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1927 Red 2024

William E. Stonebraker

June 7, 1927 — January 2, 2024



William E. "Red" Stonebraker, 96, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at home. He was born June 7, 1927 in Butler and was the son of the late Gerald O. and Clarissa (Young) Stonebraker.  He was the husband of the late Dianne Louise (Krepps) Stonebraker, who passed away June 19, 2013.  Red was a US Navy Veteran serving during World War II.  He was a graduate of Grove City College and would go on to work for State Farm for 37 years, retiring as a claims superintendent.  He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed.   Red is survived by his son, David Stonebraker of Elizabeth Township; grandsons, Jacob D. (Jamie), Jarid M. and Justin T. (Ashley) Stonebraker; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Avery and Cameron Stonebraker; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son, Daniel Craig Stonebraker, who died March 18, 2005; sisters, Betty Carcaise and Jean Stonebraker; and brother, Gerald Stonebraker.  There will be no visitation.  Inurnment with Naval Honors will take place at the Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 11:00 am (Please meet at the cemetery chapel). Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township, (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at

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