Patricia Ann Cassel

May 22, 1932September 25, 2020

Patricia R. Cassel, 88, of West Hanover Twp., passed away Friday, September 25, 2020, at her home.

Born on May 22, 1932 in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Jane Rothenberger. She was married to the late Earl J. Cassel for 64 years. Surviving are; Julie Cassel, Mark Cassel and his wife, Erin, Brian Cassel and his wife, Sharon; a brother, Tom Rothenberger; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Patricia graduated from Lower Paxton High School where she was a majorette. She was employed at Nationwide Insurance as a Key Punch Supervisor and Nagle’s Grocery Store. She finished her career, as a Banquet Manager at the Host Inn. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Hummelstown where she was active in the kitchen. She was also active in the Ladies Auxillary at the West Hanover Fire Co and the West Hanover Historical Society. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed cooking and vacations at the beach. Due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, there will be no viewing or funeral service. A grave side service will occur at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery at 12:15 pm, October 1st. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when we are able to safely gather and share our love for Pat and one another.

In Pat’s memory, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E. Main St., Hummelstown, PA 17036 or a charity of your choice.

Please take a moment to remember Pat with a smile and lift our family in your prayers. Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand. From Pat’s favorite verse Psalm 23, “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:8 and the people said “Amen.”


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