SHAMOKIN — Arthur T. Stametz, 90, of 260 Mountain Road, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born in Shamokin, Nov. 13, 1930, a son of the late Arthur W. and Helen (Watral) Stametz.

He graduated from Ralpho Township High School in 1948, where he was an active member of the soccer team and high school band.

On Nov. 4,1950, he married Margery Francis (Mertz) who preceded him in death.

He was the owner of Danville Sales and Service International Harvester Truck Dealer, in Danville, before his retirement.

Arthur was a member of The Shamokin Our Band as a trumpet player for many years and also served as a Ralpho Township supervisor.

He enjoyed golfing, gardening and deep sea fishing. Working in the outdoors with his son gave him great pleasure. He also made a great apple pie.

Arthur is survived by his son, Gregory Stametz and his wife, Christine; two grandchildren, Rebecca Stametz and Molly Breskiewicz and her husband, Michael; two great-grandchildren, Rose Breskiewicz and Michael Breskiewicz IV.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

STAMETZ — Arthur T. Stametz, 90, 260 Mountain Road, Shamokin. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Dr. Robert Stoudt officiating at Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, go to

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