Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
In 1941 Stanley S. Stephens, Sr. first invited his family, friends and neighbors into his home for funerals, providing the space and service to help them navigate some of life’s most challenging moments.
In 2015 the Stephens Funeral Home family relocated to 274 North Krocks Rd, Allentown to better service the community; yet maintain the tradition, compassion and service that has made the family’s funeral home your family’s home for funerals.
I can still see their faces as if it were yesterday.
I was doing a “children’s corner” at church - a time during the service in which we would invite the children to come forward to hear a message particularly addressed to them. On this particular Sunday, when they all came forward and gathered at the front of the church, I told them I was going to teach them the worst swear word ever!
“I’ll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, its’ going to be impossible to buy a weeks groceries for $20.”
“Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won’t be long when $5000 will only buy a used one.”
“If cigarettes keep going up in price, I’m going to quit. 25 cents a pack is ridiculous.”
“Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging a dime just to mail a letter?”
“The Government is wanting to get its hands on everything. Pretty soon it’s going to be impossible to run a family business or farm.”