Merle Eugene Steninger

January 15, 2015

Steninger, Merle Obituary

Merle E. Steninger, 92, of Summerville, SC, formerly of Shade Gap, PA, passed away on January 15, 2015 at the Hospice Center of Charleston in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Mr. Steninger was born on December 10, 1922 in Rockhill Furnace, PA. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine Murphy Steninger. They were married on March 28, 1945 by the Rev. E.E. Dunkleberger at Mapleton Depot, PA. He was the son of the late Henry Steninger and Nora Madden Steninger. He was a graduate of Orbisonia High School, Class of 1942. He was the pianist for the Gloryland Quartet for eighteen years. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Steninger served eight years as county commissioner for Huntingdon County, PA and for twenty three years as a teller at the Penn Central National Bank in Huntingdon, PA. He also served as branch manager at the Marklesburg Pennsylvania Branch. He was a charter member of Cromwell United Bible Church where he served as a deacon and building fund treasurer.

He is also survived by one daughter: Donna Harris of Summerville, SC; two granddaughters; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Harrison and Alden Steninger; and a sister: Mabel Snyder Mickel. He is survived by a sister, Doris Snyder, of North Tonawanda, NY.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Cromwell United Bible Church, 19799 Hill Valley Road, Three Springs, PA with Rev. Darren McClintock and Rev. Tex Dunbar officiating. Interment will be made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, RD, Shade Gap, PA. Friends may call at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA at 6 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.




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January 20, 2015
6 - 9 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St.
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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January 21, 2015
10 a.m.

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Cromwell United Bible Church

19799 Hill Valley Road
Three Springs, PA 17264
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January 21, 2015
11 a.m.

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Cromwell United Bible Church

19799 Hill Valley Road
Three Springs, PA 17264
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January 21, 2015

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Shade Gap, PA 17255
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