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Nancy Elaine (Schaeffer) Wetzel

October 1, 1945 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 74)

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Nancy E. Wetzel
September 12, 2020

Nancy Elaine Wetzel, 74 of Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Auburn.

Born on October 1, 1945 in Pine Grove, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Bertha Webber Schaeffer.

She was a member of the Pine Grove Wesleyan Church.

Nancy was a Dallas Cowboys fan and loved her chocolate marshmallow ice cream, milky ways, and three musketeers.

Preceding her in death were her husband Orville Bruce Wetzel, Sr.; two granddaughters, Monica and Angela Tweitmann; a great grandson John Wetzel; a sister Betty Mervine and a brother Ronald Schaeffer, Sr.

Surviving are three sons, Orville Wetzel, Jr. Dwayne Wetzel Sr. and his companion Tina, Clarence Wetzel Sr., all of Pine Grove;  four daughters, Lisa and husband Walter Tweitmann of Pillow, Bonnie Frey and companion Jeffrey Demmy of Lebanon,  Tammy and husband Raymond Gilligbauer of Auburn, Katina Wetzel McGurl of Minersville; 20 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel Schaeffer of Pine Grove and Mary Koons of St. Clair; nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11:30 A.M. at Friedens Cemetery, Hegins, with Pastor Jonathan Pickett officiating. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove.  A procession to the cemetery will leave the Funeral Home at the conclusion of the viewing.  

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St. Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in her memory to help with expenses.

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September 16, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963

Funeral Service
September 16, 2020

11:30 AM
Friedens Cemetery
Main St.
Hegins, PA 17938


H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc.
139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Gove PA 17963
Tel: 1-570-345-2266

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