Monthly Archives: September 2021
Robert Eugene Stiteler (Gene), 85, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.), died peacefully Thursday evening September 23, 2021, at West Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center; Moon twp., with his wife and family at his side.
Born March 31, 1936, in Smicksburg, Pa, he was a son of the late Laurence Clair and Mary Kathryn (Swartz) Stiteler.
Gene had worked as a carpenter with J&L Steel in Aliquippa before his retirement. He was an avid bowler with the J&L League, receiving many trophies, he initiated the Band Boosters at South Side School and lobbied to get the baseball fields in Hanover Twp. An avid hunter and fisherman, he harvested a 14 point buck in his backyard in 1983, the third biggest in history at the time. He also served as constable for Frankfort Springs for over 20 years, he was an avid Oldsmobile fan, a veteran of WWII having served in the Army National Guard and held a degree in bullshitting.
Becky was very warm hearted to everyone she met. Raised on the family farm, she spent her time caring for her beloved cows, baling hay, and riding her Farmall Tractor. She loved cooking a big supper for her family, making sure no one went hungry. Becky’s love for her children and grandchildren was unparalleled making sure every game, meet, and practice was attended rain or shine. They were the highlights of her day giving them every ounce of her love. Continue reading