Robert Stoney, age 91, of White Oak, died March 10, 2020. He was born in McKeesport on Sept. 26, 1928 and is the son of the late Rufus and Louise Roper Stoney. He was a navy veteran of WW ll, retired from GM in security and was a member of St. Paul AME Church in McKeesport, until his health failed. He was a former Mason of Pride of the West #84.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, E. Alfreda Burroughs Stoney, son Loren R. Stoney of White Oak, grandchildren, Levarr, Kalynn, Ciara, Arianna, Mya, Precious Stoney, Tamisia, Taisa, Kevin Paige, Aidan, Audrey, Alijah Mattingly, and Katrina Guy, six great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leon and Melvin Singleton, and sister Thelma Rivers.
Friends and family will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA, 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177) on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 Noon on Friday, March 13, 2020 and officiated by Rev. Geoffrey E. Tate, II. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Originally published March 11, 2020.