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Hazel L. Shenk

August 3, 1916 — April 1, 2014

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email   OBITUARY   April 1, 2014               Mrs. Hazel L. Shenk, age 97,  of Wyalusing, PA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at the home of her son Larry, with her loving family at her side.               Hazel was born in Fort Wayne, IN, a daughter of the late Phillip Gustave Habig and Helena Augusta Pawlisch Habig.  She graduated from High School in Ft. Wayne and moved east with her family. She was the second oldest of four children, two brothers and one sister, all of whom predeceased her.               She was married to Wilmer Shenk who predeceased her on June 20, 1988.  She moved to Bradford County in 2008.               Hazel was a member of Vincent Mennonite Church, and was an active member in Happy Helpers, Sewing Circle, the youth class, and GMSA (Girls Missionary Service Auxiliary).  She expressed her love for flowers and gardening as a longstanding member of the Coventryville Garden Club.  Hazel enjoyed crafting and cooking and all forms of sewing. She will always be remembered for her hospitality, her teaching spirit, and for bringing her family together around her table fostering many memories of love and laughter.             Surviving: Two sons: Larry Allen (Brenda) Shenk                                         Wyalusing, PA Roger Lee (Betty) Shenk                                              Morgantown, PA   Eleven grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.               Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Vincent Mennonite Church, 39 Seven Stars Road, Spring City, PA and interment will be in the church cemetery.  Friends may call at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service.               The family will provide the flowers and ask that memorial contributions be sent to the Billy Graham Crusade, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201               Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.               To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Hazel L. Shenk, please visit our flower store.


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