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Official Obituary of

Eleanor M. (Billig) Wessner

July 19, 1936 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Eleanor Wessner Obituary

Eleanor M. Wessner, 87, of Kutztown, PA passed away at the Lutheran Home at Topton on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. She was the widow of the late Stanley J. Wessner, who passed away in September 2023. Eleanor was born in Lynn Township, the daughter of the late Gorman Billig, Sr., and the late Regina (Eschbach) Billig.

Eleanor last worked as a deli clerk for the former Martin’s Dairy in Kutztown. Prior to that, she was a machine operator for the former Wenton Shoe Co. and was the only woman on an injection molding machine. Eleanor was a member of the Lutheran Congregation at Jerusalem Red Church in Kempton, PA.

Survivors include her son, Ricky S. (Rebecca) Wessner of Kutztown; grandchildren, Kyle (Alyssa) Wessner and Neil Wessner; great-granddaughter, Felicity Wessner; sisters, Anna Leslie and her companion, Jeff Gerhart of Kutztown, and Annabelle Hosler of New Tripoli; brothers, Carl Billig of Kutztown and Allen Billig of Hamburg. She was predeceased by her siblings, Gorman Billig, Jr., Paul Billig, and Edna Rehrig.

Eleanor’s funeral service will be held on Monday, April 1, 2024 at 11:00 AM in the Nester Funeral Home, 8405 Kings Highway New Tripoli, PA. Calling hour begins at 10:00 AM. Interment in Jerusalem Red Church Cemetery, Kempton. Rev. Robert Billig, Jr. will officiate.


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Calling Hours
April 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Nester Funeral Home
8405 Kings Highway
New Tripoli, PA 18066

Funeral Service
April 1, 2024

11:00 AM
Nester Funeral Home
8405 Kings Highway
New Tripoli, PA 18066

Interment following funeral service
April 1, 2024

Jerusalem Red Church Cemetery
15 Red Church Road,
Kempton, , Pa. 19529


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