Obituaries for Wed., Aug. 29, 2012

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 29, 2012


John Joseph Stetler, 86, of Dozier, died Sat., Aug.25, 2012, in the Andalusia hospital.

Graveside services were held on Tues., Aug. 28, at Dozier Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Parker officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation with the family was held at the cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Edna May Stetler of Dozier; his sister, Lillian Fisher of Winthrop, N.Y.; two brothers-in-law, Alvin Merring Jr. of Madison, Ga., and Carl Rose of Leesburg, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Margaret Sobel of Stroudsburg, Pa.; special friends, David Johnson and Rich Patton; and several nieces and nephews

He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Paul and Alice Stetler, and sister, Emma Ferrante.

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