Olean – Stephen M. McNall
Stephen M. McNall, 74, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home, following an illness.
Mr. McNall was born on June 9, 1946 in Olean and was a son of Fredlee M. and Anne C. Bull McNall. On January 11, 1975 in Akron, New York, he married his wife of 45 years, Carole L. Barkewitz, who survives.
Mr. McNall graduated from Allegany Central School and St. Bonaventure University. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps.
Mr. McNall had been employed in several computer support roles at Dresser Rand in Olean and Wellsville before retiring in 2006. He also taught part-time at St. Bonaventure and as a volunteer for several amateur radio licensing classes in New York and Pennsylvania.
Mr. McNall held the amateur extra license, the highest license category for amateur radio, and was a member of the Chautauqua Area Radio Service in Jamestown and teh McKean County Amateur Radio Club in Smethport. He was also a member of Enchanted Mountains Lodge #252 of the Free and Accepted Masons and the Olean Rod and Gun Club. He had served as coordinator for the Rod and Gun Club's pistol league since the early 1990's.
Along with his loving wife, Mr. McNall is survived by; his nieces, Jody (Bobby) McNall-Dickey, Holly (Lucas) Carinci-Sessions, and Cheyenne (Roger) Banderas, all of Del Norte, CO, and Amy (Wade) Caven of Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada; and a large number of "unofficial kids," who had become important to him.
Mr. McNall was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Arthur McNall.
Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,646 East State Street, Olean, on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at which time a Memorial Service will be held. Full military honors will be accorded by the Allegany American Legion, Charles Harbel Post #892 Ritual Team. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
Memorials, if desired, may be made tot he Russell J. Jandoli Scholarship Fund, Jandoli School of Communication, P.O. Box J, St. Bonaventure, New York 14778 or to the Olean Food Pantry, 8 Leo Moss Drive, Olean, New York 14760.