Stewart J. Stambaugh, 86, of New Holland, formerly of York, PA, went home to be with the Lord, October 18, 2013. He was born in York, PA to the late Robert and Amy Wagner Stambaugh. He is predeceased by his three brothers William, Harold and Raymond. He was the loving husband of Gloria M. Stambaugh. Stew was a 1945 graduate of William Penn High School in York, and served in the Navy during World War II. After the Navy he started his career in the insurance business. He received his degree from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., in l963 and later obtained a master's degree in business and hospital administration. Stew started his profession with ServiceMaster Industries in l963 and eventually became president of the Mid Atlantic Hospital Division. During that time he created the educational division and new divisions in the hospital sector. He was a long standing board member of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities and ACE (Alliance for Confessing Evangelicals). Stew also served as a ruling elder for Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA. Stewart was completely devoted to his family and was deeply involved in their lives throughout his life. In addition to his wife, he will be lovingly remembered by his son, James Doran Stambaugh (Elisabeth), three grandsons: Doran Stambaugh (Therese), Joshua Stambaugh (Anne), Caleb Stambaugh (Rachael) & six great grandchildren with one on the way, and many nieces and nephews. The Funeral for Stewart Stambaugh will be held at Garden Spot Village Chapel, Garden Spot Village, 433 South Kinzer Avenue, New Holland, PA, l7557 on Thursday, October 24, at 2 pm. There will be a private burial at Mt. Rose Cemetery, York, PA. Please omit flowers. Memorial Contributions may be mailed to Westminster Theological Seminary, 2960 Church Road, Glenside, PA 19038 or ACE (Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals), 600 Eden Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com
Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 717-560-5100.