Sandra Gutzweiler

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Sandra J. Gutzweiler, 71, of New Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Harrisburg Hospital. After an extended struggle with breast cancer, she was on her way to recovery when she was stricken unexpectedly. She was a branch teller / IRA specialist for the New Cumberland Federal Credit Union. From Building 54 at the Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna (DDSP), New Cumberland, Sandra served her Credit Union members with dedication for more than 26 years. Her members and co-workers were very much a part of her life and her job. Sandra was a 37 year member of Faith United Church of Christ in New Cumberland and served as an Elder. Born on February 1, 1941, in Easton, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Ella M. (Brown) Hahn. She graduated from Wilson Boro Area High School and attended East Stroudsburg University. After college, she was employed at Lafayette Trust Bank in Easton, PA. After moving to New Cumberland, she took time to raise a family and then became employed at the credit union. Sandra was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. Throughout her illness, she remained especially excited with the coming birth of another grandson. She enjoyed attending the areas craft shows and working on expanding her collection of Longenberger baskets and bears. Survivors: Are her husband of 48 years, Martin J. Gutzweiler; a daughter, Cassandra E. Kimnach and husband, Jonathan W.; and two grandsons, of Perkasie; a son, Martin W. Gutzweiler and wife, Jennifer; and grandson, of Mechanicsburg; and another daughter, Maureen B. Kurtzhals and husband, Denim D.; and granddaughter, of Atglen. Services: Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, December 9, between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. at Faith United Church of Christ, New Cumberland. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, in Faith United Church of Christ, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Denise Clark-Jones officiating. Burial service will follow. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Church of Christ, 1120 Drexel Hills Blvd., New Cumberland, PA 17070. For more information or to send messages of condolence, please visit

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 6, 2012