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Estella Christina "Stella" Strohecker Enterline
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Birth: May, 1870
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1956
Lavelle
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA

Estella Christina Strohecker, the daughter of Samuel Strohecker and Annie (Troutman) Strohecker, was born in May 1870 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. She was known by family and friends as "Stella."

Stella married Thomas Edward Enterline in 1891. T.E. Enterline founded the general merchandise store in Lavelle, Schuylkill County. They resided in Lavelle together until his untimely death in 1928.

Stella, who took over ownership and operation of the store from her husband, then continued to reside in Lavelle with her son, Bright Samuel ("Pat") Enterline. Together, they continued to operate the store founded by T.E. Enterline.

Stella's sister, Minnie Rebecca Strohecker, married John Hartranft Snyder, one of the co-founders of the Lavelle Telephone and Telegraph Company. They also resided in Lavelle. Minnie's children referred to Stella as "Auntie" and to Stella's son, Bright Samuel Enterline, as "Pat."

Stella suffered terribly from cancer late in her life, and was cared for by Pat, known in town for being a good and gentle soul. Stella passed away on 8 September 1956. Pat passed away not long after (in 1964).

Stella is buried with her husband, Thomas, and their sons Bright Samuel ("Pat") Enterline and George S. Enterline in Citizens Cemetery in Lavelle. George died in infancy in 1895. Their graves are located just above those of Stella's sister, Minnie, Minnie's husband, John H. Snyder, and their son, Timothy P. Snyder. All seven graves are bordered by a low brick wall, which sets the graves off from other graves in this section of the cemetery. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Edward Enterline (1860 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  George S Enterline (1894 - 1895)*
  Bright Samuel Enterline (1895 - 1964)*
  Marie H. Enterline Welker (1898 - 1973)*
  Russell Edward Enterline (1900 - 1982)*
  Anna I. Welker (1902 - 1974)*
  Lamar Hampton Enterline (1905 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ENTERLINE
BABY
GEORGE S.
1894 - 1895

FATHER
THOMAS E.
1860 - 1928

MOTHER
ESTELLA C.
1870 - 1956

SON
S. BRIGHT
1895 - 1964
 
Burial:
Citizens Cemetery
Lavelle
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: lesnyder1
Record added: Nov 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80096756
Estella Christina Stella <i>Strohecker</i> Enterline
Added by: lesnyder1
 
Estella Christina Stella <i>Strohecker</i> Enterline
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Estella Christina Stella <i>Strohecker</i> Enterline
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- lesnyder1
 Added: Nov. 9, 2011
 
 
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