Ernest G "Steb" Stebbins

Born: Sun., Sep. 8, 1929
Died: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Location: Hope Eternal United Methodist Church

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Location: Hope Eternal United Methodist Church

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Ernest G. "Steb" Stebbins, 90 years old, of Newport, passed away January 9, 2020 at The Manor at Perry Village.  He was born September 8, 1929 in Wellsboro to Morrell and Beulah (Monks) Stebbins. He worked for the Pennsylvania, Penn Central, and Conrail Railroads was retired from Conrail and after 40 years of service.  He was a member of the Hope Eternal United Methodist Church, Newport.He instilled in his family a love of camping and travel and the values of hard work and integrity.  His hobbies included fishing, golf, spending time with family, gardening, and wood working.  He was known for making quilting frames for women in the area. He was a jokester with a wonderful sense of humor always willing to take the joke as well as give them.Ernest "Steb" is survived by wife Elena (Kent) Stebbins and their 4 children: Susan Riley of Auburndale FL and her sons Travis and Scott of Chambersburg, Pa; Gerald Stebbins an wife Karen and their children Elias, Olivia, and Anna of Washington, Pa; Sonja and wife Linda of Lancaster, Pa; Stephanie Bell  an husband Joseph and their children Kaylee and Khloe; and 4 great grandchildren: Garrison, Quade, Harper and Trey Riley.Additionally, Ernest is survived by his brother Raymond Stebbins of Hammondsport, Ny and special nephew, Ronald Hoover and wife Pauline of Kennyville, PA. He was preceded in death by son-in-law, Francis Riley                       A Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday, January 18 at the Hope Eternal Methodist Church, 2 Burd Road, Newport at 11 AM. A visitation will be held from 10 AM until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Hope Eternal Church or the Alzheimer’s Association. Donations can be made by 


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