ASHLAND — Virginia M. Wetzel, 95, of Maplewood Road, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Coal Township.
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She was born in Lavelle, Feb. 15, 1918, a daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Fertig) Welker.
She was married to Carl Wetzel, who preceded her in death in 1987.
Virginia is survived by a son, Donald Wetzel, of Lavelle; five grandchildren, Cheryl Weikel and her husband, Richard, of Ashland, who was her caregiver and with whom she resided for the past 12 years, Cindy Price and her husband, Richard, of Gowen City, Gail Moore and her husband, John, of Marlton, N.J., Wendy McCain and her husband, Albert, of Lancaster, and Dawn Paczkoski and her husband, Dennis, of Coal Township, and other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gerald C. Wetzel, and a grandson, Gerald C. Wetzel Jr.
WETZEL — Virginia M. Wetzel, 95, of Maplewood Road, Ashland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, with the Rev. Dana Heckman-Beil officiating. Interment will be held in Brock Cemetery, Ashland. A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home
901 Centre St
Ashland, PA 17921
Published in The News Item on Oct. 26, 2013