Stanley J. Fiol

Published 3:23 pm Monday, August 9, 2010

Stanley James Fiol, 95, of 64 Laurel Ave. Tryon died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at St. Lukes Hospital in Columbus.

Born in 1915 in Charleston, W.V., he was the son of the late Stanley and Eva Fiol. Raised in Hartland, Mich., he was a longtime former resident of Birmingham, Mich. He was an engineer at Ross Operating Valve Co., a 20-year volunteer for St. Lukes, a member of Tryon Presbyterian Church and an avid fan of baseball and theater.

Surviving include his wife Patricia A. (Hyland) Fiol; one son F. Lawrence (Buzz) (Kathy); one daughter Melissa (Gary); and five grandchildren, Gwen, Stuart, Bethany, Barclay, and Boyce; as well as two nieces, Jennifer and Adena; and three nephews Alex, Ethan and Aiden.&bsp;&bsp; &bsp;

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Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2010 in McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Dr. Dent Davis officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. Lukes Hospital Foundation, 101 Hospital Dr. Columbus, N.C. 28722 or Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Rd. Tryon, N.C. 28782.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.