Violet K. Stear (1922 - 2017)

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Violet K. Stear, 94, of Rossiter, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at DuBois Nursing Home.
Violet was born May 26, 1922, in Dolben, W.Va., a daughter of the late Elmer and Elsie (Robey) Laurie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wird A. Stear; three brothers, Layton Hoopengarner, Arven Hopengarner, and infant Ardon Hoopengarner.
She was a member of the Juneau United Methodist Church. She loved flower gardening, cooking and making great potato salad.
Violet is survived by one daughter, Sandy Pierce and husband Claude of Reynoldsville; one brother, Dayton Hoopengarner; two grandchildren, Kathy (Steve) Hickman, John (Angela) Pierce; seven great-grandchildren: Ashley and Justin Pierce, Brady and Lars Hatch, Noah Hickman, Maria and Emily Donahue; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Friday, Feb. 22, 2017, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2017, at the funeral home with Pastor Joe Buterbaugh officiating.
Interment is private for family.
Online condolences may be made at
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McCabe Funeral Home
114 Maple Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-0400
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Published in The Courier Express on Feb. 22, 2017