W. Robert 'Bob' Stoner
W. Robert "Bob" Stoner, 80, of New Castle passed away in the early morning hours of Oct. 5, 2019, in the home of his longtime life partner, Terry Dahl. He was blessed with a peaceful passing.
Bob was born on May 12, 1939, in New Castle, a son of the late William Robert and Ruth Elizabeth (Stewart) Stoner.
The second of two sons, his younger brother, John Charles "Jack" Stoner, preceded him in death.
For more than 35 years, Bob was a dedicated member of the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Visiting and helping the folks of New Wilmington's Amish community was one his favorite activities during retirement. Hauling equipment in his pick-up truck, helping men get to a job, taking families to the grocery store or simply sitting and watching a team of draft horses plowing or working a field gave him much pleasure.
He is survived by five children, Faye Elizabeth Stoner of Dexter, Michigan, Linda Jean Stoner Peoples and her husband, Eric, of Volant, Timothy Scott Stoner of New Castle, Bill Stoner of Lewis Colorado, and David Dahl of King George, Virginia; his longtime companion, Terry Dahl of New Castle; six grandchildren. and three great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
Memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on October 7, 2019

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Karen Bobic
Oct 08, 2019
Tim and family .. I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. Your father was a special man who will be missed. In deepest sympathy we offer our prayers and thoughts. Much love to you all...
Karen, Matt, Adam and Ethan
Kathy Antonelli
Oct 08, 2019
Thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy and surrounding you with gentle care. Bob was a great friend to my recently deceased husband, Gary Antonelli. They are both driving the big red firetruck in the sky watching over all of us. God Bless you all during this difficult time.