Stanley Kolby
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Dec. 27, 1937
May 11, 2012
Visitation: Tuesday 5-8 PM
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.

A life shortened too soon.

A life shortened too soon. Our condolences to all his loved ones. I still remember his dear mother and how much Stan meant to her.

Staush and family, we are

Staush and family, we are sorry to hear of your dads passing. He was tough actin on the outside but he was a terriffic guy. Prayers to you all . God Bless

Our sincere sympathy to all

Our sincere sympathy to all of you. We have fond memories of Stanley and your family. Take care and God Bless all of you and prayers that he continues to give you strength to get through the days ahead. Jay and Vickie Morocko

Very sorry for your loss.

Very sorry for your loss. May Angels keep watch over you during this difficult time.

Sorry for your loss. Our

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

So sorry for your loss. Our

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are going out to you . If you need anything just ask we are here for you guys.

Grumpy & mean sometimes he

Grumpy & mean sometimes he could be but under that tough man is ALL a man could ever be! Your father has so touched my life while I was suppose to be touching his... Thanks for sharing him. Hugs to Harley & Prayers to all...



Stan and family, Our

Stan and family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time of loss. June and Joel

We are so very sorry for your

We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know God will give you strength at this most difficult time. Stan was a very sweet man and I so enjoyed getting to know him while visiting him and his beloved dog Harley, as I took him Holy Communion for St. Mark. God Bless you all!