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Jean B. Wetzel

June 12, 1922 December 1, 2018
Jean B. Wetzel
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Jean Bensinger Wetzel of Blue Bell, PA went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on December 1st, 2018 at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lewis A. Wetzel in 2002, and by her parents James Paul Bensinger, Eva (Lauer) Bensinger and her brother, James Lauer Bensinger and sister-in-law, Patricia Unsworth Bensinger.
Jean was born and raised Ashland, PA where she attended the local high school. She graduated from Elmira College, Columbia University, and the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing as an R.N.
She married the love of her life, Lewis Arthur Wetzel, on May 26th, 1946. They moved to Pittsburgh, PA while Lewis attended and graduated from Carnegie Tech. Jean and Lewis eventually settled in Doylestown, PA and lived there from 1963 to 2001 before relocating to Blue Bell, PA. They were members of Doylestown Presbyterian Church for many years.
Jean loved to play the piano and enjoyed cooking for friends and family. She also volunteered as a wedding coordinator at Doylestown Presbyterian Church.
Jean is survived by her Daughter, Paula [J. Andrew] Schmid of Danville, PA, and Son, Perry [Deborah] Wetzel of Telford, PA. She is also survived by her Grandchildren; Kristofer [Kerah] Wetzel, Stefan [Yvon’ya] Schmid, Kyle [Frances] Schmid, Jamie [Jared] Walck, Nicole [Benjamin] Walmsley. She is survived by her Great Grandchildren; Chase, Elijah, & Myles. Additionally, she is survived by her Nieces and Nephew: Jane Bensinger, Ann [Samuel] Douglass, James [Patricia] Bensinger, Patricia [Glen] Kocher and Sarah [Robert] Greco and her Great Niece and Nephews; James, Jessica, and Matthew.
Final arrangements are being handled by Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, 901 Centre St., Ashland, PA 17921. Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs, PA at a later date. Memorial Service arrangements to be determined.

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