Bunnell, Florida
Thursday, July 29, 1954


Joseph Stanish, a resident of Bunnell for the past thirty two years, died suddenly early Thursday morning at his home here on Pine Street.

Mr. Stanish, who was 81 years of age, was born in Trieste, Austria and came to the United States about fifty years ago, settling in Herminie, Pa. He was a blacksmith by trade and after retiring he moved to Bunnell in 1922 and engaged in the farming industry until 1939.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Korona.

He is survived by his widow, Frances of Bunnell; one daughter Mrs. Dorothy Powell, Pensacola; five sons, Paul J. Stanish, St. Augustine, Albert Stanish, Mansfield, Ohio, Orby G. Stanish, Yorktown, Va., Paul (Py) Stanish, Bunnell. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and four great- grandchildren.

The body was returned to the Stanish home here on Moody Boulevard Sunday afternoon and the Rosary was said at eight o' clock Sunday evening by Father Bremmer. Funeral services were held at the St. Mary's Church in Korona at nine o'clock Monday morning by Father Bremmer. Interment was in San Lorenzo Cemetery in St. Augustine. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Craig Funeral Home of St. Augustine.

Active pallbearers were D, D. Moody, George Moody Sr., T. E. Holden, Henry Wells, G. S. Anderson and William Wadsworth. Honorary pallbearers were F. M. Townsend, J. N. McIntosh, J. F, Mercer, Clyde Lewis, Raphael Sturman, and L. E. Wadsworth.