Richard Stofko age 81 of North Strabane Twp. formerly of Carroll Twp. passed away Tuesday October 6, 2020 at the Concordia Hospice of Washington Donnell House following a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born December 25, 1938 in North Charleroi a son of the late Michael and Nita Stofko. Richard graduated from Donora High School and worked as a printer at the Valley Independent newspaper in Monessen. He served as a sergeant in the United States Army, was an honor graduate of his basic training group and served in Germany from 1961-1963, Richard retired from a distinguished 28 year career with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, where he worked as a revenue agent. He was a member of Our lady of the Miraculous Medal worship site of St. Oscar Romero Parish and a charter member of the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center in Washington. Richard had an enthusiasm for life, enjoyed traveling, and took cruises to destinations across the world. Left behind to cherish his memory is his wife Dolores with whom he celebrated 55 years of marriage on August 28, 2020. Also surviving are his son Gary and his wife Hanna and grandson Gabriel Richard of Alexandria Virginia, his brother Daniel of Clifton, Virginia, his sister Carole Yetsconish and husband Mike of Fayette City, as well as numerous cousins and other relatives.
Friends and family are welcome from 2-6 pm Sunday October 11, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am Monday October 12, 2020 in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church 300 Pike Street Meadowlands with Reverend Carmen D’Amico as celebrant. Everyone attending is asked to please meet at church and wear a protective face mask, due to the current CORONA-19 VIRUS situation. Private interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the VFW Post 191 of Canonsburg and the United States Army Honor Guards. To view or extend condolences please visit www.salandrafuinerals.com.
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