John F. Stuart, a resident of Palm Bay, Florida, died suddenly from a heart attack on Thursday Sept. 10.  He was born on Oct. 21, 1962 in Stamford to John A. Stuart and Bertha Fumega Stuart.

Mr. Stuart graduated from Darien high school in 1981. He was self-employed and loved what he did.  He was known as the "tile dude," his family said. He also worked for many years at Home Depot and taught tile classes.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Florida.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Stuart is survived by his wife  of 24 years,Gina Mascaro Stuart.   He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his brother Ron Stuart.

Mr. Stuart was a loving son and husband and had many friends who remember him for his true kindness, wit, and sincere friendship to all he met, his family said. His affection for his three dogs was constant.

Services are pending. www.lawrencefuneralhome.com.