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

By on July 30, 2014

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 to offer condolences to the family.

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