Stanley R. Wendell, 78

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Stanley R. Wendell, 78, of Carrollton passed away in his home Jan. 16, 2022, after being ill for several years. 
Born April 16, 1943, in Canton, he was a son to the late Ralph and Mary Wendell. 

On May 25, 1963, Stanley married Betty Jean Marteney, who survives. They had three children, Tammee Burgan-McIntyre, Jeffrey (Connie) Wendell and Abbi (John R.) Gallon. He also is survived by eight grandchildren, Amanda (Ronald) Tubaugh of Carrollton, Daniel (Ashley) Burgan of Cairo, NY, Andrew (Kat) Burgan of Alabama, Rodney (Kayla) Wendell of Carrollton, Kady (Adam) Jacoby of East Sparta, Shelby (Tyler Rodgers) Gallon of Salem, Hannah (Brock Samdanet) Gallon of Canton and Harley (Quinten Arkenburg) Gallon of New Philadelphia; 12 great grandchildren, Constantine, Nadia and Ashton Burgan of New York, Ethan and Brady Tubaugh of Carrollton, Kaleigh and Jaxon Burgan of Alabama, Ryan and Briley Wendell of Carrollton, Jagger Jacoby of East Sparta and Melody and Harmony Rodgers of Salem; and two sisters, Sally Schissler and Sandra Radcliff of Carrollton. 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Edward, and two sisters, Stella Whipkey and Susan Cline. 

His first job was as a lineman for Pattersonville Telephone Company in 1962. In 1964, he started for Kolcast TRW in Minerva, which later became PCC. He worked for PCC Airfoils for almost 30 years, of which 13 years he was a supervisor. He then worked for Union Metal in Canton and disability retired from there with emphysema in 2006. 

He was an avid collector of antiques and guns and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had two special friends, Bud Randal of Minerva and Ken Branch of Akron. Bud was his hunting and fishing buddy for years and Ken, a friend from Union Metal.

At Stanley’s request, there will be no services and cremation has taken place.

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