Steven B. Fackender

LEWISTOWN – Steven B. Fackender, 62, passed away peacefully at 1:50 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family

Born Aug. 16, 1951, in Johnstown, he was a son of W. Leroy Hess and the late Marjorie (Brown) Hess.

In addition to his mother, Steven was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Leroy Hess.

Steven is survived by: his wife, Mitzi Sheree Fackender, whom he married May 12, 1973; daughters, Angela Lyles and husband, Mike, and Heather Fackender, both of Lewistown; ten grandchildren, Cory, Duska, Tyler, Tanner, Mason, Bronson, Davison, Adisyn, Ashlyn and Hannah; and a brother, Michael Fackender, of Lewistown.

He was a 1970 graduate of Lewistown High School.

Steven was employed at Guardian Industries as a glass cutter.

He enjoyed hunting, gardening and woodworking. He was a Penn State football fan.

Steven loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.

A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Lind Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Randy Traxler officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

Memorial donations in Steven’s name may be made to Rescue Our Furry Friends, 133 W. Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009.

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