Sara V. Stephens, 86, of Clearfield, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Stephens was born on March 17, 1926 at Dale, Bradford Township, the daughter of
Allen A. and Orpha M. (Ayers) Irwin.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Stephens was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Clearfield.
She is survived by three children; Patricia L. Giampa and her husband Michael of West Mifflin, PA,
Gregory I. Stephens of Bigler and Lisa J. Stankovich and her husband David of Fredonia, PA, eight
grandchildren; Kathryn and James Giampa, Mitchell, Zachary and Jonathan Stephens and Tory, Casey
and Connor Stankovich and a sister, Geraldeen Denton of Clearfield.
Mrs. Stephens was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leonard James Stephens whom
she married December 3, 1949 and who passed away February 21, 1997, four sisters;
Lucille Turner, Martha Tobias, Margaret Hile and Dorothy McDonald and a brother, Michell Irwin.
Honoring Mrs. Stephen's wishes there will be no public visitation or viewing.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Mark Brower officiating.
Interment will be at Bradford Cemetery.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church,
Spirit Hall, 1010 Dorey St., Clearfield, PA 15830 or charity of the donor's choice.
The Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., of Clearfield are in charge of the arrangements.
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