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Lee R. Sitler

June 7, 1949 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 70)


New Lyme — Lee R. Sitler, age 70, passed away unexpectedly at home on March 7th, 2020. He was the son of Robert Leroy Sitler and Margaret R, Sitler born June 7th, 1949 in Beaver, PA. Lee was married to Anita L. (Sartor) Sitler on January 17th, 1976. He was a maintenance supervisor at Kraftmaid Cabinetry in Orwell for fifteen years, retiring in 2014. He worked at Sanborn Wire in Rock Creek, prior to his employment at Kraftmaid. He was a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Rock Creek. Lee had many friends in the surrounding area. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Lee’s hobbies included PC repair, birdwatching, target shooting, working with electronics, appliance repair and also designing and building cabinets. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Lee is survived by his wife, four children; Ericka (Greg) Bierer of NC, Andrea Sitler of Cleveland, Robert (Jennifer) Sitler of Rome, Leann (Geoffrey) Davis of AZ., seven grandchildren ; Bryn, Sidney, Corrado, Lee, Nicole, Melissa and Charlotte. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Marilyn Reed-Stolz. A funeral mass officiated by Rev. John P. Madden will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 3049 State Rt. 45, Rock Creek, OH 44084. A private committal of his ashes will take place at a later date. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at the Paine Funeral Home, Inc., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, OH 44076. Condolence may be made at

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March 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paine Funeral Home
140 E Main Street
Orwell, OH 44076

Funeral Mass
March 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
3049 State Rt. 45
Rock Creek, OH 44084

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