Janis' Genealogy Obituaries - Emma Bechtel Sassaman

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Emma (nee Bechtel) Sassaman


  • Born: 27 July 1870
  • Died: 28 November 1922
  • Father: Augustus L. Bechtel
  • Mother: Catherine Bucher
  • Spouse: William G. Sassaman


The Pottstown News, Thursday November 30, 1922

Mrs. Emma Sassaman

After being in ill health for some time, Mrs. Emma (nee Bechtel) Sassaman, wife of William Sassaman, died suddenly on Tuesday night at the family residence, Vine Street, Stowe. She was aged 52 years, 4 months, and 1 day.

Besides her husband she is survived by the following children: Elsie, wife of George B. Mest; Lottie, wife of Harry Frech, both of Stowe; Mamie, wife of Leonard Dilliplane, Pottstown; Martha, wife of Leon VanBuskirk, of Reading; Leon, of Alabama; Leonard, of Philadelphia; Harry, Lloyd, Bessie, Dorothy, and Pearl at home. She was a sister of Hannah, wife of George Malsberger; Sallie, wife of Martin Harp, of Pottstown; Rosa, wife of Irvin Scheffey, of Bristol, PA; Morris Bechtel, of Reading; James and Richard Bechtel, of Pottstown.

Mrs. Sassaman was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Stowe, and was a member of the Ladies' Aid Society of that church. The funeral will be held on Saturday, December 2, at two o'clock, from the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George B. Mest, Quinter Street, Stowe. Interment will be made in Mt. Zion cemetery.

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