Brenda Joyce Hartman Stover, 76

April 13, 1944 - September 12, 2020

Brenda Joyce Hartman Stover, passed away at her residence on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the age of 76. She was the wife of Terry A. Stover, to whom she was married for 58 years.

Mrs. Stover was born in York on April 13, 1944 and was the daughter of the late Charles R. Hartman and Pearl A. Miller Hartman. Along with her husband, Mrs. Stover is survived by a daughter, Michelle R. Stover of Lancaster, and a sister, Lynda M. Wilson of York. She was preceded in death by a brother, C. Robert Hartman of York and a sister, Darla J. Davis of Clifton, NJ.

Mrs. Stover was an avid watercolor artist and displayed her work at a number of local Lancaster County art shows. She was a member of the Lancaster County Art Association for several years. Her many interests included; antiquing, gourmet cooking, interior decorating, knitting, pottery, quilting, reading, rug hooking, and traveling. Along with her husband, she traveled all over the United States and Canada visiting many National Parks and museums.

Mrs. Stover will be cremated and her ashes scattered over Mt. Equinox in her beloved State of Vermont.

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Condolences to the Family

September 22, 2020

Dear Terry and Michelle,
Our Prayers and Thoughts are with you both at this time.  Be strong and better days are ahead.
Love Your Cousins,
Ron and Dawn Stough

September 21, 2020

My deepest sympathy Michelle on the loss of your mother.  Growing up I remember the fun times when your mom would take us shopping in York, how your mom enjoyed long summers in the sunshine and cooking new and interesting dishes!  Your mom always had a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers for you and your dad during this difficult time. Love and Hugs.
Barbara Wagner

September 21, 2020

Brenda was a kind, quiet, sensible lady.
She was in my class,1962 Central High School, York Pa.
Keep the faith, forge ahead, she would want you to!
Dick Dehoff

September 20, 2020

I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  
Ricky Robertson

September 19, 2020

I am Terry’s sister and I knew Brenda from the time they were dating until her tragic death.  She was not only a relative, she was the kindest person I knew and a good friend and advisor.  I will grieve for her for a long time.  May she finally rest in peace.
Cathy Heilman

September 18, 2020

Sincere sympathy, Terry and Michelle…a beautiful soul is among the angels and finally at peace.  Memories of Brenda are many…the recipes we shared, craft shows, lunches, phone calls just to name a few.  I will miss my dear friend; she will always have a place in my heart.  
Dianne Fox

September 17, 2020

Love and prayers to you and your family. 

September 17, 2020

Our deepest sympathies to Terry and Michelle  on their great loss of a wife and mother.  Brenda was a special and greatly talented person in everything she did.  She was a wonderful friend for well over 50 + years.  I will miss her with all of my heart.
Betty  and  Lowell  Weller

September 17, 2020

My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. May God bless you and comfort you during this time. 
Richard Savakinas

September 16, 2020

Michelle – I cannot fathom the loss to your family.  Please accept my condolences.  My prayers and my family’s prayers are with you and yours. 
Salvatore Vilardi

September 16, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Michelle and her Dad.  Mrs. Stover was an amazing woman with a huge heart.  She will be missed by all.  Many prayers for comfort and healing.
Jennifer Keadle Mason

September 16, 2020

Terry & Michelle: So sorry that you lost Brenda.  She was an amazing person and I’ll miss her.  I wish you strength and peace during this hard time.  You are in my prayers.
Dave Whitesel

September 16, 2020

Mr. Stover and Michelle – Please know that your friends love you and are here for you. Please accept my deepest sympathies to you both. God bless you and your family – and my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. I wish you peace.
Chuck Adams

September 16, 2020

My heart is breaking for the deep loss that you are experiencing Mr. Stover! May all the warm memories of wonderful times you spent over the last 58 years surround you with peace and comfort at this time. Both you and Michelle were exceptional advocates for Brenda over these past 19 months as you were always placing her needs first and foremost. Praying for safe travels as you and Michelle say goodby and fulfill Brenda’s last wishes. 
Connie Metzler

September 15, 2020

Aunt Brenda was a part of my life for as far back as I can remember. I will always remember her kindness and happiness.  May she be pain free and with God.
Bryan Hoffman

September 14, 2020

My heart goes out to my friend Terry and Michelle.  I will miss my long time friend.  Brenda you will always be with me in memories of our times together and our special friendship.
Brenda C Axe

September 14, 2020

My heart and prayers go out to Michelle and her dad. Brenda is at peace now. 
Tina Bonanno

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