Arlene W. Ansel, 85, Stevens, avid cook, bingo player

By on July 30, 2014
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Arlene W. Ansel, 85, Stevens, died July 27, 2014, at the home of her son Jeff and daughter-in-law Mary, following a brief illness.

Born in Vinemont, Berks County, a daughter of the late Harry and Carrie (Wenrich) Gelsinger, her husband of 62 years, Kenneth W. Ansel, died Feb. 7, 2012.

A caring and passionate woman, Arlene loved cooking and was an avid bingo player.

Surviving are sons: Perry (Patricia Werner) Ansel, Denver and Jeffrey L. (Mary Thompson) Ansel, Stevens; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister: Katherine Kopp, Reinholds.

She was also predeceased by a daughter: Kathy Ann Ansel (2012); sister: Ruth Bohn; and brothers: Leroy, Lester, Frank, Robert and Herbert Gelsinger and Ralph Schmeck.

Contributions may be sent to Hospice & Community Care, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Reamstown, is assisting The Ansel Family with private arrangements. Visit goodfuneral.com to offer condolences to the family.

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