Franklin W. Stahl
Franklin W. Stahl, 76, of 1178 Mall Road, Montoursville, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the Muncy Valley Hospital emergency room.
Born May 25, 1935 in Danville, he was a son of the late Arthur and Stella (Bortz) Stahl. On Nov. 8, 1954 he married the former Maxine L. Leavy, who survives.
Frank was employed for 45 years with the Lycoming Housing Authority, where he performed maintenance duties. He was a member of the N.R.A. and enjoyed being outdoors tending to his garden, caring for his lawn, or camping with his family. Frank was an avid NASCAR fan, and he spent several winters in Florida.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 57 years are one son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Audrey Stahl of Cogan Station; one daughter, Vickie Bower of Muncy; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Charles and Nancy Stahl of Montoursville and George Stahl of Hughesville; three grandchildren, Joshua Bower and his wife Joani, Andrew Stahl and Benjamin Stahl; and three great-grandchildren, Breanna Bower, Kaitlyn Miller and Amaya Bower.
The funeral was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Wright, pastor of Community Baptist Church, Montoursville. Burial will follow in St. James Lutheran (White) Church Cemetery, Muncy.
Friends were received from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, online at HYPERLINK “donate.americanheart.org“ “http://donate.americanheart.org”>donate.americanheart.org or by mail to P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 (contribution form to be mailed with donation can be found online); or the American Diabetes Association, online at HYPERLINK ““http://www.diabetes.org”>www.diabetes.org“ www.diabetes.org of by mail to P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com