John B. ‘Jack’ Stehle Jr.

March 15, 1948 - May 3, 2018


John B. “Jack” Stehle Jr., 70, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at his residence after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late John and Verna (Wolf) Stehle.

Surviving are a son, Brad Stehle and Paulette of Altoona; a granddaughter, Savannah of Easton; a sister, Joyce McCord and husband, Brian, of Hollidaysburg; a niece, Lori Gadelhak and family of Ocean, N.J.; his caregiver, Shirley; his best friend, John Quarello; and his loving companion, Benji Larue.

He was preceded in death by a son, Nathan; and a niece, Sheila.

John was a 1966 graduate of Altoona Area High School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He retired as an engineer for Norfolk Southern, formerly Conrail.

He was a member of Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona. John enjoyed landscaping and working on his house, and he was an avid fan of Penn State and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Friends will be received from 4 until the 7 p.m. funeral service on Monday, May 7, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, Pastor Brian Sandell officiating. Interment will be made at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.