Arden W. Sitler, age 78, of 788 State Rte. 93, Orangeville, passed away at his home at 1:30 a.m., Tuesday June 23, 2020.
Born on July 17, 1941 in Bloomsburg, he was the son of Martha (Shaffer) Sitler of Orangeville and the late Derl Sitler. He was a 1959 Benton High School graduate. Arden resided in North Centre Twp. for 55 years.
Before retiring, he worked at Kawneer Corporation, Bloomsburg, for 41 years.
Arden served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
Arden was a member and deacon of Zion United Church of Christ Forks.
He was an active blood donor and a member of the Berwick YMCA and Orangeville Sportsman’s Club. Arden was the 2015 volunteer of the year for North Centre twp. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
Arden was preceded in death by a grandson, Faizon Rowen, and a sister, Darlene Sitler.
Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife, the former Roseanne Hish, with whom he would have observed his 55th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 25th; four children: Mary Anne Rowen, Anchorage, AK; Susan, wife of Edward Baker, Boise, ID; Julie Sitler, Stillwater; and David Sitler, South Mountain; three grandchildren: Leanna Rowen, Amanda Baker, and Sarah Eckroth; and a brother, Marlin Sitler, and his wife Lois, Orangeville.
Services will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 30 2 ½ St., Benton, with Pastor Mark Rowell of Zion United Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, North Centre Twp, with military honors by the combined VFW and American Legion Honor Guard. Viewing on Friday from 6-8 p.m.
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