Stephanie J. (Trott) Schehl

Stephanie J. (Trott) Schehl, 57, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family following a five year battle with ALS.

Born in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late William and Joyce (Lefebvre) Trott. Raised and educated in Manchester, she worked as a dental assistant for Calvin Dental Associates for over 20 years. Stephanie’s gentle touch and calming demeanor demonstrated her dedication to her patients.

A beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend, Stephanie’s family was paramount in her life. Stephanie’s two children, Samantha and Casey, were the light of her life. Spending time together as a family brought her great joy. Stephanie and her dear friends shared abundant laughter and created priceless memories during Wine Time in The Cabana. She found great comfort and solace floating in her pool and basking in the sun. Stephanie will be best remembered for her vivacious spirit and zest for life.

Stephanie is survived by her husband, Steven Schehl, with whom she shared 32 years of marriage; daughter, Samantha Schehl; son, Casey Schehl; sister, Jacqueline Gallagher and husband Jim of Hudson; doting Chinese Shar-Pei, George; nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her two Chinese Shar-Peis, Kramer and Newman.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her Memorial Gathering was held at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St., on Friday, June 2, from 4-8 P.M. Her Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Elizabeth Seton Roman Catholic Church, 190 Meetinghouse Rd., Bedford, on Saturday, June 3, 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Stephanie’s memory to the ALS Association of Northern New England Chapter, 10 Ferry St #438, Concord, NH 03301. To view Stephanie’s Online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit