Verna M. DeGezelle

Nov 12 1922
Mar 28 2015
92 Years
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Verna M. DeGezelle, 92, formerly of Glenmoore, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Lancaster General Hospital. She was the widow of Maurice DeGezelle who died in 1997. Born in New Bloomfield, PA she was the daughter of the late George and Florence Borrell Hoffman. 

Verna was a member of the Glenmoore United Methodist Church. She was also a founding member of the Glenmoore Garden Club and a long time volunteer at the Brandywine Hospital. She enjoyed reading, traveling, cooking and gardening.

She is survived by five children; Darlene F., wife of Robert J. Marsh of Elverson, Robert M. DeGezelle and wife Kathy of Yorklyn, DE, Donald A. DeGezelle of Pottstown, David G. DeGezelle and wife Diane of Coatesville and Diane M., wife of David DePew of Atglen, 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 11am from the Glenmoore United Methodist Church, 1920 Creek Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343 folowed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Visitation at the church from 11am to 12noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Glenmoore United Methodist Church at the above address.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Apr 3 2015 - 11:59am
Service Location: 
Glenmoore United Methodist Church


 Gwen and family,

Prayers are being send to the family during this time.

Love Aunt Lillian

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Dear Diane, Dave, Eric, and Joe,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful person and an absolute joy to be around! She always knew how to live life to the fullest!♡♡♡ She is in heaven now with the love of her life..... I am sure they are walking hand in hand picking violets together.

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Thinking of you with our sympathy.  May you find comfort in your memories.  We have many memories of Aunt Verna and Uncle DeGy visiting Nine Points over the years - playing cards, telling stories, eating, and having fun!  You are in our thoughts.

Bev and Pam

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Please accept my sincere condolences to your family for the loss of Verna.  We were neighbors and friends for several years.  I have many good memories to look back on.  I'm sorry I won't be able to attend her funeral, but know that I will be thinking of you. 


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