OXFORD – Stephen P. Engelhard, Jr., 77, of Joe Jenny Road, died Sunday, November 6, 2022, in his home after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Anne M. (Decoteau) Engelhard of Oxford; three children, Christin, Heather, and Jamie; his brother, Jeffrey Engelhard of New Jersey; his sister, Beverly Mendes and her husband Fred of Boxford; and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was born in Salem, son of the late Stephen P. and Dorothy M. (Dubois) Engelhard, and lived in Oxford since 1989.
Mr. Engelhard worked in the shipping and receiving department at Worcester Tool and Stamping in Leicester for 22 years, retiring in 2007. Previously, he worked as a D.J. under the name “D.J. Grasshopper”, and delivered newspapers with his father in Peabody when he was young. He was a member of St. Roch’s Church in Oxford and assisted with the annual church barbeque for 5 years. Mr. Engelhard was a member of the Oxford Cable Committee for 10 years. He was a fan of Elvis and loved country music.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at St. Roch’s Church, 332 Main St., Oxford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing the arrangements.