Stanley Naumovitz, of Barryville, an elementary school teacher for the Eldred Central School District and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at home. He was 56. The son of Dorothy M. Herold Naumovitz and the late Joseph P. Naumovitz, he was born September 27, 1946 in Liberty. Stanley had taught in the Eldred School District for 34 years, retiring in July 2002. He was a member and treasurer of the Eldred Central School Facility Association and the Sullivan County Teachers Association, as well as a member of the New York State Teachers Association. He was also a Communicant of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Shohola, Pa. Stanley enjoyed time with his family and their vacations, giving special attention to his grandson, working in the outdoors and working with his friends, colleagues and the students. In a family statement, "After Stanley's diagnosis, he and his family advocated for cancer prevention by encouraging diagnostic screening and colonoscopy." Survivors include his wife, Janet Muthig Naumovitz at home; his mother, Dorothy J. Naumovitz of Liberty; two daughters, Jill B. Naumovitz of Fairbanks, Alaska and Beth Naumovitz of Liberty; one son, Adam Naumovitz and his wife, Laura, and their son, Grant Naumovitz, of Albany; and one brother-in-law, Alan Muthig of Barryville. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Richardson Ave., Shohola, Pa. The Rev. David Cramer will officiate. Following the Mass, family and friends will be gathering at the MacKenzie Elementary School in Glen Spey. Burial will be private in the Grahamsville Rural Cemetery, Grahamsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Orange-Sullivan Hospice, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwank Drive, Kingston, NY 12401. Arrangements were made by Harris Funeral Home, West Street at Buckley, Liberty.