Elsie Stencovage

July 20, 2017

Elsie Stencovage , 89, formerly of St. Clair, passed away Thursday July 20, 2017 at the home of her daughter Carolyn Hannis and Son-in-law Frank Hannis Sr.


Born in St. Clair, July 21, 1927, She was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Kalinich) Laurie.



Elsie retired as a Seamstress after working in various garment factories.


She was a member of St. Michael's Orthodox Church , St. Clair, Saint Michael Sisterhood, and The International Ladies Garment Workers Union.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Michael  Stencovage, 3 sisters Margaret Kapusta, Mary Gursky, Anna Sekela; a brother Charles Laurie.


Surviving are her daughter Carolyn Hannis and her husband, Frank Sr., Shenandoah Heights, a granddaughter Amy Hannis-Miskar, and her husband, Nicholas Miskar, Frackville, a grandson Frank J. Hannis Jr., and his wife, Jessica,  5 Great Grandchildren Brooke , Brielle, and Brynn Hannis-Miskar, Violet and Eric Hannis, 2 brothers Michael Laurie, Schuylkill Haven and John Laurie, Saint Clair, Nieces and Nephews.


 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday from St. Michael's Orthodox Church, 109 North Nichols Street, St. Clair. The Rev. Jeff Zias will be officiating.  Friends may call from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday or 8:30– 9:30 Tuesday at the Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, 110 North Second Street, St. Clair. Parastas will be Monday at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation

220 S. Park Road, Suite 100 Hollywood, FL 33021.

Burial will be in St. Michael’s Orthodox Cemetery, St. Clair.


Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements.

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