JOHNSONBURG - Ione M. Stenta, 87, of 414 Silver Creek Road, Johnsonburg, passed away Sunday morning (June 23, 2013) at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Aug. 25, 1925, in Ridgway, the daughter of Raymond and Thelma Gardner McClintick. She married Herman Mendat in 1950, who died in 1953, and then in 1970 married Ferdinand Stenta, who died in 1996.
She is survived by one son, Kenneth Mendat with whom she resided; a daughter, Ruth Ann Mendat of Columbus, Ohio; stepchildren, Richard A. Stenta of Raleigh, N.C., Marie (Richard) Olszewski of Ridgway, Gerald (Georgia) Stenta of Ridgway, Caroline (Bob) Foley of Philadelphia and Ronald (Diane) Stenta of Ridgway; numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Verna McClintick Borello of Johnsonburg and Naomi McClintick Ernst of Tonawanda, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg, from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, when a funeral service will be conducted with the Rev. Robert Andrews, pastor of the Johnsonburg First Baptist Church. Burial will be at Wardvale Lutheran Cemetery, Johnsonburg.
Condolences can be shared at www.ferraginefuneralhome.com