Willard "Red" H. Stiffler

April 7, 1929 ~ December 2, 2019 (age 90)


Willard H. "Red" Stiffler, 90, of Masters Ave, Everett, formerly of Bedford died at 7:25 AM, Monday, December 2, 2019 at Rebecca's Personal Care Home, Everett.

Mr. Stiffler was born in Quemahoning Twps. Somerset County on April 7, 1929,  son of the late Charles and Beatrice ( Mussleman) Stiffler.

On October 11, 1983 Willard married Imogene K. (Benning) Fochtman-Stiffler. She preceded him in death on May 25, 2002.

He is survived by  Daughter- Debbie K. Schafer, Somerset; Son- Jay husband of  Robin Stiffler, Wattsburg; Daughter- Lisa wife of  Jack Shields, Friedens; Step Daughter- Mary (Fochtman) Caton, Berlin; Step Son- Samuel husband of  Linda (Hoffman) Fochtman, Berlin; Step Son- Harry husband of  Wilma (Brick) Fochtman, Berlin; Step Daughter- Rita wife of Roger Lewis, Manns Choice; Step Son- George husband of  Sandra (Restley) Fochtman, Berlin; Step Daughter- Anna wife of  Steve Hankinson, New Baltimore; Step Daughter- Dorothy wife of  Harley Bowser, Manns Choice; Brother- Merle Stiffler, Chambersburg; Sister- Laura Bloom, Chambersburg; Niece- Bonnie Wertz, Bedford; 1st Wife Ethel  Miller- Stiffler, Meyersdale. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren.

Willard was preceded in death by Sisters Anna Hall and Charlotte Hite, Brothers Tom and Lee Stiffler, Step-son John Fochtman and Step-daughter Pauline Sarver.

Red was a Truck Mechanic at Spector Freight, B&P Motor Freight and Bedford County Stone and Lime.

Willard served in the U.S. Navy during WW II.

Friends will be received on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 1-5PM  Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

Interment at Bedford County Memorial Park.

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Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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December 5, 2019

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Schellsburg Location
3779 Pitt St., P.O. Box 68
Schellsburg, PA 15559

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