Edwin Hunter “Ed” Stulb III, 93, formerly of Chestnut Hill, who was president of his family’s paint manufacturing firm, died Oct. 15 of pneumonia at Grand View Hospital in Sellersville. He had been living at the Peter Becker Home in Harleysville for the past eight years.
Mr. Stulb had worked for and was president of the Stulb Co., of Allentown, for more than 53 years. The family firm is known today as the Old Village Paint Co., of Perkiomenville.
A longtime resident of Chestnut Hill, Mr. Stulb was active in the local Town Watch. He also donated paint for the renovation of the Chestnut Hill West train station.
Born in Philadelphia, he was a graduate of Germantown Academy. He served in the Army during World War II.
He was a former member of the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, where he had served as an usher and a deacon. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Harleysville.
Mr. Stulb was a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Union League of Philadelphia.
He is survived by a son, Edwin Hunter “Win” Stulb IV, of Gwynedd Valley; daughters Marguerite S. “Meg” Loftheim, of Ponte Vedra, Fla., Rebecca S. “Becky” Matz, of Schuylkill Haven, and Elaine S. “Laney” Landis, of Schwenksville; his special friend, Naomi Bergey; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Stulb’s wife, the former Elaine Garrabrant, died in 2010.
A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 6., at the Peter Becker Memorial Chapel, 800 Maple Ave., Harleysville. Friends may call at the chapel from 11 a.m. to noon.
Memorial donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio St., Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60611 – WF