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James "Jim" E. Stoner

March 11, 1937 — June 19, 2021


James "Jim" E. Stoner

Stoner, James “Jim” E., 84, McVeytown, passed away June 19, 2021 at his home. Born March 11, 1937, Newton Hamilton, son of the late Charles E. and Mary F. (Taylor) Stoner. Preceded in death by his brother, Donald Stoner; nephew, Charlie Stoner; and brother-in-law, Jack Fleck. Survived by his siblings, Ron Stoner and companion, Diane Fleck; Gary Stoner and wife, Mary Ann; Joan Fleck; and Patti Miller and husband, Kevin; 12 nieces and nephews; 17 great nieces and nephews; 3 great-great nieces and nephews. Jim was a 1956 graduate of Captain Jack High School. He enlisted in the US Army and served from 1960-1966, earning the rank of Specialist. Jim worked for a short time in construction then went to work as a US Geological Surveyor Cartographer until his retirement. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Striped Bass Assoc., NRA, The Antarctican Society, and the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, gardening, cutting firewood, spending time with the Burger King Gang, and traveling across the world, especially his two trips to Antarctica. Most importantly he was fond of his cats and never missed an opportunity to help those he cared for. At Jim’s request there will be no viewing. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10 a.m., Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Haven Rest Memorial Park Cemetery

15595 Croghan Pike, Shirleysburg, PA 17260

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