Stephen C. Hansberger, MSW, age 57 of Romney, WV (formerly of Frederick, MD) passed away peacefully Friday, February 15, 2019 at his residence.
Born in Baltimore, MD on July 19, 1961 he is preceded in death by his father, LeRoy S. Hansberger and by his sister, Anne Marie Hansberger.
Stephen is survived by his mother, Charlotte M. Hansberger of South Carolina; his brother, Richard Hansberger of Florida; his companion of 22 years, Virginia “Jenny” Porter; her two daughters, Lisa Simpler and Kara Edwards; grandson, John A. Way; and several nephews, a niece and numerous relatives as well as his two furry friends, Casper and Sheba.
Stephen had been an educator at Frederick Community College, a Durable Medical Equipment business owner, and an environmentalist. He was a great steward to this earth enjoying Native American spirituality and history. He was a gardener of native trees, shrubs, and flowers. Stephen loved nature and wildlife. He was also a gifted writer, poet, and avid Baltimore Ravens fan.
Stephen had many lifelong friends and will be remembered and missed by all who knew him.
To serve the educational and research needs of mankind, Stephen made the humanitarian decision to gift his body so that the gift of life may be given to others.
The family requests that memorial contributions in Stephen’s name be made to: Hospice of the Panhandle ~ 278 North High St. ~ Romney, WV 26757
Arrangements by Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney.