Born:Dec. 27, 1937
Died:May 11, 2012
Services:Visitation: Tuesday 5-8 PM
Services:Mass: Wednesday 10:30 AM
Stanley Kolby, 74, of 3879 Rich Valley Rd, Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, Pennsylvania Friday (May 11, 2012) night.
He was born December 27, 1937 in Renovo a son of the late Chester and Rose Javornick Koby.
Mr. Kolby served with US Navy during the Korean War. He was retired from Sylvania in St. Marys where he was a truck driver for many years. Years ago he worked for PennCentral & Conrail Railroad. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, the K. of C. and the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW. He enjoyed riding Harley Davison Motorcycles and especially loved farming and gardening.
Son: Stanley "Staush" Kolby and his wife Heather, Emporium
3 Grandchildren: Jacob, Jessica & Robin and 3 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Margaret "Peggy", Mrs. Joseph Mahovlich, Rathbun
Companion: Isabelle Czekai, Erie
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Chester and Rose Javornick Koby
Sister: Mary Callaway
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5-8 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Wednesday (May 16, 2012) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the American Heart Assoc., PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL, 60693
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.