Funeral services for Gerald F. Stiles Sr. 72, formerly of Massena will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena with Rev. Judith Van Kennen presiding. Friends and family may be received from 12 noon -2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Phillips Memorial Home. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery in Waddington. Gerald passed away on September 7, 2011 at Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.
Gerald is survived by a daughter, Yvonne Stiles of Potsdam; three sons, Randy, John, and Jerry all of Massena; grandchildren, Brooke, Samantha, and Joshua Stiles, and Amanda Martin; one great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; a brother, Ray of Madrid; four sisters, Dena Caswell, Canton, Mary Jane (Fred) Gies, South New Berlin, Gloria (Edward) Jarvis, Massena, and Kathy (Buzz) Smith, Madrid.
Gerald was born on November 15, 1938 in Massena the son of Joseph and Walda (Perrica)Stiles. He married Marjorie Runions on June 6, 1959, she predeceased him in 2007. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963. He was employed at Alcoa in the shipping department for 35 years. He enjoyed bowling, watching football, and spending time with his family and friends.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com. Arrangements are entrusted with the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.