Obituary: Lester W. Standley, 87, formerly of Trumbull

Lester W. Standley, 87, of Laurel View Village, formerly of Trumbull, Conn., and Greenville, S.C., senior manufacturing engineer at Textron Co., died Oct. 28.

Born Dec. 18, 1927, in Raynham, Mass.; U.S. Navy veteran.

Predeceased by parents, Lester and Margaret (Ratter) Standley, a sister, Nancy E. Standley, and brothers, Charles F. and Gilbert S. Standley.

Survived by wife, Nancy A. (Owen) Standley, sons, Bruce, and his wife, Nadine Long of Summerhill; and Brian and his wife, Katie Bragg of London, England, three grandchildren, his sister, Barbara C. Standley of Nichols, Conn.

Services were held at Laurel View Village Chapel, 200 Cambridge Drive, Davidsville, Pa.

Memorial contributions: Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963 (, or the American Cancer Society (

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork.