Stella H. Mentzer, 95

January 08, 2009

SEPT. 6, 1913-JAN. 6, 2009

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Stella H. Wile Mentzer, 95, a resident of The Village of Laurel Run, and formerly of 14 Poplar St. in Mont Alto, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at the nursing home.

Born Sept. 6, 1913, in Mont Alto, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Lottie Jane Reed Wile.

Her husband, Robert R. Mentzer, died in 1982. They were married July 8, 1930.

She attended Mont Alto School.

She did seasonal work at Mont Alto Nursery for several years.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by one son, Robert E. Mentzer of Mont Alto; one sister, Dorothy Beam of Clearwater, Fla.; one brother, Larson E. Wile of Lynchburg, Va.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jean E. Baker; two sisters, Hazel Creager and Mary Kline; and one brother, Irvin Wile.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. The Rev. Frank J. Kocek will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery near Mont Alto.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

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