Sam Stewart

August 2, 1960 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 60)


Sam Stewart,  Lake Lynn, Pa.

     Donald Ray "Sam" Stewart, 60 of Lake Lynn, Pa. passed away at home with his loving family by his side on Saturday, October 3, 2020.

     He was born August 2, 1960 in Uniontown, Pa. the son of James and Barbara (Black) Stewart.

     Preceding him in death were his mother, Barbara Stewart and his first wife, Sherri Lynn (Elli) Stewart.

      Surviving are his wife, Ruth Ann Stewart; father, James Stewart; sons, Matthew Stewart and wife Jennifer and Wesley Stewart and fiance’ Robbin; step-son, Adam Smaniotto and wife Kelly; granddaughter, Sophia; brothers and sisters, Bill Stewart, Mary White, Donna Dindl (his twin sister), Norma Friend and husband Paul, Joyce Grahm and husband Rodney and James Stewart Jr. and wife Denise; brothers-in-law, Robert Klanduch and Frank Klanduch and many other nieces, nephews and friends.

     Sam loved his job working at the Cumberland Mine.

     He had a very friendly outgoing personality and it wasn’t long before you knew that he loved the Lord Jesus Christ. He wanted everyone else to receive the same love of Christ as he did. Sam was an ordained minister of the Lord Jesus Christ and shared the Gospel with everyone. He attended the Jesus Mission Church in Morgantown, W.Va.

     The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 with his cousin and best friend, Pastor Tim Strosnider officiating.

     Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.

     A Special Thank You from the family is extended to the nurses and staff of Amedisys Hospice Masontown for their loving care given to Sam.

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October 5, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Private Family Service
October 6, 2020

Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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