Stanley Palmer Cargo

April 1, 1926October 2, 2012
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Stanley Palmer Cargo, 86, died Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at his son’s residence. Born on April 1, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of the late William B. Cargo and Bertha Helen Palmer. Mr. Cargo was a member of Advent Lutheran Church in Charlotte and Our Redeemer Lutheran in McMurray, PA previously. Stan served in the US Army during WWII, receiving several commendations, and fought in the “Battle of the Bulge.” Stan was a member of the Mason Lodge 45, VFW 764, and United Association 449, each for over 60 years. He enjoyed working with his hands and was generally a “Mr. Fix-It.” He enjoyed walking with his wife & friends at the mall and was know for his wit and humor.

A funeral to celebrate his life will be held at 10AM, Friday, October 12th at The Derita Chapel of McEwen Funeral Service with the Rev. Ward Misenheimer of Advent Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to 4:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM Thursday, October 11th, at the funeral home.

Mr. Cargo is survived by his wife, Anice Adams Cargo; a son, Mark A. Cargo and wife, Karen, of Charlotte; one sister, Gail Treusch and husband George, of Asheville and six grandchildren, Maria, Erik, Nick, Kelly, Brandy and Krystal.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cargo was preceded in death by a son, Stanley P. Cargo, Jr. and a brother, William B. Cargo.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 11, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, October 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 12, 2012

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October 25, 2012

Mark, I am sorry to hear about your fathers passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Dave Conely Bethel Park, Pa

Kurt Treusch

October 16, 2012

Dear Aunt Anice, Mark, Karen and Family. Sorry for the loss of your loved one, prayers go out to you through this rough time. He will live on through memories as Uncle Pete and all the events at the home in Pittsburgh area. RIP Uncle Pete

Shawn & Johanna McCalvin (Beltone)

October 9, 2012

I am deaply sorry for your loss and just wanted to say how much my wife and I enjoyed talking with Stanley and even though we only new him for a short time, it was an honor to know him, he is a very nice and good man.

Eric Panizza

October 8, 2012

Dear Anice, Mark

It's been many years but our family I know had a good time of fellowship at Our Redeemer Lutheran. Sorry to hear of Stan Sr.'s passing, and also Stan Jr. a few years back. Our prayers are with you. - Eric

Don Nixon

October 8, 2012

Sorry to hear about your dad, Mark. I saw Karen at her mom's viewing a few weeks ago. You guys are hitting a rough stretch here. Praying for you.

Jeanine Wacker

October 7, 2012

You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Thinking about you every day. My love, Jeanine Wacker.