The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 14, 2013

Ralph C. Stewart

BRUSH VALLEY — STEWART – Ralph C., 66, Brush Valley, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by family and friends. Born Jan. 2, 1947, in Brush Valley, the youngest son of late Edgar and Frances Matilda (Wallace) Stewart. He was a 1964 graduate of United High School. He loved children of all ages and would have done anything for them. He worked in the gas industry for 30 years, served in the Army Reserves and helped with the Indiana County Fair Beef Project. Survived by wife, Addy (Cubeta); daughters, Melanie Stewart and Kim Ray; and the “light of his life,” his twin grandchildren, Ralph Joseph and Amber Rose. Also survived by sister, Dorothy Byers, Indiana; brothers, Harry Stewart, Indiana; and Collins “Bill” Stewart, Blairsville; and a very special man, he considers a brother and best friend, Gordon Phillips, Indiana and Mechanicsburg; also many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Wilber and Mack Stewart; and sisters, Lillian Tartal and D. Pearl Orr. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday at Armagh United Methodist Church, 570 W. Philadelphia St., Armagh, Pastor Jim Miller, officiating. Interment, Oakland Cemetery. A meal will be served at 1 p.m. at Brush Valley fire hall. Online condolences may be left at

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