ASHLAND — Evelyn J. Wetzel, 88, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Schuylkill Medical Center, Pottsville.
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Born June 26, 1924, in Mowry, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Sarah (Straub) Roseman.
She attended Butler Township schools.
She married Charles A. Wetzel, who preceded her in death in 1990.
Evelyn worked for many years at the Ashland State General Hospital until her retirement.
She attended Girardville United Methodist Church, Girardville.
Surviving are a son, Richard, husband of Holly Wetzel, of Ashland; four grandchildren, Susan Burnes, Richard Wetzel, Elizabeth Grow and Dr. Amy Doolan; eight great-grandchildren, two brothers, Robert, husband of Jeanette Roseman, of Gowen City, and James, husband of Cindi Roseman, of Ashland; a sister, Joan, wife of Philip Hunsicker, of Meyerstown, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Luther, Clifford, Leonard and Charles, and a sister, Loretta.
WETZEL — Evelyn J. Wetzel, 88, of Ashland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Girardville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Christopher Wollyung officiating. Interment will be in Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the church. The Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of the arrangements. To send an online condolence, visit www.kullfuneral.com.
Published in News Item on Jan. 11, 2013