Mr. Roy Meade Stonesifer, 90, of Chicago, Ill., died
Sunday, April 8, at his daughter’s residence, 228
Shenstone Drive, Riverside, Ill.
He was the husband of the late Bernice Pasco
Stonesifer. Born April 18, 1910, in Emmitsburg, he was a
son of the late Mahlon and Annie Fuss Stonesifer.
Mr. Stonesifer moved to Chicago in 1929 and worked
for the American Can Co. for 42 years. He loved hunting,
fishing, and returning to Emmitsburg and Thurmont to
He was a member of St. Symphorosa Church and St.
Symphorosa Supper Club.
He was the last member of the Stonesifer family.
Surviving are one daughter, Cecilia Straka and
husband Edward; four grandchildren, Lisa Simo and
husband Mark; Renee Lebegue and husband John, Mark
Straka; and Michael Straka and wife Jennifer; four
great-grandchildren, Spencer Lebegue, Jason Straka, Ryan
Simo, and Brenden Straka.
Mr. Stonesifer was preceded in death by one son,
Donald Juskiewicz; six sisters, Emma Bollinger, Annie
McNair, Carrie Stonesifer, Helen Myers, Marian Eyler and
Ruth Copenhaver; and four brothers, Robert, Leonard,
Edgar and Carroll Stonesifer. .
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 11, at
Central Funeral Chapel of Chicago and St. Symphorosa
Bearers were Rodman Myers, Dallas McNair, Allen
Bollinger, Mark Simo, Michael Straka, Mark Straka, John
Lebegue, and Gary Hocksprung. Interment was in Queen of
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