Robert Edwin Stites
Robert Edwin Stites

April 15, 1916 - February 11, 2012
Born in Massachesetts
Resided in Riva, MD


STITES, ROBERT EDWIN, age 95 of Riva, died on February 11, 2012 at the Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Robert was born in Massachusetts on April 15, 1916 to Burton and Mary Smith Stites. His honorable and faithful service in the Coast Guard from 1937 to 1945 earned him the rank of LTJG. Following his military service he devoted his life living his faith by serving his Lord and his Family.

He was the beloved husband of the Late Lorraine B. Stites. Devoted father of Ralph E. Stites and his wife Janet. Cherished grandfather of Sara, Jaime and Joseph and great grandfather of Samuel Edwin Dear brother of Donald and Wynn Stites, Marilyn Hanson and Gayle Donaldson.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 7-9 pm at the Hardesty Funeral Home P.A., 12 Ridgely Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday February 16, in The St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 4 Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater, MD. Interment Lakemont Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be placed at



Hardesty Funeral Home-Annapolis
12 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD US 21401
February 15, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St Andrews United Methodist Church
4 Wallace Manor Road
Edgewater, MD US 21037
February 16, 2012
11:00 AM
Lakemont Memorial Gardens
900 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD US 21035
February 16, 2012
12:15 PM


Salvation Army