Steve Stitsworth


Mr. Stephen C. Stitsworth, age 71, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, passed away on March 9, 2018.

Born in Indianapolis, he made his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after serving in the military.

He was the son of the late Dale and Betty Carl Stitsworth.

Stephen served in the United States Navy on the USS Taconic during the Vietnam War Era.

He was employed by SEPTA and spent 38 years as director of various city rail locations including the Market-Frankford, Broad Street Subway, Elmwood Shop and Norristown High Speed Line.

He loved Philadelphia Eagles football, fishing, and visiting Rehoboth Beach.

Stephen was a devoted family man who shared his free time with his wife and children.

In addition to his parents, Stephen was predeceased by his brother, William Stitsworth.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Adele M. Downs Stitsworth; his loving children, James and Katherine Stitsworth; his siblings, Stuart (Cindy) Stitsworth (his fraternal twin) of Columbus, Sharon (Ken) Spicer of Florida, Diane (Roger) Hardin of Columbus and Henry (Jane) Stitsworth of Brown County; his grandson, Roman Reid; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be at a later date in April.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in the name of the Stitsworth family to: Myra’s Place, Recovery Homes for Women. Your donation may save a life.

Arrangements by Donahue Funeral Home in West Chester, Pennsylvania.