The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 6, 2013

Herbert R. "Herbie" Stanton Jr.

The Tribune-Democrat

NANTY GLO — STANTON – Herbert R. Jr. “Herbie,” 53, Nanty Glo, passed away Feb. 5, 2013. Born Jan. 10, 1960, in Colver, son of Herbert and Irene (Kankula) Stanton. Preceded in death by mother, Irene; sister, Barbara; and grandparents, Helen and Alex Kankula and Bessie and Edward Stanton. Survived by father, Herbert R. Stanton Sr., Nanty Glo; sister, Suzanne (Charles) Keilman, Nanty Glo; and brothers, Edward (Barbara), Johnstown; Joseph (girlfriend Paula, and her son, Jerry), Nanty Glo; and John P. Stanton, at home. Also survived by nephews, Charles, Aaron, Lucas and Lee; niece, Cindy; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Herb was a 1977 graduate of Blacklick Valley High School, where after graduation, he entered into the Marine Corps., having served as a lance corporal in several bases throughout the United States. Member of Nanty Glo VFW Post 3489. Herb enjoyed hunting, fishing, hockey (Penguins), football (Steelers) and NASCAR. He was formerly employed by Frank Castelli Transportation as a bus driver and Penn Metal Fabrications as a machine operator. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Asa Sherman, officiating. Interment, Pike Brethren Cemetery, Mundys Corner. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale area veterans organizations.

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