Helen Gressley

Helen Leona (Sheetz) Gressley, 91, of Marion Township, passed away Feb. 8, 2013 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
Her husband, Leon A. Gressley, died in 1995.
Born in Rockland Township, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Esther (Eckert) Sheetz.
Helen enjoyed crocheting, word puzzels, baking, gardening and loved spoiling her grandchildren with sweets. In her youth she also enjoyed socializing every Saturday night at the Lyons Fire Company. In her later years it was reminiscing with her friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty J., wife of Ernest Wessner, Womelsdorf. Also surviving are her three grandsons, Feryl Wessner, Barry Wessner, Donald Wessner, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren with another on the way. She will be dearly missed by her cat, Sparky.
She was predeceased by her siblings: John Sheetz, Annie Shesniak and a granddaughter Tina.
Services will Wednesday at 11 a.m. in New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 27 Lyons Rd, Fleetwood, PA 19522. A viewing will be held 10 to 11 a.m. in the church. Burial will be in the New Jerusalem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, at the address above. Blankenbiller Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at www.blankenbillerfh.com.

Published in www.pottsmerc.com on Feb. 12, 2013