Loretta Marie Pendergast Stevens, 56, of Front Royal, VA, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012, at Winchester Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church conducted by Rev. Deborah Rutter. Burial will follow in Bennett's Chapel Cemetery.
Loretta was born November 26, 1955 in Massapequa, NY, daughter of the late Hamilton Thomas Pendergast and Evelyn Barbara Mega Pendergast of Culpeper, VA. She was supervisor of the special education instructional services for Warren County Public Schools. She was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church. She was married to the late Louis Charles Stevens.
Surviving with her mother are two daughters, Erin Cook and Megan O'Neill of Front Royal; her companion of five years, Michael Westfall of Front Royal; one brother, Thomas Pendergast and wife Penny of Massapequa, NY; one sister, Barbara Klagges and husband Frank of Culpeper, VA; two step-daughters, Dee Dee Haley and Cheryl Hertel, both of NY; and eight grandchildren, Hunter Cook, Bailee Cook, Graycie Stancil, Warren Stancil, Danielle Haley, Rebecca Hertel, James Haley, and Jonta Baltimore.
Pallbearers will be David Lilly, Jeff Duncan, Bert Stancil, Jonathan Klagges, Jonta Baltimore, Mark Kapp, and Hal Steiner.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rebecca Duncan, Mike Westfall and the faculty of the Warren County School System.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 16, from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal.
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012