Elizabeth Mary Hensel, 90, of North Beach, MD and formerly of Houtzdale passed away on January 22, 2011 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, MD.
Born November 14, 1920 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Harchak.
She was a member of the Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale and a member of the Catholic Daughters of theAmericas Court St. Victoria #646 and the Houtzdale Fire Ladies Auxilary.
Mrs. Hensel was a homemaker and had been employed as a cook at the St. Don Bosco School for Boys in Huttonsville, WV and later as a resident manager for the Carolltown Manor Apartments, Carrollton, MD.
In 1937 she wed Walter George Hensel who preceded her in death in 1977. She was also preceded in death by her friend and companion of twenty years, Charles Moryken.
She is survived by a son, Walter Jerome Hensel and his wife Patricia of Bedford; a daughter, Dolores Hensel of NorthBeach, MD; three sisters, Christine DeLattre of Brisbin, Margaret Shimchok of Houtzdale, Patricia Bailey and her husband Robert of Williamsburgh, OH; a brother, Frank Harchak and his wife Mildred of Houtzdale; a sister-in-law, Patricia Harchak of Philipsburg; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at the Christ the King Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. with the Father joseph Stszewski as celebrant.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home, Houtzdale.