Elaine Clark Stanga, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away at her home with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at the age of 86. She was born on February 9, 1936, the daughter of the late Pernell Clark and Fannie Mitchell Clark. Elaine was raised in the Ponchatoula area where she and her husband, Kendall met in junior high at Champ Cooper. They were married ten years later and raised their children on their hill in Bedico. Elaine was a faithful Christian woman and longtime member of Bible Holiness Church. She loved gardening and working in the dirt. Elaine had the heart of a servant and devoted her life to caring for her husband and family.
Elaine is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Kendall Stanga, daughter, Kim Stanga, son, Glenn Stanga (Rachel), grandchildren, Michael Valenti (Adelle), Angela Elaine Bankston (Todd), and Kendall Glenn Stanga, Jr., great granddaughter, Lena Elaine Valenti, sister, Betty Curry, brother, Gene Clark, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Clark, and aunts, Lula Mitchell and Georgia Clark.
Family and friends will be received at Bible Holiness Church, 24318 Highway 22 East, Ponchatoula, Louisiana on Saturday, November 26, 2022 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held at the church on Saturday at 12:00 pm.
Interment will follow at Stanga Cemetery in Bedico, Louisiana
An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.