and lived in Towson, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital of a respiratory illness.
He retired about 10 years ago from the Dockson Corp. of Detroit. Other companies he worked for since coming to the Baltimore area in 1941 included the Morris Wheeler Steel Co. of Philadelphia.
A native of Freeland, Pa., he was a graduate of what is now the MMI Preparatory School there and of the Baltimore Business College.