Dean S. Stine
Dean S. Stine, 79, of Bergholz passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Trinity Medical Center East, Steubenville following a lingering illness.
Born Aug. 13, 1929, in East Springfield, he was a son of the late Frederick N. and Bessie Angelina (Lawson) Stine.
He was a retired coal miner for the old Jensie Mine and was a lifelong farmer. He served in the US Army and was Protestant by faith. He was a lifetime member of Amsterdam VFW Post 232.
He is survived by two daughters, Rose M. (Valiant) Maple of Wellsville and Mary Lou Stine of Bergholz; two grandchildren and their spouses, Kenneth and Cindy (Ritchie) Portwood of Lancaster, KY. and Carla and Ronnie Yocum of Stanford, KY; great grandchildren, Ryan, Kelly, Kendra and Aimee; and two brothers and their spouses, Edward and Antia (Twaddle) Stine and Michael and Tina (Carter) Stine, all of Bergholz.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Florence M. (Shepherd) Stine who died Nov. 7, 2005; and four siblings, Vivian Walulik, Ruth Stine, John Stine and William Stine.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held June 6 at 1 p.m. at Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 285 Second St., Bergholz with Rev. James Stafford leading the service. Burial will follow in Circle Green Cemetery near his home. Full military honors will be held at the cemetery by Amsterdam VFW Post 232. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service. Condolences may be sent online at www.everhart-bovefuneralhomes.com.