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Obituary for Lavina Fay Stepel (Wingren)

Lavina Fay (Wingren) Stepel, loving wife, mother and grandmother died Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her home in Stirling, NJ. She was 78.
Lavina was born in Avonmoore, PA a daughter to the late Mary (Walsh) and William Wingren, moving to New Jersey in the late 1950's and has resided in Stirling for the last 41 years.
She was a homemaker.
She was pre-deceased by her brother Walter Thomas Wingren and her sister Debra Fisher.
Lavina is survived by her husband of 59 years Henry Stepel, her children Daniel, Richard, Karen Albanese and Douglas Stepel, and her siblings James Kenneth Wingren, William Samuel Wingren, Cindy Cassidy and Patricia Bravo and 4 grandchildren.
Services were private and under the direction of the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. For more information and online condolences visit