Elvie Stengel

February 18, 1923 - April 10, 2017 West Grove, PA | Age 94 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend.

Elvera “Elvie” Piacentino Stengel, age 94, of West Grove, PA, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, April 10, 2017. 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, PA for 37 years. Elvie was an accomplished singer, artist and performer. She was awarded Ms. Senior Pennsylvania 1st runner up in 1991.

She is survived by her children, Jane Klein of Berwyn, PA; Fred Stengel and his wife Denise of Kennett Square, PA; Christina Tabbut and her husband Ed of Malvern, PA; her eight grandchildren and her brother, Thomas Piacentino of Jensen Beach, FL.

Family and friends may visit with the family from 1:00PM to 2:00PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road, Oxford, PA. Elvie’s Memorial Mass will follow at 2:00PM. 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, PA.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.griecocares.com.

Message from the Family

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Memorial Donations

American Cancer Society

1626 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103.



April 22, 2017 1:00-2:00 Sacred Heart Church
203 Church Road
Oxford, PA

Funeral Mass

April 22, 2017 2:00 Sacred Heart Church
203 Church Road
Oxford, PA




  1. Tom and Fred, my sincere condolences on the loss of your sister and mom. May she rest in peace.

    Tony Talamonti | April 22, 2017 at 7:52 PM
  2. I am so truly sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother Your Mom, your Grandmother, my Grandmother Elevie my friend, will always be In My heart. Her talents and her lust for life were all a true inspiration to me and so many. My life is so much better for knowing and loving her, Blessings to all of you and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Debby Genevich

    Debby Genevich | April 20, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  3. Jane, Tina, Fred and Denise: I’m very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Stengel was delightful. She was so spirited, youthful, positive and full of life, it was easy to forget that she was in her 90’s. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Jonathan Jordan | April 14, 2017 at 6:12 PM
  4. So sorry to see the passing of your mother. Sympathy and prayers, Elaine Fiore.

    Elaine Fiore | April 13, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  5. Jane, Tina & Fred, my heart goes out to you! Your mom was such a lovely, lively, caring, tender hearted woman & I’m so glad I got to reconnect with her even for a short time last year. I hope all your treasured memories help to get you through this difficult time.
    Anita L.

    Anita Leininger | April 12, 2017 at 9:20 PM
  6. Fred, Denise and extended families,
    Our hearts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.
    Susan and I spent many wonderful hours with Elvie and will
    cherish those memories. May the kind words of others bring
    you solace in the coming days.
    Joe & Susan Donohoe

    Joe Donohoe | April 12, 2017 at 3:36 PM

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