William J. Stidfole

LEWISTOWN – William J. Stidfole, 88, of Lewistown, died at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Highlands Care Center, in Laporte.

Born March 1, 1924, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late William G. and M. Marie (Stackhouse) Stidfole.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane (Rankin) Stidfole, on Dec. 24, 1991, and three sisters, Marie Sunday, Sue Stewart and Dorothy Dunn.

He is survived by: daughter, J. Norene “Nodie” Stevens and husband, Franklin III, of Lewistown; brother, Maurice Stidfole and wife, Linda, of McVeytown; two grandchildren, Kirk Stevens IV and Chris Stevens; two great-grandchildren, Lindsay Stevens and Frankie Stevens V; and a great-great-grandson, Aaden Stevens.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

William worked at Standard Steel for more than 40 years in machine shop one as a crane operator, was owner of Jane’s Glamour Salon and was a member of Grove Memorial United Methodist Church.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be held in Juniata Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828, or the Huntingdon County Humane Society, 11371 School House Hollow Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652.

All arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

Online condolences may be made at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.