John Scott Stiehle, 54 of Great Barrington died Saturday June 24, 2017 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield surrounded by his loving family. John was born on November 2, 1962 in Hudson N.Y., son to Barbara (Geyer) Stewart and the late Brad E. Stewart. He was a graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School Class of 1981. After high school John proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft mechanic. After his service John worked as a driller blaster for Pfizer Specialty Minerals in Canaan CT and then as a caretaker at Stony Brook Farm for the last nineteen years. John was an avid hunter and fisherman. In addition to his mother John is survived by his wife Gail (Curtiss) Stiehle whom he married on July 31, 1993 of Great Barrington, one daughter, Christina Stiehle and husband Neil Kingsley of Great Barrington, two grandsons, Troy and Nathan Stiehle, and two sisters, Deborah Barnum of Sheffield and Shelia Sampaga of Hawaii.
A celebration of life for John S. Stiehle will be held on Saturday July 29 at the Sheffield American Legion from 4-6 PM. Services entrusted to BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolence may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.