Elvera “Elvie” Piacentino Stengel, 94, of West Grove, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, April 10. Elvie was predeceased by her loving husband, Paul G. Stengel, in 2007, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.
Born in Civitella, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Maria (Pasquale) Piacentino.
She was co-owner of Stengel Welding of Kennett Square, for 37 years. Elvie was an accomplished singer, artist and performer. She was awarded Ms. Senior Pennsylvania first runner-up in 1991.
She is survived by her children, Jane Klein of Berwyn; Fred Stengel and his wife Denise of Kennett Square; Christina Tabbut and her husband Ed of Malvern; her eight grandchildren and her brother, Thomas Piacentino of Jensen Beach, Fla.
Family and friends may visit with the family from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at the Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road, Oxford. Elvie’s memorial mass will follow at 2. Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution in Elvie’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
Arrangements are being handled by Foulk and Grieco Funeral Home, West Grove.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.griecocares.com.