Harry Stover
Mabel Mae Levering
Mabel Mae Stover


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1. Henry Sensenig Bicher Sr.

Mabel Mae Stover 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Jan 1935, Ephrata, Lancaster, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Henry Sensenig Bicher Sr. on 26 May 1956 in , Lancaster, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 16 May 2017, Willow Street, Lancaster, PA at age 82 1
  • Buried: 21 May 2017, Meckville: Little Mountain Mennonite Church Cemetery, Berks, PA, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LK5Y-2FD.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: The Ephrata Review: Bicher-Stover Marriage, 31 May 1956, Ephrata, Lancaster, PA. 3 The marriage of Miss Mabel Mae Stover, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stover, 495 N. Maple street, Ephrata, to Henry S. Bicher, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bicher, Bethel R1, took place at 2 p. m. Saturday at the home of the Rev. Mahlon Zimmerman, Ephrata, who officiated. The attendants were Miss Elizabeth Stover, Ephrata, and Warren Bicher, Behtel R1. A reception followed at Akron Fire Hall. After a wedding trip to Niagara Falls and the Great Smoky Mountains, the couple will reside at Ephrata R1. The bride is employed at Waler W. Moyer Co., Ephrata, and the bridegroom is employed by Sico Co.

2. Residence: 495 N. Maple St., Ephrata, PA on 31 May 1956 in Ephrata, Lancaster, PA. 3

3. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: "It's a girl for Mr. And Mrs. Henry S. Bicher of Bethel RD 1. The infant was born at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lebanon Valley General Hospital. The mother's maiden name was Mabel M. Stover. The father is employed by Modern Concrete,., 1 Jun 1972, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

4. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Baby Has A Name: Joyce Elaine, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Henry S.Bicher of Bethel RD 1, 13 Jun 1972, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6

5. Obituary: Lanacaster Online: obituary of Mabel "Mae" Bicher on 18 May 2017 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 Mabel "Mae" Bicher, 82, of Bethel, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the West Willow Rest Home, Willow Street. She was the wife of Henry S. Bicher, Jr. On May 26th, they would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary.
Born in Ephrata on January 30, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mabel Levering Stover. Mae was a member of the Little Mountain Mennonite Church, Fredericksburg.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons Kevin R. and his wife Rachel of Pine Grove, John E. and his wife Nancy of Bethel and Gerald R. Sr., and his wife Jeanelle of Bethel; daughters Mary Ann Walleigh of Bethel, Mabel "Jean" wife of Christopher Wine of Newmanstown and Joyce E. wife of Donald Weingard of Pine Grove; brother Harry Stover of Reinholds; 34 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sisters Mary Troxel and Elizabeth Martin.
Mae's funeral service will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Little Mountain Mennonite Church, 391 Musselman Rd., Fredericksburg. Viewing will be held on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

Mabel married Henry Sensenig Bicher Sr., son of Henry Fox Bicher and Lydia Weaver Sensenig, on 26 May 1956 in , Lancaster, PA.1 2 3 (Henry Sensenig Bicher Sr. was born on 28 Apr 1935 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA 7 8.)


1 Lancaster Online (Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. LNP Media Group.), http://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/mabel-mae-bicher/article_56d9bc78-18c4-5d5a-acfa-18585f5d4db6.html 18 May 2017.obituary of Mabel Mae Bicher.

2 Lancaster Register of Wills and Marriages (Lancaster, PA) (http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/897/Search-Probate-Records), File 19563955 Henry Bicher and Mabel Mae Stover.

3 Ephrata Review (Ephrata, PA), 31 May 1956, page 4. Bicher-Stover Marriage.

4 The Gospel Herald (The Mennonite Church USA Archives, Scottdale, PA.
Online at http://www.mcusa-archives.org/MennObits/), Volume 76, Number 26 - June 28, 1983, page 454.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 1 Jun 1972, page 19.

6 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 13 Jun 1972, page 17.

7 Sensenig, Barton, Sensineys of America: Senseny, Sensenig, Sensenich, Senseney (BARTON SENSENIG
A. D. 1943

Lyon & Armor, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., 1943), Page 109.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2.

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