Jessie Lavell Wesner
1931 - 2021

Jessie Lavell Wesner, 90, of Tamaqua passed away peacefully Tuesday in Hospice at Providence Place, Pine Grove.

She was born Sept. 18, 1931, in Sylvester, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Roy Lee Power and Menvil Katherine Jeffrey Power.

Jessie was the oldest of siblings, Bettie Cloise Paulhamus, Florida; Roy Lynn Power, Texas; and Nancy Lou Hunt, California.

She was a seamstress in McAdoo. She enjoyed traveling, reading books and gardening. Jessie met her late husband, William J. Wesner, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

They moved to Pennsylvania and had four children, Patricia A. Wesner, Hazelton; Alan R. Wesner (the late Deborah A. Ryan Wesner), Weatherly; Sherry Baurys (Mark), Lattimer Mines; and Christine Pierson (Eric), Philadelphia. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Kathleen Zubritsky; Amy Cusatis; Nathan Wesner; Keith Wesner; Angela Salko; Lonnie Conahan; Leah Conahan; Tiffany Pierson; Crystal Pierson; Ryan Pierson; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Her heart will always be in Texas. It was a special place for her. We will hold you in our hearts until we can hold you again in Heaven.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements from Cremation Services of Pennsylvania,

Published by Standard-Speaker from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2021.
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Sending my deepest sympathy. I have the fondest memories of your mom when we were growing up. So sorry for your loss.
Marsha Carmadella
December 6, 2021
May you rest in eternal peace. My condolences to the family. Our Deepest Sympathy.
Susan & Michael Keefe
December 6, 2021
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