Vinoda Jethwa

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YORK Vinoda (Desai) Jethwa passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Manor Care North. She was the wife of Vasant H. Jethwa, whom she happily married in 1971. Born January 29, 1933, in Nadiad (Gujarat State), India, she came to the USA as a student in 1960 and graduated from University of MD School of Social Work. After completing her MSW, she got a job with Crispus Attucks Assoc. In 1965 she joined Hoffman Home for Youth in Littlestown, where she worked as a Psychotherapist until her retirement in 1998. While in York, she met her husband, Vasant H. Jethwa, who also came as a student from Diu, India. After graduating with his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell Univ. in Lewisburg, Vasant worked for York Div. of Borg Warner Corp., now a division of Johnson Controls. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one brother, Matilal Desai of York; and many nieces and nephews living in surrounding areas. The viewing and cremation service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HARI Temple, 301 Steigerwalt Hollow Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070. Send Condolences at
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 25, 2014