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Raymond A. Stewart

January 22, 1929 ~ March 1, 2019 (age 90)

Raymond A. Stewart, 90, formerly of Cochranton and a resident of Rolling Fields, passed away there Friday, March 1, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.


A coal miner’s son, he was born January 22, 1929 in Kissinger Mills, PA to the late Carlton C. and Dorothy A. Wathen Stewart.  He met the love of his life, Margaret Hilton, while stationed outside of Manchester, England and they were married April 19, 1952.  She preceded him in death June 6, 2013.


Ray was a Korean War Veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1947 to 1951.  He worked at General Electric and subsequently at National Cash Register Corporation.


Ray was a member of and loved his involvement with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology from which he was the recipient of the distinguished Archey Award in 2014 presented by Carl Burkett, Jr.


Survivors include four children, Gary Stewart (Lauren) of Madison, OH, Laurie Mai (Martin) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Tim Stewart (Mary) of Cochranton, and Ann King (Michael) of Rochester, NY; ten grandchildren, Michael Stewart (Sonya), Gregory Stewart (Katie), Matthew Stewart, Gabrielle Mai, Will Mai, Maura Stewart, Katie Stewart Hanlon (Cory), Daniel Stewart, Bryan King, and Laurie King; a sister-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Carlton (Red), Jim, Leroy, and Larry Stewart and a sister, Marilyn Argabrite.


Services are private and at the convenience of the family.


Memorials may be made to the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Treasurer, SPA, P.O. Box 213, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 or Hospice of Crawford County (for the Marquette Hospice House), 766 Liberty St., Meadville, PA 16335.


The arrangements have been entrusted to the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where memories and condolences may be shared at

Donations may be made to:

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology
Treasurer, SPA, P.O. Box 213, New Bethlehem PA 16242

Hospice of Crawford County
766 Liberty Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-333-5403

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