Althea R. Stains

October 2, 2012

Stains, Althea Obituary

Althea Ruth Stains, 87, of Fort Littleton Road, Orbisonia, PA was sung into heaven at 10:20 PM, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Springfield Township, Huntingdon County.

Born September 26, 1925 in Springfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Baree and Clara Ruth (Reihart) Ramsey.

She was married to Howard A. Stains on October 20, 1941.  Mr. Stains preceded in death on July 1, 1994.

Mrs. Stains is survived by four daughters: Mrs. John (Charlotte) Hodge, Orbisonia; Mrs. Jack (Linda) Myers, Three Springs, PA; Mrs. Jon (Cathy) Harding, McConnellsburg, PA; and Mrs. Mahlon (Jody) Shimer, McConnellsburg.

There are 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.  

One son Larry Stains and one great granddaughter, April Lake are deceased.

One brother, Roger Ramsey, survives of Orbisonia.

A brother, Thurman Ramsey and two sisters, Reba Campbell and Nettie Locke and an infant brother Jay are deceased.

Mrs. Stains was a member of the Dublin Mills Community Church, Hustontown, PA.  She was a Sunday school teacher for over 40 years.

During her life, she had worked at Swift Company, Chambersburg, PA, then Knouse Foods, Chambersburg, later at Sagner Inc., McConnellsburg and was last employed at and retired from the former Elco, Corporation, Huntingdon, PA.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, PA 17229 (map/directions) with Pastor Sam Stoey and Pastor John Hodge officiating.  Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, RD, Three Springs, PA.  Friends may call at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA  17229 from 4—8:00 PM on Friday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Joy-El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA  17225 especially for their Released Time Program.


October 5, 2012

Calling Hours - M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.


October 6, 2012

Visiting & Funeral Service - Dublin Mills Community Church, Hustontown - 10:00 a.m.


October 6, 2012

Interment - Walnut Grove Cemetery, Three Springs

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