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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Eleanor C. Wessner, 81 – Cressona High School Class of 1957

Eleanor C. Wessner, 81, of New Ringgold, passed away Tuesday, May 5, at her residence.

Eleanor was born in Pottsville, on April 23, 1939, a daughter of the late Edith Bachman. She was raised by her Grandparents Edward “Cotton” & Ada Bachman

Eleanor was the wife of George Edward Wessner. They were married October 18, 1958.

She graduated from Cressona High School, Class of 1957 and worked at Sylray and Alpha Mills in Orwigsburg.

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In addition to her husband, George, of 61 years, Eleanor is also survived by her two daughters, Debra, wife of Michael Sterner and Robin, wife of David Penberth and her son, Edward Wessner. 7 Grandchildren, Brandon, Travis, Tyler Sterner; Megan Whitney; Laryssa Moyer; Kelcey & Madyson Wessner. Also surviving are 8 Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings Elizabeth Dunkleberger, Florence Bindley, Barbara Hess, Edward Bachman Jr., and Robert Bachman.

Private services are entrusted to the Hamilton – Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg.

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