Stephen R Kerstetter

Born: Thu., Feb. 9, 1950
Died: Wed., May 1, 2019

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sat., May 25, 2019
Location: Newport Assembly of God Church

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Stephen R. Kerstetter, 69 years old, of Shermans Dale, passed away May 1, 2019 at the Pinnacle West Shore Hospital. He was born February 9, 1950 in Liverpool to the late Ernest and Betty (Guaglet) Kerstetter. He was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School and past president of the Wormleysburg Little League Baseball League. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He was a champion of children, the elderly and a life coach of all those in between. He walked the mountains. He fished the rivers and streams. He never met a stranger and always lent a helping hand to those in need. He will be forever missed by his family, who have been blessed to have had his love and devotion.
  Stephen is survived by his wife, Valerie (Wilson) Kerstetter; sons, Michael S. Kerstetter of Wellsville and Joshua A. Kerstetter of York; daughters, Regina Kerstetter of Spotsylvania, VA and Kellie Kliewer of Dillsburg; brother, Larry Kerstetter of Etters; sisters, Donna Cohick of Newport, Connie Showers of Camp Hill and Trudy Fox of Etters and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brother, Ernest Kerstetter and sister, Nancy Moore.
  A Celebration of Life Service will be held  May 25th at 11 AM at the Newport Assembly of God Church, 253 North 6th Street, Newport, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Newport Assembly of God Church, 253 N. 6th Street, Newport, PA 17074 or


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Donna Sherman
   Posted Sat May 04, 2019
Val and family,
I was shocked to see that Steve passed away. You have my deepest sympathy. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Rev. Ron Burgard
   Posted Sat May 04, 2019
Val and Family; Our deepest condolences to you in this time of great loss and grief.
Praying for you today as God gives you strength and courage to go on sharing the life and memories of you beloved husband and father.

Shirley Weber
   Posted Sat May 04, 2019
Val and Family …
My heart aches knowing the painful loss you are feeling.
My prayer is for you to let God give you a 'clarity' …..
that when it comes to 'the end' its all about love.
The Bible teaches us, "Let Christ Love thru You". 2nd Tim 1:7
In his 69 years Steve surely gave and received much love with
family and friends.
These last months, knowing he was cared for and deeply loved had to be comforting to Steve as well as you all.
God's blessings to heal your pain.

Martha little
   Posted Sun May 05, 2019
Valerie, I am so sorry to hear of Steves passing. He was the best neighbor who was always willing to help me and my family, especially when we would be mowing our joint owned properties. I miss him already, yet he is at rest. RIP Steve

   Posted Mon May 06, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’d like to share some real hope with you. In Psalms 146:4 tells the condition of the dead. “His breath goeth forth, he returneth to the earth and that very day his thoughts perish.” In John 6:40 and Acts 24:15 the bible promises a resurrection of our loved ones back to earth. When Jesus resurrected Lazarus from the dead, it was to earth. That was a foregleam of the future. In Psalms 37:11+29 says man will live forever on the earth in peace. That was God’s original purpose, for man to live forever in the garden of eden. God’s purpose hasn’t changed. In Isaiah 45:18 says God created the earth to be inhabited. That’s why he gave his son to die for us, John 3:16, so we could have everlasting .ife on earth. In Revelation 21:4 says there’ll be no more pain or death. Since there’s no pain or death in heaven, those are future conditions here on earth as God had intended.

Karen Stropki
   Posted Tue May 07, 2019
Kurtz just told me about Steve yesterday. I want to say how sorry I am for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

Karen Stropki