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1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Age 87, of Rostraver Township, died Monday, August 18, 2014. Ted passed away on the 18th hole of his beloved Cedarbrook Golf Course, surrounded by his longtime golf league friends. He was born in South Huntingdon Township on September 22, 1926, a son of the late Valentine and Johanna (Paleczna) Stawovy. Ted grew up on his parent's farm, Valentine's Dairy, and delivered milk in the Pittsburgh area for 40 years. In 1959, he and his brother, Ben, purchased the Willowbrook Golf Course. Then in 1960, they purchased the McClain farm and built the original 18-hole Cedarbrook Golf Course, which they expanded to 36 holes and added a restaurant in 1987. Ted is survived by his wife of 62 years, Frances V. (Stofan) Stawovy; six children, Patricia A. (Delvin) Miller of Sewickley, Timothy J. Stawovy of Greensburg, John V. (Monica) Stawovy of Rostraver Township, Mary A. (Mark) Seamans of Greensburg, Michael T. (Becky) Stawovy of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and Susan A. (David) Preaus of Silverthorne, Colorado; 20 grandchildren; brother, John (Amelia) Stawovy of Smithton. In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Ben; a sister, Rose; and his daughter-in-law, Cheryl K. Stawovy. Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the JAMES C. STUMP FUNERAL HOME, INC., 580 Circle Drive, Belle Vernon/Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome. com. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday in the Church of St. Anne, with Rev. Vincent J. Gigliotti, as celebrant. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations to the
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Aug. 20, 2014
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