OBITUARY: John Eugene Stouffer

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

John Eugene Stouffer, 76, of Waynesboro, died Thursday evening, Feb. 23, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital.  He was the husband of Mrs. Lorraine Yeager Stouffer, his wife of 43 years.

Born Feb. 13, 1936, in Greencastle, he was a son of the late John Edward and Mabel Edith Beeler Stouffer.

From 1972 to 1999, Mr. Stouffer worked for Grove Manufacturing, Shady Grove.  Formerly, he farmed and worked with Greencastle Livestock Auction and Franklin Feed Store.

He was a member of Hades Church of the Brethren.

Mr. Stouffer was an avid toy collector. After retirement, he enjoyed attending local auctions and estate sales, as well as yard sales.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children, Suzanne M. Stuller and husband Michael of Greencastle, Lucinda K. Swope of Waynesboro and Stacie J. Stouffer of Frederick, Md.; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; siblings, Darlene J. Stouffer of Greencastle and Clarence D. Stouffer and wife Darlene K. of Mercersburg; sister-in-law, E. Faye Stouffer of Greencastle; several aunts and uncle; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, J. Ernest Stouffer in 1992; and siblings Merle R. Stouffer and June M. Bavinchack.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at Harold M. Zimmerman Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle.

The funeral service will held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 from his church, Hades Church of the Brethren, Hades Church Road, Waynesboro, with Brothers Dean Gearhart and George Martin officiating.

Interment will be in Air Hill Brethren In Christ Church Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Those desiring may send memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 417 Phoenix Drive, Chambersburg, PA  17201.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.zimmermanfh.com