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December 15, 2012

John J. Stiber

The Daily Star

---- — John J. Stiber

SOUTH KORTRIGHT — John J. Stiber, 62, of South Kortright, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown.

He was born on Feb. 8, 1950, in Stamford, the son of John and Katherine (Myers) Stiber. He married Mary Kay Roupp on June 16, 2000.

A lifelong area resident, John was a veteran of the USMC, serving during the Vietnam War. He was employed for more than 30 years as a truck driver for the Town of Kortright.

He enjoyed hunting and was a member of the American Legion.

John is survived by his wife Mary Kay Stiber of South Kortright; his children, a son, John M. and Heather Stiber of Tampa, Fla., a son, Shawn Stiber of Presque Isle, Maine, a son Seth Stiber of South Kortright, a son, Michael Stiber of South Kortright, and a daughter, Marion Stiber of South Kortright; grandchildren, Lisa, Lucas, Kassie, Samuel and Gavin; seven siblings, sister, Kathy and Larry Fowler of South Gilboa, sister, Pat and Tom Haskins of Gilboa, sister, Mary Ann Proper of Stamford, brother, Robert Stiber of West Palm Beach, Fla., sister, Terry Hasey of Blenheim, sister, Colleen and Bill Cioccari of Gilboa, and sister, Rose and Tom Connelly of Gansevoort; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will take place from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Hobart. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Sacred Heart Church, Stamford, with the Rev. Michael Cambi officiating.

Burial will take place in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Stamford.

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Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Hobart.