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Rebecca A. (Zerbe) Wenrick

July 26, 1941 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Rebecca Wenrick Obituary

Rebecca A. Wenrick, of Aaronsburg, passed away at Rolling Hills Nursing Home on January 5, 2024.  She was 82.  Born July 26, 1941, in Sunbury, Becky was a daughter of the late Russell and Emily “Bain” Zerbe.  She was a graduate of Northumberland High School.  On June 14, 1959, she married Norman O. Wenrick, Jr. who survives. 

Becky was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church in Aaronsburg where she had taught Sunday school.  She also assisted with helping serve meals at various church functions.  Becky was a homemaker all her life.  She was employed at Gettig Pharmaceutical for 3 years, but mostly, she worked on the farm helping Norm.  She was a great cook and enjoyed helping at butchering’s, sometimes 4 to 5 times a week.  Becky was a member of the Millheim Fire Company ladies auxiliary and helped there with the pedal tractor pulls.  She was also a member of the Nittany Antique Machinery Association and enjoyed attending Grange Fair. 

In addition to her husband, Becky is survived by one son, Norman O. Wenrick, III and his wife Sue of Aaronsburg.  Also surviving are two grandchildren, Jessica and Norman IV (Dann); one great grandson, Wyatt and four brothers, Richard Zerbe, Ed Zerbe, Donald “Larry” Zerbe and Scott Zerbe.  Becky was preceded in death by siblings Russell Zerbe, Jr., Jeanne Sampsel, Joyce Lupold, Barbara Dunn, Jack Zerbe and Carey Lee Zerbe.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Becky, may be given to the American Cancer society.  Becky will be laid to rest in Stover Cemetery in rural Aaronsburg. 

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January 10, 2024

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Millheim, PA 16854-0437

Funeral Service
January 11, 2024

11:00 AM
Steven R. Neff Funeral Home
120 West Main Street
Millheim, PA 16854-0437


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