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August 16, 2019

Marie K. Stemple, 101, of White Haven, died Friday morning, August 16, 2019, at home, with family by her side.


Born in Dennison Township, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Quinn Reilly and was a graduate of White Haven High School.  Marie was self employed as a beautician for many years.  Being a woman of great faith,  she was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven, where she was very active and served on the cemetery committee for many years.  She enjoyed gardening and planted flowers at the White Haven Honor Roll for over 50 years.  She loved reading, spending time with family and taking care of other people. 


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Stemple, son Thomas Stemple; siblings, Joseph, William, Alice Hartmann; Anna Johansen and Helen Ward.


Marie is survived by her loving children, Stevie Stortz; Robert Semple and Michael Stemple all of White Haven; grandchildren, Willie, Brian, Tracy, Chris and Mikey; great grandchildren, Ben, Nolan, Nathan, Gavin, Colleen, Halle, Hudson and Elijah, nieces and nephews and her loving caregiver Tyra.


Funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:30 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 403 Berwick Street, White Haven with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven.  Reverend Michael Kloton will officiate.  Interment will follow in parish Cemetery.


Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation at the funeral home from 5 to 7 pm on Monday, August 19, 2019. 


In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution in Marie’s name may be made to St. Patrick’s Cemetery.


Donations may be made to:

St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund
411 Alleghany Street, White Haven PA 18661

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