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Robert E. "Bob" Stenger

January 23, 1941 - March 5, 2020

Robert E. “Bob” Stenger, 79, of Hendersonville passed away peacefully Thursday, March 5, at his home. A native of Indianapolis, IN he had been a resident of Hendersonville since 1999. He was a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and served his country as a Captain in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He had worked for Conrail for 32 years, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and a proud member of the Knights of Columbus. He volunteered for 17 years with Habitat for Humanity and also was a volunteer for Interfaith Assistance Ministry. An avid reader, he was also a lifelong Packers fan.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Rosemarie “Ro” Stenger; daughter, Susan Zarzaca (Joe); sons, James Stenger (Jan) and Mark Stenger (Meghan) and six grandchildren, Justin Zarzaca (Kate), Samantha Zarzaca (A.J.) and Emma, Jacob, Benjamin and Mia Stenger.
A memorial mass will be celebrated 10 am Monday, March 9, in the Our Lady of the Angels Chapel of Immaculate Conception Church. The Reverend Richard Benonis will officiate. The family will receive guests following the service in the St. Francis Hall of the church. Committal services will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, March 9, 2020

Time: 10:00 am


Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church

208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, March 9, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm


Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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