E. Stanley Dockstader, 84

ERIE, PA. – E. Stanley Dockstader, 84, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007.
Born in Elmira, N.Y., Nov. 7, 1923, he was a son of the late Roy S. and Gertrude Everts Dockstader.
Mr. Dockstader graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in Elmira and received a bachelor of Civil Engineering cum laude from Syracuse University in 1947. He served in the U.S. Navy and took additional M.B.A. classes at Gannon University.
He was a civil engineer in commercial construction and worked for several companies throughout New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Dockstader in 1996; and two brothers, Lyle and Gordon Dockstader.
Survivors include his wife, Muriel Thomas Fearnot Dockstader; a daughter, Rev. Deborah Dockstader of Niles; a son, David Dockstader of Erie; a nephew, Dr. David Dockstader and wife Brita of Louisville, Ky.; a niece, Claire Trauth and husband Richard of Stevensville, Mont.; four step children, Janice Stauffer and husband Edward of Lincoln, Neb., Dr. Neal Fearnot and wife Sharon of West Lafayette, Ind., and John and Carol Fearnot, both of California; and three step grandchildren, Michelle Metcalf and husband Justin, and their daughter, Kaylee, of Lafayette, Ind., and Annette and Evonne Fearnot both of West Lafayette, Ind.
Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 602 West 10th Street, on Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and at First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 247 West 6th Street on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11a.m. with Rev. Gregg Townsend, Rev. Stephen Morse and Rev. Deborah Dockstader officiating.
Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Erie.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 250 West 7th Street, Erie, PA 16501 or the Rotary Foundation, c/o Treasurer, Rotary Club of Erie, P.O. Box 1424, Erie, PA 16512.
Send condolences and flowers at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.



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