Dan L. Stence

Dan L. Stence, 67, of Reedsville, passed away at 10:17 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center-Danville.

Born March 21, 1951, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Harry L. and Marijane (McKalips) Stence Hesketh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Hesketh.

Dan will be remembered and missed by: his loving wife, Terry L. (Treaster) Stence; his children, Jennifer Conaway and husband, Kevin, of Reedsville, Kristan Myers and partner Ronald McClure Jr., of Shirleysburg, and a stepson, Christopher Yohn, of Reedsville, siblings, Karen Roe and husband Ronald, Jeffro “J.D.,” and companion, Missy Shawver, all of Granville, Tracey Hesketh, of Middletown, and William Hesketh III and wife, Kerri, of Cleveland, Ohio; grandchildren, Emily Grace Conaway and Danica McClure, and stepfather, William H. Hesketh.

Earlier in life, Dan was employed at the American Viscose Corporation, Menno Township, CNH New Holland, and lastly, owned Coffee Run Country Home.

Dan always enjoyed life to the fullest and found pleasure in making others happy. He was a member of the Lewistown Country Club, American Legion Country Club, American Legion Post 289, and the City Hook and Ladder, which was his pride and joy. When he wasn’t on the golf course or fishing, he enjoyed woodworking, vacationing to Florida, winemaking and spending time with his beloved friends and family.

A memorial service in loving memory of Dan will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at the Barrville Mennonite Church, 48 Barrville Mountain Road, Reedsville, with the Rev. Carl Geissinger officiating.

There will be a visitation held 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., Lewistown. There will be an additional visitation held at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dan’s memory are respectfully encouraged to The American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803, or The Alzheimers Foundation, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.barrfh.com.