The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 10, 2013

Gilbert M. “Gib” Stahl, 63, Lewisburg


The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — Gilbert M. “Gib” Stahl, 63, of 7902 Col. John Kelly Road since 1975 and a lifelong resident of Buffalo Township, entered into rest at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Lewisburg, a son of the late Marvin G. and Velma Mae (Heddings) Stahl. On Dec. 27, 1996, he married Betty L. Bronson, who survives.

Gib was a 1967 graduate of Lewisburg High School and a 1969 graduate of Williamsport Area Community College.

He was employed at Kelly Mobile Homes, Lewisburg, from 1967 to 1969, Cooper-Jarrett Trucking Co., Milton, from 1970 to 1983 and then was employed as a certified Simonton window installer for his brother at Wayne M. Stahl Window and Siding until 2013. In 26 years, Gib was never late for work and continued to work throughout his illness.

Gib enjoyed mowing his grass, caring for his property, his numerous cats and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are one brother who was born on Gib’s first birthday, Wayne M. Stahl and Nancy English, of Lewisburg; one brother-in-law, Peter Guyer, of Lewisburg; one niece, Tiffany J. and her husband, Matthew Miller, of Middleburg; one nephew, Samuel P. Guyer, of Lewisburg; two sisters-in-law, Roberta and her husband, James Kramer, of Allentown, and Florence and her husband, Randy Laudenbach, of Allentown; mother-in-law, Audrey Bronson, of Bloomsburg; and numerous true and loyal friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Cynthia Guyer, in 2012.

Family and friends are welcome for a time of visitation from noon to 1 Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 401 Main St., Watsontown, where a memorial service to celebrate Gib’s life will be conducted at 1 with the Rev. Paul A. Smith and the Rev. Stanley Bower officiating.

Memorial gifts may be made to SUN P.E.T.S., P.O. Box 64, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.