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Violet C. Stengele


Violet Stengele, 95, of Allentown passed away December 11th at her home with her family beside her. Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late David DeLong and Maggie (Henry) DeLong. She, along with her late husband Lyell were original members of Trinity Baptist Church in Dorneyville where they were active in worship. Together they delivered for Meals on Wheels for many years.

Violet enjoyed all of her close and extended family and loved being a homemaker, baking, gardening and flowers as well as reading, music and singing. 

She is survived by her son Scott Stengele and wife Debbie of Toms River, NJ; daughters Cynthia Cantine and husband Michael of Northumberland, Pa., Debra Wessner and husband Russell of Barrington, Rhode Island, and Joyce Frageorgia and husband Peter of Plainville, Mass; 12 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren along with extended family.

Services: viewing will be held on Friday, December 29th  at Trinity Baptist Church, 689 S. Hillview Road, Allentown starting at 9:00 a.m. with funeral service starting at 11:00. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.