Alvah Lyle Stonesifer Jr.

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Alvah Lyle Stonesifer, Jr., passed Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Transitions Nursing Home, Gettysburg. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Perry) Stonesifer, and long-term companion of Mildred Myers, Taneytown, MD. He was born Aug 6, 1927, in Orrtanna, PA, to the late Alvah L. and Edith (Daugherty) Stonesifer. Alvah graduated from Fairfield High School, Class of 1944. He was drafted into the Army just at the conclusion of WWII, and served primarily at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver. He was employed in the shoe industry with Carroll Shoe, Cambridge Rubber and Littonian Shoe, his entire career. Alvah was a Cub Scout Pack Leader and a long-time member of the Hanover Organ Club. He loved his dogs, and outdoor activities including golf, boating, canoeing, hiking, motorcycling, skiing, and taking camping trips all over the US. He enjoyed music and dancing, and, in recent years, regularly attended the Fairfield Community Center's weekly dances. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Kathy Taylor Stonesifer, of Julian, Pa; daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Don Gonzales, of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Rebecca and husband, Jason Wos, of Crown Point, IN, Ben and Jayme Gonzales, of Indianapolis, IN; and great-grandchildren, Nathan, Katlyn and Gabrianna Wos, of Crown Point, IN. Including his parents and late wife, also preceding him in death are brother, Robert Stonesifer, and sister, Freda Stonesifer McCleaf. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family with the possibility of a public gathering in the spring.



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Cremation Society of Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, PA 17109
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Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 7, 2017
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