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Revena J. Starr


Revena Jane (Bamberger) Starr, 85, of Lexington Park, Maryland passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

Revena was born on November 21, 1932 in Steelton, Pa. to the late Harold Bamberger and Dorothy Stauffer Bamberger.

Revena married Paul Spencer Starr Sr. on August 4, 1951 in Middletown, Pa. They spent 65 wonderful years together before his passing January 22, 2017. They moved from Pennsylvania to St. Mary’s County, Maryland in 1970. In her spare time she enjoyed playing bingo and slot machines. Her whole life was devoted to her husband Paul and her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Revena is survived by her children, Paul S. Starr Jr. (Debbie) of St. Inigoes, Md., Terry L. Starr (Hazel), of Great Mills, Md., Harold R. Starr, of Lexington Park, Md., and Deane L. Starr, of Lusby, Md.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Eileen Sieg.

A memorial service for Revena will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home with the funeral arrangements.