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Charles Glen Stufft

June 18, 1927 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Charles Glen Stufft, 93, Hooversville, died May 19, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born June 18, 1927 in Acosta, son of Jacob and Annie (Moore) Stufft. Preceded in death by parents, wife of 54 years the former Lillian Clark, brothers: Oren and Lester, and sister Thelma Custer. Survived by sons: Derry married to the former Donna Brightbill, Temperanceville, VA, Gregory married to the former Robin Manges, Hooversville; grandchildren: Timothy (Julie) and Joshua (Dawn) Stufft, Tiffany (Thomas) Evans, and Kayla Stufft; great grandchildren: Oliver, Eleanor, Amelia, Madilyn, Kylie, Troy, Trevor, Triston, Ashlyn, and Lance; and brother William Stufft. He was a graduate of Hooversville High School and a World War II Army Veteran. Charles Stufft was an “area personality,” “Hooversville Hero,” “Long-time community leader,” “always ready with a joke” or at least this is how local papers described Charles. He grew up in Hooversville where he remained for his life. He found his way into the Army for 2 years. Once he returned he married Lillian and they started a family. Charles enjoyed watching his sons throughout their sports careers. He was a coal miner for 26 years, and a barber for over 10 years. However the time he and Lillian spent as volunteers were where they found peace, solace, and satisfaction. They were missionaries taking part in over 12 overseas trips including Haiti, Jamaica and Honduras. They also volunteered at the local community skating rink for over 50 years. Charles played Santa for local kids for 54 years and served on Hooversville Council for 20 years. He was a member of Hooversville United Methodist Church, Hooversville V.F.W., Stoystown American Legion and Hooversville Historical Society. Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until a service at 3 p.m. Monday at Deaner Funeral Home, Hooversville. Masks and social distancing recommended. Pastor Rich Rhode officiating. Interment P.O.S. of A. Cemetery. Graveside military rites by the Somerset Co. Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to P.O.S. of A. Cemetery, C/O Tom McDowell, P.O. Box 361, Hooversville, PA 15936. Condolences to the family may be offered at DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com.


Services

Visitation
Monday
May 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Deaner Funeral Home Inc.
976 Barn St.
Hooversville, PA 15936

Funeral Service
Monday
May 24, 2021

3:00 PM
Deaner Funeral Home Inc.
976 Barn St.
Hooversville, PA 15936

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