Francis “Frank” E. Stumpf
He was the son of the late Joseph C. & Theresa (Rice) Stumpf, born on December 4, 1946 in Natrona Heights, PA. On June 13, 1970 he married Elizabeth “Liz” (Cowher) Stumpf at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA, she survives at home.
He was a very active member of Christ the King Parish in Houtzdale, where he had served with the church’s Senior Choir, Funeral Choir and numerous other activities. He was a 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Valley Council, #10376, Houtzdale, PA; & he was a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Pope John Paul II Assembly #952 in Clearfield, PA. He was a member of the Houtzdale Lions Club and their Showboat Minstrel Program. He had volunteered for many years as an adult with the various Boy Scouts of America units in the Houtzdale / Moshannon Valley area.
He was employed for 34 years as an Industrial Arts teacher for the Moshannon Valley High School in (Amesville) RD Houtzdale, PA until his retirement in 2003. During his tenure at Moshannon Valley, he had coached in the elementary and high school boys basketball programs. He had also served as a PIAA basketball referee.
He was a 1964 graduate of Knoch High School in Saxonburg, PA. He received his Bachlor of Science in Education in 1968 from California University of Pennsylvania. He attended The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Stumpf is survived by: two sons, Christian J. Stumpf & his wife Michelle of Davidsville, PA and Matthew R. Stumpf & his wife Heather of Holden, LA; a sister, Theresa “Tess” Kaufman & her husband Paul of Murrells Inlet, SC; and two brothers, Joseph Stumpf & his wife Rose of Herman, PA and William Stumpf & his wife Mary Ellen of Titusville, PA. He is also survived by: four grandsons, Tyler, Scott, Cameron & Paul Stumpf; a brother-in-law, Paul Cowher & his wife Carol of Osceola Mills, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Houtzdale, PA, with Rev. Michael J. Stumpf & Rev. Stanley J. Swacha, Co-Celebrants. Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home, 701 Lingle Street, Osceola Mills, PA.
Memorial Contributions may be made to:
Conemaugh Township Youth League
c/o Christian Stumpf
117 Venango Trail
Davidsville, PA 15928
Livingston Parish Volunteer Fire Dept., District 6
c/o Matthew Stumpf
17118 Florida Blvd.
Holden, LA 70744
To sign the online guestbook, go to: www.heathfuneral.com.