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John Francis Stehle

October 26, 1951 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 65)


John Francis Stehle passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, after a long illness. Son of Raymond D. and J. Sheila Stehle (both deceased); devoted husband of Alice (Tillman) Stehle for 40 years; beloved brother of David (Yvonne), James (Phyllis), Thomas, and Vincent (Patricia) Stehle and Mary (Curtis) McQueen; proud and loving father of Katherine (Robert), John (Pamela), and Gregory (Rebecca); dearly-loved grandfather of Madelynn. Attended St. Fidelis Seminary and graduated from Gannon University with a Bachelor‘s degree in Social Work. Worked as a systems analyst in Pittsburgh at The Techs for 24 years.  Avid outdoorsman, trail builder, hiker, birdwatcher, crossfit enthusiast, and dedicated volunteer. Former president of both the Butler Chapter of the North Country Trail Association and Butler Outdoors Club. Active member of his parish and baritone in the choir. John was a special man: generous, selfless, patient, loving, funny, determined, brave, and will be dearly missed.     

Family and friends of John Francis Stehle, who died Friday, May 19, 2017, will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 N. McKean Street, Butler.

In Lieu of Flowers, contributions may be sent to the North Country Trail Association.


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