Dearald W. Shuffstall Sr.
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Dearald W. Shuffstall Sr.
Born in Sugarcreek Twp. on February 10, 1936, Dearald was the son of the late Lloyd Thomas and Vera Rose Burkhardt Shuffstall. He married the former Carol Ritts on September 24, 2016, and she survives.
Mr. Shuffstall retired as an iron worker from Erie Steel Products. He also worked for McKissick's Garage in Franklin and as a plasterer in the construction business. He was also an owner of Shuffstall Lumber in Conneaut Lake.
Dearald was a member of the Fox Street Church of God. He enjoyed traveling, watching NASCAR, was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. He especially cherished his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Carol, Dearald is survived by his 3 sons, Charles Shuffstall of Prospect, Scott Shuffstall and his wife, Sherry, of Grove City, and Dearald Shuffstall, Jr. of Meadville; his 3 daughters, Brenda Graham and her husband, Ron, of Franklin, Bobbie Jo Blair and her husband, Dave, of Grove City, and Stacie Thompson and her husband, Denny, of Stoneboro; and his 2 step-sons, Mark Watson of California and Mark Baker of Franklin.
His is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Mark Graham, Eric Graham, Adam Graham, Cassie Price, Danielle Dagres, Shannon Davis, Amber Gould, Charles Shuffstall, Jr., Alivia Shuffstall, Kierston Norris, Morgan Thompson, Haylee Thompson, Justin Shuffstall, and Emily Shuffstall; 18 great-grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; and 4 step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Shuffstall is additionally survived by his brother, Glenn Shuffstall of Polk; and his 5 sisters, Pearl Monarch of Saegertown, Iva Mae Malliard of Girard, Rosalind Fae Warrington and her husband, Henry, of Cooperstown, Donna Burk and her husband, Leonard, of Cooperstown, and Doris Ann Burdette and her husband, Steve, of Sandy Lake.
In addition to his parents, Dearald was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Steele Shuffstall; his 3 brothers, Clifford, Alan and Wallace Shuffstall; his grandson, Drew Graham; and 2 infant great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc. on Sunday, August 19th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Funeral Home at 4 p.m. following visitation, with Rev Chad Troup, pastor of the Fox Street Church of God, officiating.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Dearald's memory to the Fox Street Church of God Memorial Fund - c/o Fox St. Church of God, 229 Fox Street, Franklin PA 16323.
To send flowers, cards, online condolences, or further information, family and friends are invited to visit www.gardinierfuneralhome.com.
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