Janet Mary (nee House) Hessel, age 82, of the City of Tonawanda, Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Beechwood Nursing Home. A lifelong resident of Tonawanda, she was the wife of Richard B. Hessel, who died in 2011. A 1949 graduate of Tonawanda High School, she had been employed as an Office Manager for Schebell Ready-Mix in North Tonawanda for 30 years. She was a life-member of Tonawandas' Unit 264 American Legion Auxiliary and a member of Frontiersmen Post 7545 VFW Auxiliary.
She is survived by her son, David Clark of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; her sister, Shirley Smith of Denver, CO; and her sister-in-law, Barbara H. Wachtel of Williamsville. Also many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service and interment prayers on Friday, November 22nd at 2:00 PM in the Little Chapel of the Elms in Elmlawn Cemetery, 3939 Delaware Ave. in the Town of Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221-7380. Arrangements by John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., Tonawanda, NY.
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