Walter Lee Stonesifer, 87, of Emmitsburg, MD, died on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at his home. Born May 4, 1932 in Emmitsburg, he was the son of the late Edgar and Mary Ruth (Wood) Stonesifer. He was the husband of Linda (Cool) Stonesifer, to whom he was married for 45 years.
Walter worked in equipment maintenance for the Emmitsburg Shoe Factory and for sewing factories in Emmitsburg and Taneytown. He also worked as a groundskeeper at Cunningham Falls State Park and the Town of Emmitsburg. Walter was a veteran of the United States Army. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Emmitsburg. He enjoyed working in his garden, mowing, tending his woodstove, watching old westerns and spending time with his family and his dogs, Buddy, Marley and Patches.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Linda, are sons, Randy Stonesifer, Sr. of Taneytown, Dave Stonesifer and wife Penny of Thurmont, and Ron Stonesifer of Emmitsburg; siblings, Donald Stonesifer and wife Daisy of Emmitsburg, Janet Unger and husband Robert of Emmitsburg, Susie Stultz and husband Cecil of Fairfield, PA, Richard Stonesifer of Emmitsburg and Diane Lookingbill of Littlestown, PA; grandchildren, Randy, Jr., Shane, Justin and Shannon; and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by infant daughter, Mary Ann and a brother, Ronnie Stonesifer.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 at MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg, MD with the Rev. Larry Eby officiating. Burial will follow at Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 19th at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to help defray funeral expenses may be made to Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, P.O. Box 308, Emmitsburg, MD 21727.
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