L. Grant Stavely Sr.

LITTLESTOWN L. Grant Stavely, Sr., 87, died early Friday morning, May 16, 2014, at his home. He was the husband of Agnes M. (Kensinger) Stavely for 65 years. Born April 16, 1927, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Elizabeth (Ulrich) Stavely. Grant was a Hyattsville, Md., High School graduate and served in the Marine Corps during WWII. He was retired after 38 years of service from the U.S. Postal Service of Hyattsville. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are 13 children, Catherine Stavely of Annapolis, Md., Louis G. Stavely, Jr. and Betty of Ijamsville, Md., Susan S. Bannigan of Annapolis, Md., Geraldine Daniels and Bob of Ormond Beach, Fla., Brian Stavely and Kim of Gettysburg, Gregory Stavely and Paddi of Burtonsville, Md., Agnes Burke and Eddie of Littleton, N.C., Bernadette S. Rentfro and Ed of Potomac, Md., Joseph Stavely and Shelley of Boyds, Md., Steven Stavely and Sue of Sunderland, Md., David Stavely and Rhonda of Huntingtown, Md.,; Michael Stavely and Anne of Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Ellen S. Karavangelos and Lance of Olney, Md.; numerous grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bob Stavely and Dorothy of Hyattsville; and sister, Theresa Dungan of Warsaw, Va. Grant was predeceased by a grandson, Kevin Stavely; three brothers, Jack, Harry, and Bernie Stavely; and sister, Charlotte Houston. Grant was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, VFW, and American Legion, all of Littlestown, and Bonneauville CWV. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mass of Christian Burial is Tuesday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at his church with The Rev. James M. Sterner Celebrant. Viewing is Monday 6 to 8 P.M. at the Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown, with the rosary recited by 8 p.m. Interment is in the parish cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Grant's seven sons. Full military honors will be conducted by Littlestown Allied Veterans Council at the cemetery. Contributions in Grant's name may be sent to Asera Care Hospice, 44 Bowman Road, York, PA 17408; or the . Online condolences at www.littlesfh.com

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Little's Funeral Home
34 Maple Avenue Littlestown, PA 17340
(717) 359-4224

Published in Evening Sun on May 17, 2014