Vernon Steve, age 91 of Fairchance, PA died on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Mon Health Medical Center, Morgantown, WV. He was born on February 3, 1930 in Coolspring, PA, a son of George R. Steve, Jr. and Cora Sutton Steve.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Lois Johnston Steve; great granddaughter, Amanda Rodman; brother and sister in law, George R. Steve, Jr. and Peggy; son in law, James Noz.
Vern is survived by his wife, of 31 years, Lois Irene Davis Barber Steve; 4 children: Larry Robert Steve and his wife Lisa of Monkton, MD, Danna Christine Noz of Midlothian, VA, Sharon Lynn Cupp and her husband Tim of Baltimore, MD, Kevin Roy Steve of Baltimore, MD; step son, Rodney Jay Barber and his wife Cathy of Fairchance, PA; 14 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren.
Vern graduated from Georges Township High School in 1948, proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy, was a member of the Fairchance Trinity U. M. Church serving as President of the Board, regularly attending the Adult Sunday School Class, served as Treasurer of the Smithfield Rotary, Past Master of the Millington Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge #166 in Baltimore MD. Vern retired from Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore after 34 years of service. He also worked for the Goldsboro-Tomi Funeral Home.
Due to the present Covid-19 conditions there will be no public visitation.
A memorial service will be held a later date. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2021 at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, 200 East Padonia Road, Timonium MD 21903.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 27 N. Main Street, Fairchance, PA 15436.
Vern’s professional funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Goldsboro-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., Fairchance, PA. 15436.