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Thelma I. Wenner

Thursday, March 19, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmaus High School graduate

Thelma I. Wenner, 84, a longtime resident of Worcester, died March 11, 2020, at Brandywine Living at Dresher Estates. She was the wife of the late Walter H. Wenner Jr., who died in 1998. Born in Acme, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Luella (Keslar) Anderson.

She was a graduate of Emmaus High School. She received an associate degree in applied sciences from Montgomery County Community College and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

She worked for a period of time as an office administrator before becoming a nurse. She then worked for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Montgomery Hospital. Her last employment was with Eagleville Hospital until retirement.

An animal lover, she was a volunteer at the Montgomery County SPCA and enjoyed caring for her cats and birds. She also enjoyed flower gardening and tending to her fish pond.

Her vacations were mostly spent in Ocean City, N.J. and her hobbies included attending antique car shows with her husband and playing bridge. She was known for being a flea marketer and arts and crafts shopper.

She is survived by siblings, Harold Anderson, Susanna Weller and James Anderson; several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte Smith.

Contributions may be made in her memory to the Montgomery County SPCA, 1059 Sweisford Road, Perkiomenville, 18074 or to Serenity Hospice, 3331 Street Road, Suite 101, Bensalem, 19020.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service 11 a.m. March 20 at the R. L. Williams Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 3440 Skippack Pike at Cedar Road, Skippack, where family will receive friends for the viewing beginning 10 a.m.