Gary Lee Stahlman, 67, of Punxsutawney, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 28, 2020. He was born in Punxsutawney on March 09, 1953, the only son of Lee Carl Stahlman and Arlie Viola (Strawcutter) Stahlman. Gary was a 1972 graduate of Jeff Tech, where he studied Auto Mechanics. On July 10, 1976 he married Patricia Ann Boston. She survives and resides in Punxsutawney. Gary worked at Treasure Lake for eighteen years, where performed many duties, from plumbling, painting, maintenance to mechanics. He faithfully attended Punxsutawney Alliance Church. He was a quiet, simple, easy going man. He was excellent at long range shooting and won several competitions and awards. He enjoyed reloading shot gun shells and being outside in the woods. He always enjoyed watching NASCAR and a good wrestling smack down. Gary was a very devoted son to his elderly parents, he was always right there for anything they needed. His caring and loving acts of kindness will be dearly missed. In addition to his wife Patty and mother Arlie, he is survived by one daughter, Bridget Frantz of Punxsutawney; one granddaughter, Jezabel Frantz; one sister, Marilyn Heitzenrater and husband Denny; two nieces, Karen Haught and husband Chris of Punxsutawney and Heather Heitzenrater and Chris Boring of Pittsburgh; a great niece and nephew. Preceded in death by his father, Lee Carl Stahlman; sister, Karen Diane Stahlman. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Punxsutawney Alliance Church. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the church, officiated by Pastor Don Jones. Interment will follow at Lakelawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com
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