Funeral Services for Virginia "Jenny" Stephens
Ladies and Gentlemen of the BUSC, this is sadly to relay the passing of Virginia “Jenny” Stephens, beloved wife of our long-standing Member Lt. Col. Dale Stephens.
Here are the best details we have for the ceremonies for Jenny this Friday (tomorrow) August 21, 2015.
If you are able to attend, please consider wearing the Walking Out gear - blue blazer, white shirt, Club tie and crest, grey slacks and black shoes.
If you are able to attend at all, but for sure the reception, please let Col. Tom Mahan know asap by return email. Greg Stephens, Dale’s son, would appreciate knowing how many to anticipate for the refreshments after the grave-side portion.
Virginia Stephens Funeral Key Information
Virginia Stephens passed away on 8 August at 10:30 PM at Holy Cross Hospital Mission Hills, CA with her brother in attendance through the end.
The Memorial Services and Internment will be as follows:
The Rosary will be at St. John De LaSalle Catholic Church at 10738 Havenhurst Ave, Granada Hills, CA 91344 Tel: # 818- 363-2535 Ext 222 at 9:30 AM to 9:50 AM (approx.. 20 Min) on Friday August 21, 2015 The Funeral Mass will begin at 10:00AM and continue until 11:00AM (Approx. 1 Hour)
Following the Mass at 11:00 AM the procession will leave the church and proceed to the interment site at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall, CA. Location: 23287 Sierra Highway, Newhall, CA 91321 (Tel. # 661-259-0800)
Following Interment there will be a reception at the cemetery building at Eternal Valley Memorial Park. (Need rough count those coming)
The family desires, with regard to Flowers, is of course that of personal discretion. However in lieu of flowers, there are some charitable efforts that would be appreciated and were very important to Virginia: Any donations to the Major Military Organizations in particular, The American Ex-Prisoners of War Association, The VFW, The Knights Templar, in particular the Priory of The Christian Soldier (Virginia was a Knight’s Templar herself DTJ - Dame Temple of Jerusalem), The Military Order of World Wars, and the two children she sponsored - a girl in Guatemala and a boy in the Philippines.