Benjamin H. Stahl, 86, of Clarks Valley, Tower City, passed away early Thursday morning at his home.
Born in Clarks Valley, January 27, 1933, a son of the late Hilbert and Margaret Hossler Stahl.
Ben was a 1951 graduate of Porter Township High School. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
He was a retired electronic equipment specialist from the Mechanicsburg Navy Depot.
Ben was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City where he formerly served on the council and was superintendant of the Sunday schools. He had previously been active with the Williams Valley Football Boosters.
He was a lifetime member of the NRA, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outside. He took great pride in gardening and working around his home.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters; Faye Leitzel, June Sturm, and Grace Gaffney, brothers; Jack, Russel and Claude Stahl.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Jane Bressler Stahl; two sons, Keith Stahl, Ft. Knox, Kentucky and Gregory Stahl and his wife Denise, Halifax; three grandchildren he was very proud of, Bryan Stahl, Scheanly and Alyssa Stahl; a sister, Mary Lou Shutt, Harrisburg. Nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 22nd at 11:00 am from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City with Brian Beissel. Visitation will be from 10-11 at the church. Following the service a luncheon and time of fellowship will held in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his church, 419 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City PA 17980. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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