Elizabeth Mae Stefano

Elizabeth StefanoElizabeth Mae Stefano, 72, of 164 State Street, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 6, 2016, at the UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.

She was born January 9, 1944, in Cambridge, OH, daughter of the late Melvin R. and Leota Redd Gray, Sr. She attended schools in Cambridge, OH and had resided in St. Marys since 1970.  She was an employee of NCR in Ohio and Murphy’s and Ames in St. Marys.

On January 9, 1960, in Cambridge, OH, she married Thomas J. Stefano, Sr., who preceded her in death on September 7, 2011.

Elizabeth is survived by three daughters, Anna M. Yonker and her husband Dan of Ridgway, Beth Anne Malburg and her husband Jeff of St. Marys, and Lisa A. Selle and her husband Pat of Ridgway; three sons, Michael R. Stefano of Alum Bridge, WV, Thomas J. Stefano, Jr. and his wife Jean of St. Marys, and Mark L. Stefano and his wife Jennifer of Wilton, IA; 19 grandchildren, Michael Stefano, Alisha (Scott) Lowe, Melissa Stefano Craig, Stephen (Tricia) Joshnick, Derrick Schloder, Sheena (Matt) Patrick, Heather Selle, Desirae (Jack) Urmann, David Joshnick, John Renaud, Jessica Stefano, Amber Brendel Smith, Tricia Selle (James) Wonderly, Kayla Richards, Patrick Fosjord, Marlee Caldwell, Amberleigh Stefano, Thomas J. Stefano III, and Tiauna Stefano; 24 great grandchildren; a sister, Cynthia Bertubin and her husband Manny of Cambridge, OH; and a brother, Melvin Gray, Jr. and his wife Nancy of Cambridge, OH.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Sharon Moore and Deborah Ann Gray in infancy.

Elizabeth loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and playing her games on her tablet.

Funeral services will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM, with Rev. Tim Hoover, officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakelawn Cemetery in Reynoldsville.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or to the American Heart Association, 823 Filmore Avenue, Erie, PA  16505.

Alisha May 8, 2016 at 10:14 pm

Grama, I love and miss you everyday! You will always be my #1 gal!!!!! Please watch over us!!!

Vicki Pearsall May 8, 2016 at 10:37 pm

Jean, My deepest sympathy to you and your family! God Bless you!

Linda McElroy May 8, 2016 at 10:54 pm

Elizabeth had been my friend since we went to school together. R.I.P. my friend. I will never forget you.

Rachel Pavlock May 9, 2016 at 7:43 am

We are so sorry for your loss. Elizabeth was such a sweet woman and could always make you smile. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

Renee Trgovac May 9, 2016 at 2:42 pm

We are very sorry for your loss, she was a very lovely lady; great mother, wife, grandmother and friend. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

Jackie Eubanks Merritt May 9, 2016 at 3:13 pm

I am sending condolences for Elizabeth. I knew her a long time ago in Byesville. I was friends with her mom and dad. Sorry for your loss.

Angie Martin May 9, 2016 at 7:14 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss…Elizabeth was a sweet, great woman. I will miss her smile and her laugh…RIP sweet lady!

Sheena Wendel May 11, 2016 at 6:09 am

My love and condolences go out to the family. Liz was a truly beautiful woman who was like a gram to me. May she rest in peace and fly with the angels and her love.

Bob and Patty Carnes May 13, 2016 at 1:25 pm

So sorry for your loss. We will always remember you all living by you years ago on Mill Street. Mick and Marty says hi too. Prayers to you all for peace and comfort.

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