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Arthur T. Stofey

August 1, 1941 - March 10, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: March 14, 2018

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Memorial Shrine Burial Park

Church St. Andre Bessette Parish

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Arthur T. Stofey, 76 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday morning, March 10, 2018 at Riverstreet Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph & Sarah (Harris) Stofey, Sr.

Arthur was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1959 and was an Army Veteran.  He was employed as a postal worker until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Andre Bessette Parish, and the Brookside American Legion, Post 837, both of North Wilkes-Barre.  Arthur loved to sing and do crafts at the VA Medical Center.  Around Memorial Day, he would help other veterans place American Flags at the graves of fellow veterans, and was active with his high school reunion committee.

He was preceded in death by his brother Joseph Stofey, Jr.

Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Irene C. (Yankoski) Stofey, Wilkes-Barre, Sister Lois Grohowski, Hanover, several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:30 am in St. Andre Bessette Parish, 672 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18705, with Father Kenneth M. Segar, Pastor, officiating.  Interment will be held in Memorial Shrine Burial Park, 8th Street, Carverton section of Wyoming.  Family and friends may call Wednesday morning from 9:30 am till the time of mass at St. Andre Bessette Parish.  Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street  Plains, PA  18705.