James Hap Wesley Stock

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James 'Hap' Wesley Stock

August 17, 1926 - February 17, 2019

James Hap Wesley Stock James "Hap" Wesley Stock, 92, of New Castle passed away the evening of Feb. 17, 2019, at the Haven Convalescent Home.
Born on Aug. 17, 1926, in New Castle, he was the son of William and Mary (Dennis) Stock. On May 2, 1947, he married his beloved wife, Suzanne (Bessell) Stock. She survives at home.
James was a 1st Class Seaman in the Navy, serving his country in World War II from 1943 to 1946. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator and engineer with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 66, for over 40 years until his retirement in 1990.
Among his interests, Hap enjoyed fishing and golfing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, James W. Stock Jr. and wife, Claire, of New Castle; two daughters, Cynthia Powell and husband, Dan, of The Woodlands, Texas, and Patricia Cindrich and husband, Mike, of New Castle; one sister, Suzanne Elias of New Castle; two brothers, Jerry Reid and wife, Jan, of Bradenton, Florida, and William F. Stock and wife, Carol, of Murrysville, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, James J. (Chrissy) Stock, Nicole (Ronald) Hiler, Jason (Sandy) Ridenbaugh, Kara Ridenbaugh and Frank (Taylor) Attisano; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William Stock and Edward Reid.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A service will take place immediately following the visitation at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with the Pastor Jarod Mills of Clifton Flats Alliance Church officiating. Military rites will be performed by the New Castle Area Honor Guard.
Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on February 18, 2019
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Wednesday February 20, 2019

- 7:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA


Wednesday February 20, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA


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6 posts

Kathy McFarland Abranovich
Feb 27, 2019
My deepest sympathy. It’s been so many years ago but I remember your dad and mom well from the times I stayed at your house when we were kids. May God comfort you in your loss.
Lucille Searfoss
Feb 20, 2019
Trish & cyndi you have my deepest sympathy πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
Elaine Glorioso-Fallat
Feb 20, 2019
My deepest sympathy
Bob and Bert Kelly
Feb 19, 2019
Sorry for your loss, Jim.

We are spending some time with
Meghan and her family here in Florida.

I will pray for you and your family during this difficult time.
blaine stachowiak
Feb 18, 2019
Shirley Nocera
Feb 18, 2019
My deepest sympathy in the loss of Hap. I remember the picnics years ago up at their Turkey hill house. Lots of good times and good memories.