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Stanley "Ted" "Fireball" Stewart

Born: Mon., Dec. 24, 1928
Died: Wed., Jul. 3, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 07, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 07, 2019
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 08, 2019
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home


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Stanley “Ted” “Fireball” Stewart, age 90, of North Washington, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2019 at Parker Personal Care Home with Grane Hospice.
Ted was born December 24, 1928 in Butler, PA.  He was the son of the late Basil Reed Stewart and the late Gladys Mae Smith Stewart.  Ted proudly served his country by serving in the United States Army during the Korean War being stationed in Germany.  He attended the Concord High School.  Ted was active in the community and was one of the oldest members of the North Washington Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the North Washington Volunteer Fire Department having joined in 1945.  He also was a member of the North Washington Cemetery Association and a charter member of the Western Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association.  Ted retired from Witco after 42 years as a chief hydro operator and did transmission work up until about 2007. His favorite pastime was growing apple trees since 1964.
Ted is survived by his wife, Violet Freehling Stewart, whom he married on September 3, 1960; one daughter, Pamela(David)Yosko of West Mifflin; one son, Basil(Karen)Stewart II of Butler; four grandchildren: Tyler (Christina) Yosko, Brendan Yosko, Ian (Kiley) Jewart, and Tiffany (Cody) Haid; two great- grandchildren: Aiden and Addilyn; and a third great-grandchild expected in January. Ted is also survived by one sister, Rayleen(Tom)Jindra of Butler and one brother, Raymond C.(Patricia)Stewart, of Grove City and several nieces and nephews.
Ted was preceded in death by one sister, Karolyn Stewart and his step father, Raymond Burk.
Friends will be received at the William F. Young Funeral Home, 132 Main Street, West Sunbury from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Sunday July 7, 2019. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Monday July 8, 2019 at 11:00 am with Pastor Bob Edmundson, Robert Mathias, and Pastor Michael Coats, officiating.  Military honors will be provided by VFW Post 249, Lyndora American Legion Post 778, and Butler American Legion Post 117.  
Burial will be in the North Washington Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Washington Presbyterian Church- PO Box 35 North Washington, PA 16048 % Bev Bishop or to Parker Personal Care Home- 103 Seward Street Parker, PA 16049.

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