Norman Robert “Norm” Stenger, 73, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Monday, March 28, 2022 at Wheeling Continuous Care, Wheeling, WV.
He was born August 5, 1948 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Robert and Emily (Kenderzerski) Stenger. Norm was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church where he served as church cantor and soloist and an owner of Coach’s Bar in McMechen.
Norm was a U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran. He was shot twice while serving as a medic in the war and is a Purple Heart recipient. Norm retired from the city of Glen Dale as Chief of Police and was the former Assistant WV Fire Chief in Glen Dale and the former Marshall County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy serving under Sheriff Lightner. He was a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus and a lifetime member of the Glen Dale Fire Department. Norm served on the Reynolds Memorial Hospital Board and Bishop Donahue Board and was on Glen Dale City Council for many years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Sandra L. Stenger (2011).
Norm is survived by his sister Jerilyn Joan (Keith) McMahon of Homosassa, FL; three nephews, Blair (Lori Ann) McMahon of Hilton Head, SC, Isaac (Christy) McMahon of Delaware and Lincoln (Laura) McMahon of Delaware; one great-niece, Brooke McMahon, three great-nephews, Mason, Deane and Ellwood McMahon and his best friend, Joyce Shaw.
Family and friends will be received Friday, April 1, from 5-7 pm and Saturday, April 2, from 9-10 am, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville. A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, April 2, at 11 am at St. James Catholic Church, 326 Logan St., McMechen, with Fr. Doney Chacko officiating. Entombment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.