Thelma J. Steffy, 93, of Lititz, PA and
formerly a longtime resident of Ephrata, PA, passed away on Thursday, January
10, 2019 at Luther Acres in Lititz.
Thelma was the loving wife of the late
Dr. Harry L. Steffy, who passed away November 2, 2016.
She is survived by two daughters,
Rosalind S., wife of Gary G. Krafft of Southport, NC and Nancy K., wife of Jay
R. Balmer, of Gibsonia, PA; a daughter-in-law, Dr. Brigette Haagen-Steffy of
Lititz, PA; six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Harry,
Thelma was preceded in death by a son Dr. Brian D. Steffy.
Thelma was born in Churchtown, PA and
was a lifelong Lancaster County resident.
She graduated from Ephrata High School and attended the Hahnemann School
of Nursing in Philadelphia, PA. Thelma
was essential to the operation of her husband's family medical practice in
Ephrata as a nurse and office manager for 26 years.
Thelma was dedicated to her family and
loved taking care of them. An immaculate
house keeper and great cook, her Sunday suppers were a regular event that would
bring her family together.
Family trips to Hilton Head South
Carolina, golfing with Harry, and going shopping with her family were some of
Thelma's favorite things to do.
Funeral services will be private at the
convenience of the family and are under the care of Gravenor Home For Funerals,
In lieu of flowers, please consider
memorial donations to Masonic Village Hospice, One Masonic Drive,
Elizabethtown, PA 17022.