Lynn Ernest Stauffer Sr.


Mr. Lynn Ernest Stauffer, Sr., 93, husband of Dorothy Boole Stauffer for 74 years and a resident of Melfa, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock.

A native of East Greenville, Pa., he was the son of the late Ernest Stauffer and the late Leah Stahl Stauffer. He was a U.S. Army and Navy World War II veteran, retired owner of Horne and Stauffer Furniture Store, and an avid fisherman and traveler, having traveled to every country in Europe and watched Picasso paint. Mr. Stauffer lived a full adventurous life.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a son, Lynn E. Stauffer Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bloomer, of Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Janice Recker and her husband, Rick, of Georgetown, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Holly, Melanie, Janene, Gary, Chris, Vicky, and Michael Jr.; seven great-grandchildren and one on the way; and one great-great-grandson. He was predeceased by two sons, Michael Jeffery Stauffer and William Gary Stauffer, and a sister, Marilyn S. Markley.

A Celebration of Life service for family and friends was conducted Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Doughty Funeral Home with Jeffery Stauffer officiating.

Memorials may be made to A.R.C. Eastern Shore, P.O. Box 626, Exmore, VA 23350.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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