Lois Stephens

Obituary of Lois S. Stephens

Lois S. Stephens, 88, of Lenoxville, PA, and Daytona Beach, FL, died Friday morning, June 14, 2019 at the Carbondale Nursing Center, Carbondale, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Wesley C. "Stub" Stephens, on January 25, 2017.

Born in Carbondale, PA, on June 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John G. and Lucille Worth Snyder.

Lois was valedictorian of Harford High School, class of 1949. She worked as a bookkeeper for Miller and Stephens Bottled Gas in Clifford, and retired from Johnson Motors, Lenoxville, after 19 years as their bookkeeper. She was a member of the Lenoxville United Methodist Church and it's Women's Organization. Lois was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Clifford Township Volunteer Fire Company, Clifford, and the Mountain View School District Alumni Association.

Lois was a dedicated supporter of her husband's dirt car racing career. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and spending winters in Florida with her husband. At the age of 87, Lois took her first airplane ride to Florida. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and cherished the time spent with her family, especially her granddaughters.

She is survived by her son: Bruce of Lenoxville, PA; daughter: Kay Burney and husband, David, granddaughters, Cailin and Devin all of Clifford, PA; nieces and nephews; grand dog, Bella Stub.

She was also preceded in death by two brother's: Elmer Snyder and wife, Dorothy and Leon Snyder and wife, Olive.

The family would like to thank Dr. Neal Davis and staff, as well as, the staff at the Carbondale Nursing Home for their exceptional care. A special thank you is extended to nurse Barb Mushel, for her kind and compassionate care during Lois' final months at home. Heartfelt thanks goes out to my brother Bruce for going above and beyond caring for our mom so that she could remain at home the past year and a half.

The funeral was held Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 18 Airport Road, Clifford, PA, with Pastor Bonnie Resseguie, officiating. Interment, Clifford Valley Cemetery, Clifford, PA.

Pallbearers: Joseph Gaughan, Derek Gaughan, Jeremy Thatcher, Justin Ford, Francis Opeil and Mark Walters

Viewing hours were held Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were made to the Clifford Township Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 10, Clifford, PA 18413

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Tuesday
18
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services
18 Airport Road
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
19
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services
18 Airport Road
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 222-3100
Wednesday
19
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Shifler-Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services
18 Airport Road
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
19
June

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Clifford Valley Cemetery
Main Street
Clifford, Pennsylvania, United States
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