Sophie M. (Bartowick) Stimmell

August 7, 1938May 5, 2018

Sophie M. Bartowick Stimmell, 79 of Jefferson, died Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh with her daughters by her side. She was born August 7, 1938 in Washington County, a daughter of the late Joseph Bartowick and Pauline Martin Bartowick Edgar. She had worked many years as a waitress in Maryland. Surviving are two daughters, Kathy Rowe of Marianna and Christine Grow (Pat Hager) of Pitt Gas; eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; three sisters, Rose (Pete) Arigoni of Waynesburg, Charlotte Workman of Fredericktown and Judy (Steve) Bane of Fredericktown; a brother, William Bartowick of Columbus, MS. She was married to Kenneth L. Stimmell, who died October 26, 1986. Deceased are three sons, David Allen Dunseath Jr., Dan Alan Dunseath and Tony Lee Dunseath; a son-in-law, Barry Rowe; a brother, Joseph Bartowick and a sister, Betty Bane. At the request of the deceased arrangements are private and entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sophie M. (Bartowick) Stimmell

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Dorinda Wise Hill

May 10, 2018

You will be Loved And Missed by meny.
Aunt Sophie. RIP. Will always remember you teaching us to playa bingo. When We Were young.