Nancy L. Stenger, 72, of Finleyville, died Monday, July 14, 2014, in Canonsburg Hospital.
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She was born June 18, 1942, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Sam and Rose Testa Beton.
Mrs. Stenger was a 1961 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School.
For nearly 40 years, she and her husband lived in Covina, Calif., where she worked as a bookkeeper for her husband's business, Stenger Shells, for 28 years. They returned to Washington County in 2000.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Houston, where she served as liturgist and belonged to United Methodist Women, District of Washington, where she was serving as president.
Mrs. Stenger enjoyed doll-making, rubber stamps and ceramics.
On February 12, 1965, she married Jesse D. Stenger, who survives.
Also surviving are two brothers, William Beton and Dominick "Chub" Beton, both of Houston; a sister, Vickie Porter (John) of Eighty Four; a special niece, Nikki Hampson; a special nephew, Gar Burns; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two sisters, Patricia Strohecker and Florence Santoni.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Wednesday, July 16, in First United Methodist Church, Houston, with the Rev. Thomas Chacko officiating. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Washington Area Humane Society, 1527 East Beau Street, Eighty Four, PA 15330, or First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 East Pike Street, Houston, PA 15342.
Arrangements are entrusted to McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342.
Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave. Houston, PA 15342
Published in Observer-Reporter on July 15, 2014