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Faye Stago

Faye A. Stago, 95, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 15, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family.


She was born on July 15, 1920 in Royalton and was the youngest of nine children of the late George W. and Elizabeth Dasher Houser.

Along with her husband, she was the owner of the former Dede’s Sugar Bowl.

Faye was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church and the
American Legion Post 594 Women’s Auxiliary, both of Middletown. She enjoyed playing Bingo, card games, solving crossword puzzles, and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events; but her greatest joy was the love she received from her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Faye was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Joseph Stago, five sisters Edna Reigle, Minnie Wiley, Margaret Houser, Helen Greenawalt, and Bert Espenshade, three brothers Charles, Melvin, and Frankie Houser, and her mother-in-law Ella Cunningham.

She is survived by her loving children Douglas C. Stago and his wife Kathleen, Donald J. Stago, Darlene E. Stoudt and her husband Craig, and Dane H. Stago and his companion Barbara Divittore, all of Middletown; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September, 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant.

There will be a viewing from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass in the narthex of the church.

Burial will immediately follow the Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Middletown.

Memorial contributions may be made in Faye's name to Seven Sorrows School Tuition Angels, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA 17057, or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Dr., Ste. 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc. to handle the funeral arrangements.

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