Frances E. Stephen

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Frances E. Stephen, 94, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Providence Place, Pine Grove, surrounded by her family.

Born in Pottsville, Jan. 21, 1924, she was a daughter of the late William Arnold and Abigail Louise Reber Huling.

She was a graduate of Pottsville High School and a member of St. Ambrose Church, Schuylkill Haven.

Frances was a member of Summit Station Fire Company, Saint Clair Fire Company and Seniors of Schuylkill Haven.

She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and attending high school reunions.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony H. Stephen, on Nov. 19, 1994; sisters, Grace Kull and Rita Weissmiller.

Frances is survived by a daughter, Terry C. Julian, wife of Samuel, Schuylkill Haven; three sons, Don Lee Stephen, husband of Kathy, Cressona, Anthony Stephen Jr., husband of Betsy, Schuylkill Haven, and David F. Stephen, husband of Lisa, Florida; grandchildren, Tony, Nick, Greg, Don, Samuel Jr., Abby, Debbie, Monica, Melanie and Stephanie; five great-grandchildren, Alana, AJ, Kyle, Chase and Kevin; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Hanaway and Betty Styler; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Monsignor Zemanik officiating. A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Providence Place and Compasses Hospice Care for the loving care that was shown to Frances. The family requests contributions in Frances' memory be sent to St. Ambrose Church, 201 Randel St., Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 4, 2019