Gene Gene Sterling

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Gene Gene Sterling

Francis Gene Sterling, 85, of Niles, Ohio, passedaway peacefully on Sunday Nov. 4, 2018, in his home.
Gene was born July 17, 1933, to Don Clifford and Katherine (Shaffer) Sterling in Franklin, Pa.
He was a graduate of Franklin High School. After graduation he served in the U.S. Army. Gene worked for Packard Electric Corp. as a machine operator.
He was of Protestant faith and enjoyed traveling, woodworking, and bird watching.
Gene is survived by his fiancée, Nancy Walpole of Niles; two daughters, Paula R. (Scott) Sterling-Gladysz of Statesville, N.C., Marilyn V. (William) Bayer of Zelienople, Pa.; three sons, Donald G. (Susan) Sterling of Hadley, Brett A. (Lisa) Sterling of Sharon, and Bradley A. (Andrea) Sterling of Sharon; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by father, Don Clifford Sterling; mother, Katherine Sterling; son, Brian G. Sterling; former wife Urla J. Sterling; sister, Evelyn Proudfoot, and brother, Darrel Sterling.

Francis Gene, 85, of Niles, Ohio.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (11-8-18) at SHERMAN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage. Online condolences may be expressed at
Funeral service: 1 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor John Trojak officiating.
Burial: America's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on November 6, 2018
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Sherry Willison Armstrong
Nov 08, 2018
My sympathy to the entire Sterling family. No words can stop the feeling of loss, but just know that I understand, and pray for your peace and closure in God's time. Consider yourselves loved and surrounded by God's arms.