Barbara Jane (Rhoades) WetzelApril 12, 1938 ~ January 1, 2018 (age 79)
Barbara Jane Rhoades Wetzel, 79, of Parker, PA., passed away peacefully at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler, Monday evening, January 1, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born on April 12, 1938 in Salem Twp., Clarion Co., to the late Leland and Sylvia Hartman Rhoades. Barbara was a graduate of the Salem/Keystone High School. She worked at the former North West Bank in Emlenton before marrying her husband Russel B. Wetzel on April 7, 1961. Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of the Park Hill First Church of God in West Freedom.
In addition to her husband Russel, she is survived by Four Sons: Dennis Wetzel and his wife Tabitha of St. Petersburg; Daniel Wetzel and his wife Paula of Foxburg; Douglas and his wife Missie of Sligo; and Donald Wetzel and his wife Samantha of Kileen, TX.
Her eight Grandchildren; Nicole, Abby, Emily Wetzel of St. Petersburg; Logan and Halee Wetzel of Foxburg; Justine Albertson and husband Rich of Boalsburg,PA; Rachael Zahn and husband Andrew of Cannonsburg, PA; and Ehren Wetzel of Kileen, TX. One Great Grand Daughter: Corinne Albertson of Boalsburg,PA.
One sister: Lois and husband Kermit McCartney of Cleveland, OH. As well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents Barbara was preceded in death by an infant son Randy, A son David, and a daughter Sue. Two sisters: Maxine and Gerry Mattern. A brother: Edward Rhoades.
Friends will be received at the Park Hill First Church of God (3314 Lime Plant Rd. Parker, PA, 16049) on Thursday 1/4/2018 from 2-4PM & 6-8PM. and again from 10-11AM on Friday 1/5/2018. The funeral service will follow at 11AM at the Park Hill First Church of God. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery, Perry Twp., Clarion County.