BELSANO — STEPHENS – William F., 82, Belsano, passed away May 6, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born May 21, 1931, in Nanty Glo, son of the late William and Bessie May (DeArmy) Stephens. Preceded in death by sister, Rosella Norton; and sisters-in-law, Donna Stephens and Margaret Stephens. Survived by devoted wife of 39 years, the former, Anna Mae Bernosky; loving stepchildren, Peppino Joseph (Ann) Persio, David (Maria) Persio, Patricia (Ralph) Harvey and Sandra (Dr. Mark) Hester; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, John (Janet) Stephens, Edward (Nancy) Stephens, Robert Stephens and Lawrence Stephens; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Retired Navy veteran with 22 years of service. Lifetime member of Nanty Glo VFW. Co-owner of the former Stephens Garage, Strongstown. Bill loved gardening and the outdoors. His pride and joy was his 1931 Model A Ford truck that he and his wife enjoyed. A special thank you to Grane Hospice, especially Mike and Stacy, and all the kind and caring staff of sixth floor, Amber Hills Care Center, Ebensburg. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, the Rev. Dr. Frank Brosius, officiating. Interment, Edwards Memorial Cemetery, Belsano. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale area veterans organizations. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.
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