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1951 James 2022

James "Stoney" David Stonebraker

May 12, 1951 — May 19, 2022

Homer City

James David  “Stoney” Stonebraker, 71, Homer City died May 19, 2022, at his residence.  He was the son of the late James C. Stonebraker and Margaret R. (Myerick) Stonebraker and was born May 12, 1951, in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

He was a member of the Homer City American Legion Post #493 and was in the Army Reserve for six years.  James was a welder and was employed by Barr Machine, North American Coal Company, and Magas Welding.  He enjoyed life, hunting, gardening, and being with his friends. James was a 1969 graduate of Purchase Line High School.

He is survived by his companion, Pam Harkins, Homer City; his brother, Paul Stonebraker; his sister, Kathy Moyer, and her husband, Kenneth; and his nephew, Michael Moyer, and his wife Billie Jo, all of Clymer

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant brother, Dickie.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 11 AM at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City with Pastor Todd Stanley, of Summit Church, Indiana, officiating.

Private interment will be held at the Shiloh Cemetery, Deckers Point, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to a charity of your choice in James’ Memory.  Please visit, to make an online condolence, for directions to the funeral home or to donate to a charity in James’ name.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

4606 Old US Highway 119 South, Homer City, PA 15748

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