James F. Stouffer, Sr, 79, of RD #2, New Cumberland passed away Tuesday February 11, 2003.
He was born April 15, 1923 in German Twp., PA, a son of the late Kenneth and Nevada Harshman Stouffer. He was also preceded in death by infant twin sisters and a sister, Nevada M. Stouffer.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He was retired from Weirton Steel Company after 38 years, last working as a first helper in the Blast Furnace. He was a member of the 25 Year Club, the Chester-Newell Sportsman’s Club and N.R.A. He was Protestant by faith and attended the New Cumberland Free Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, whom he married April 4, 1946, Mary Hawk Stouffer, at home, two sons, James Stouffer Jr. and his wife, Jacqueline and Henry Stouffer and his wife, Vickie all of RD #2, New Cumberland; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Walter (Lynn Ann) Wiltrout of Scottdale, PA, Mrs. Fred (Mary) Fletcher and Mrs. Donald (Carole) Foltz, Jr., all of RD #2 New Cumberland; four brothers, Wayne Stouffer of RD #2 New Cumberland, Paul Stouffer and Earl Stouffer, both of Scott dale, jerry Stouffer of /RD 1 Chester; five sisters, Margaret Schwab of Scottdale, Janet Pawlikowsky and Myrtle Geyer, both of Mt. Pleasant, PA and Roberta Geyer and Carole Kieger, both of Connellsville, PA; 18 grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Services were held at the Newell Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Minister Sherrill Fritts officiating. Interment followed at the New Cumberland Cemetery where the Tri-State Veteran’s Burial Group accorded military services.