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Donald "Skeets" Stearns Jr. CHARLESTOWN — Donald “Skeets” Stearns Jr., 62, of Charlestown, New Hampshire, passed away at home on Jan. 30, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Skeets will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. He leaves behind his wife, Stella, of 38 years; his sisters, Donna Lewis of Windsor, Vermont, and Vickie Jones of Charlestown; two daughters, Jennifer Ayotte of Pennsylvania and Joanne Madeja of Celine, Texas; seven grandchildren, Jordon, Josh and Jayme Robiltille, Robbie, Zachary, Alyssa and Ryan Madeja; three great-grandchildren; his friend (brother), Bart Dole of Cornish. He was close to his four sisters-in-law, Sophia, Barbara, Christina and Lila, and their families. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Skeets was predeceased by his mother, Joyce; his father, Donald; and nephew Paul Jones. He enjoyed spending time in his garage, where you could find him working on projects for around the house or hanging out with family and friends. He was always there to lend a helping hand whenever needed. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 146 Broad St., Claremont, NH 03743. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.

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