Marion ‘Sue’ E. (Stenger) Barnhart, 77

Marion "Sue" E. (Stenger) Barnhart, age 77, of North East, died on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at home surrounded by her family.  

She was born on Aug. 6, 1941, in Erie, Pa., to the late John and Marion (Powell) Stenger.  

Sue graduated from St. Gregory High School and was formerly a self-employed bookkeeper for Barnhart Sales & Services in North East. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Shiloh Chapter #153, North East Moose Lodge #2568 and the Red Hat Society.  

Sue loved to be involved with family activities, playing cards, bingo, golfing and traveling the country. She was a selfless, caring woman who put her loved ones first and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. 

Sue was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, George "Dale" Stenger, Donald Stenger, Christine "Debbie" Stenger and John Stenger.  

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Francis L. Barnhart, whom she married Jan. 21, 1961; children, Theresa Morey (Tony) of Appomattox, Va., Dean Barnhart (Chrissy) of North East and Melissa Artise (Michael) of North East; siblings, Gale Robert (Tom), Alan Stenger, Sandy Stenger and Ronald Stenger; a sister-in-law, Elaine Andrews; grandchildren, Duane, Matthew, Amanda, Justin, Anna, Dean, Michael, Cody and Ally; great-grandchildren, Bryona, Cameron, Braydon, Kayden, Carter, Lucas, Reed, Ella, Ashlyn, Skylar, Shawn, Kayla, Jeffery, Greenlee, Lincoln and Harvey; and numerous friends.  

Services are under the care of William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S. Lake St., North East.

Memorials may be made to the McCord Memorial Library, 32 W. Main St., North East, PA 16428 or the Alzheimer's Association: Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 1600 Peninsula Drive suite 15, Erie, PA 16505. 

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