Stoy Everett Spigelmyer

REEDSVILLE – Stoy Everett Spigelmyer, 91, of 91 Bonnie Lane, Reedsville, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at his residence.

He was born March 21, 1922, in Paxtonville, the son of the late Thomas and Beulah (Gill) Spigelmyer. Stoy is survived by his wife Janet Steinberger Goss, whom he married in 1973.

Also surviving are: children, Stoy Calvin Spigelmyer and his wife, Carolyn, of West Chester, Judy Snyder and her husband, Richard, of Maryland, Dr. William L. Goss and his wife, Carol, of Yeagertown; grandchildren, Teresa Spigelmyer, Jeremy Snyder, Jennifer Snyder, Dr. Michael T. Goss, Stacy Goss and Brandi Peachey; and brothers and sisters, John Spigelmyer and his wife Jackie, of Selinsgrove, Jack Spigelmyer and his wife, Kay, of Selinsgrove, Letha Griffith and her husband, Richard, of Kreamer.

Stoy was preceded in death by brothers Bruce, Elwood and Malcolm, and sisters Jean Hartman, Nora Ritter, Harriett Sward and Phyllis Saylor.

Stoy retired from FMC Spinning Room, Lewistown, as supervisor after 27 years. Then he retired, in 1985, from SL Abrasive in Carlisle, with 13 years of service.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in 806 Tank Destroyer as a Staff Sgt. in the Pacific Theater from January 1943 to February 1946.

He graduated from Beavertown High School in the class of 1941. He was a member of Ellen Chapel Church, the Service Class of the Sunday school, Rayona Supervisor’s Club and, UCT and American Legion Post No. 90 Lewistown.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Ellen Chapel Church, Ferguson Valley Road, with the Rev. Mark Hill officiating. Interment will be in the Paxtonville Cemetery.

A viewing will be held at the Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to: Ellen Chapel Church, 11764 Ferguson Valley Road, Lewistown, PA. 17044; Hospice the Bridge, 305 4th St., Pleasant Acres Lewistown, PA. 17044; or Paxtonville Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 353 Paxtonville, PA. 17861.