Stephen Blystone

Stephen G. Blystone, 59, of Clymer, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at his home.

He was born April 29, 1960, in Indiana to Earl Bryan Blystone and Lois Mae (Ober) Silvis.

Stephen was a 1978 graduate of Penns Manor High School. He later worked as a machinist.

Stephen truly loved being outdoors, whether it was riding his two Harleys and Victory bike, or riding on the Conemaugh and Allegheny rivers in his kayak, canoe or johnboat. He also enjoyed spending time working on cars and trucks.

Stephen is survived by his siblings: Victoria Black and her husband, John, of Gillette, Wyo., and Nolan Blystone and his wife, Karen, of Penn Run; his stepsister: Laura Ward and her husband, James, of Indiana; and his half-sisters: Cheryl Blazavich and her husband, James, of Homer City; and Sharon Wolf and her husband, Cody, of Indiana. He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Stephen was preceded in death by his stepfather, Clyde Silvis.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Interment will be in the McDowell Cemetery, Northern Cambria.

The Blystone family is being assisted by the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Clymer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Red-White & Blue Charity, P.O. Box 56414, San Jose, CA 95156.

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