Earl States

March 23, 1948 - December 1, 2021
Earl States

Earl Stanley States, 73 of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Neville Island, PA, died Wednesday December 1, 2021.

He was born March 23, 1948 in Punxsutawney, PA, a son of the late Earl H. and Dorothy (Vukodonovich) States.

Earl was a retired custodian for the Cornell Education Center.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers.

He is survived by six children; Gilbert (Cindy) McEachern, of Watertown, NY, Robert (Christina) McEachern of Elyria, OH, Earl States Jr., Thomas (Joan) McEachern of Avella, PA, Jennifer States of Rochester, PA, and Rachael (Brian) Balkovec of Ambridge, PA, one brother; Donald States, and many sisters; Harriet Persin of FL, Vivian Painter of Ambridge , PA, Sharon (Phil) Kopas of Ambridge, PA, Brenda (John) Maxeiner of Hopewell, PA, Cheryl States of Coraopolis, PA, and Michele (Carl) Reinhardt of Houston, TX, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, a very close friend, Dawn Turner of St. Clairsville, Ohio and former spouse, Mary Buri of Ocean View, NJ.

Arrangements will be at the convenience of the family, Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.


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  • December 03, 2021
    Tom Pugh says:
    I have many fond memories of Uncle Earl especially when all the kids were little. R.I.P. Earl, sending prayers and virtual hugs to all the family.

  • December 04, 2021
    Don States says:
    Prayers for my Brother. You will be missed dearly by me and the rest of the family. Rest In Peace big brother.

  • December 04, 2021
    James says:
    RIP uncle Stan You not only taught me to play cards you taught me how to win Forever grateful.

  • December 05, 2021
    Michele Reinhardt lit a candle:
    Lit since December 5, 2021 at 12:59:20 AM

  • December 05, 2021
    Michele Reinhardt says:
    The States Family. With my deepest condolences for the loss of our dear brother Earl States Michele States Reinhardt