The Daily Item
RICHFIELD — Hubert H. “Herbie” Stouffer, 87, of Richfield, entered his heavenly home at 12:05 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born March 25, 1926, in Lewistown, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Henry H. and M. May (Kauffman) Stouffer. On Sept. 23, 1951, he married Muriel F. (Ferster) Stouffer, with whom he shared nearly 62 years of marriage.
In earlier life, Hubert was a self-employed farmer, after which he worked at the Richfield Feed Mill. Then, until his retirement in 1988, he worked for Wood Mode Inc.
Mr. Stouffer was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church, Mifflintown and a former member of the Richfield Mennonite Church, where he served as Sunday school secretary, belonged to the Heraldaires Quartet and the Men’s Trumpet Trio.
Hubert enjoyed music as a hobby and he always looked forward to hunting on the Tuscarora Mountain every fall.
Surviving are his children, Elizabeth Ann Aucker and her husband Barry, of Watsontown, Thomas Stouffer and his wife Cassi, of McAlisterville, Jonathan Stouffer and his wife Karen, of Mifflintown, Mary Martin and her husband Jerry, of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
One infant brother and one infant sister preceded him in death making him the last of his generation.
Visitors may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Richfield Mennonite Church and again from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, followed by the funeral at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Aaron Benner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.
For those who wish, memorial donations, in Mr. Stouffer’s memory, may be made to the Gideon’s International, Juniata Camp No. 3714, Box 91, Mifflintown, PA 17059.
The Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville has been entrusted with the arrangements.
For online tributes and condolences, please visit www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.