Maurice L. Knee Ltd.-Plum
7663 Saltsburg Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
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98, died quietly at his home in Fox Chapel on Thursday, November 15. Born August 7, 1914, in Avonmore, PA, he was the son of Alma (Campbell) and Herman S. Stuckeman. He attended schools in Dormont and graduated from Dormont High School, Class of 1932, and Pennsylvania State University in 1937 with a B.S. in Architecture. While in college, he joined Sigma Chi Fraternity and continued to be an active supporter as an alumnus. On August 28, 1940, he married the former M. Eleanor Rockwell at the home of her parents in Edgewood and they were married 61 years before she died in 2001. He is survived by his three children, Ellen (David) Easley of Racine, WI, Alan (Linda) Stuckeman of Wexford, PA, and Joyce (William) Biffar of Escondido, CA; ten grandchildren, John (Kelly) Easley, Beth (Chris) Walsh, Charles (Sarah) Stuckeman, Phillip Stuckeman, Keith Stuckeman, Heather (Eric) Willard, Travis (Erica) Biffar, Tyra (Kevin) Aeling, Gavin (Megan) Biffar and Brannan Biffar; and 17 great-grandchildren. He loved spending time with his family. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marjorie Erwin; as well as his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Mr. Stuckeman was employed as General Manager of Delta Power Tools in Milwaukee and spent 30 years in executive positions with Pittsburgh-based Rockwell Manufacturing Company (later Rockwell International). He retired in 1997 as president and chairman of The Precise Corporation, a manufacturer of machine tools. He also served as a director for several corporations including Devon, National Gas and Oil and Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory. He served several terms on the Churchill Borough Council and was active in the community, serving on the boards of the Boy Scouts, the Pittsburgh Hospital and the Forbes Health Foundation. He enjoyed playing golf, bowling and shooting skeet and was a long time member of Longue Vue Country Club, the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, the Duquesne Club and the Pittsburgh Rotary Club. He was a resident of Naples, FL and enjoyed spending the winter months in the sun there. He was a member of the Naples Yacht Club and the Moorings Golf Club. He was a longtime benefactor and Distinguished Alumnus of Penn State, where his contributions are evident in the College of Arts and Architecture, with the school and building bearing his name. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 30 at 3 p.m. at the Beulah Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCrady Road, where he was an active member for over 60 years. Friends may meet with the family at the church at 2 p.m. before the service. A private burial will take place in Homewood Cemetery. Arrangements are being taken care of by the MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, Plum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the charity of one's choice.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Nov. 19 to Nov. 29, 2012
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