- Grove City, Pennsylvania

December 16, 2012

Howard E. McCandless

Stoneboro man born in Butler County was laborer

Allied News

GROVE CITY — Howard E. McCandless of Stoneboro died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2012, in Grove Manor, Grove City. He was 83.

Born in Harmony, Butler County, on March 14, 1929, Mr. McCandless was a son of Harold and Olive Lutz McCandless.

Howard had worked as a laborer.

He was the brother of Betty Luntz, wife of Leland, Texas; Lois Nye, Fombell, Beaver County; Harold Richard McCandless, Texas; and Gerald 'Pete' McCandless, Mars, Butler County. He also leaves nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and service are private. Online condolences are available at

Burial in Old Union Cemetery, Adams Township, Butler County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Old Union Presbyterian Church, 200 Union Church Road, Mars, PA 16046.

Arrangements by McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home Inc., Mars.

Calling hours were Thursday (12-6-12) in Ficca Funeral Home, Grove City, with a later service by the Free and Accepted Masons.

Funeral service was Friday (12-7-12) in the funeral home, followed by a luncheon in Tower Presbyterian Church, Grove City.

Obituaries were published Dec. 8, 2012 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.