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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Virginia Eileen Hessler, 70 – Member of Roedersville Mennonite Church

virginia hessler obituary

virginia hessler obituary

Virginia Eileen Hessler, 70, of Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Rosewood Rehab and Nursing Center, Schuylkill Haven.

Born on June 4, 1950 in Phoenixville, she was a daughter of the late Harry E. and Erma Rahn Funk Lytle.

She was a 1968 graduate of Spring-Ford Area High School in Royersford.

She was a member of Roedersville Mennonite Church, Pine Grove. She was a life member of the Humane Fire Co. #1 Ladies Auxiliary in Royersford and the Friendship Fire Co. #2 in Royersford, and a member of the Montgomery County 4H.

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Virginia worked as a dispatcher for the Montgomery County 911, a secretary for the Franconia Twp. Police Dept., and Cabela’s in Hamburg after she and her husband moved to Pine Grove.

Preceding her in death was a brother Leroy Lytle.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years, William A. “Bill” Hessler; a daughter Ruth A. and husband Paul Barr, III of Acme; a son D. Eric Hessler of Souderton; two grandchildren, Taylor Barr and Ricky Barr; a sister Elizabeth “Betty Ann” Lutz of Towanda; two brothers Earl Lytle of Wilson, N.C. and David Lytle of Gilbertsville.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Roedersville Mennonite Cemetery.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc. Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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