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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Wanda I. Hemphill, 90, a resident of Coudersport, PA

Wanda I. Hemphill

Wanda I. Hemphill, 90, a resident of Coudersport, PA passed away March 3, 2016 at Cole Memorial Hospital.

Born on March 22, 1925 in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of Marshall P. and Bessie E. Denson Matzinger. On December 24, 1943 at the Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport she married W. Robert Hemphill who preceded her in death January 17, 2011.

Wanda attended high school in Coudersport and graduated in 1942. Early in her life she was a proud stay at home mom. 

Wanda worked with the kitchen staff at the Consistory and also worked at Mary’s Fabric Shop. Later in years, she worked on the Potato harvester and volunteered at the Cole Memorial gift shop. 

She was a member at the Park United Methodist Church and the Coleburg Grange. 

Aside from being with her family, Wanda enjoyed bowling, canning, playing cards, and being a seamstress.

Wanda is survived by her children; Garry W. (Lorraine) Hemphill, Coudersport, PA, Richard (Judy) Hemphill, Coudersport, PA, Karen Robinson, Coudersport, PA, Mary K. (Jeff) Freeman, Coudersport, PA and Lori (Steve) Watson, Coudersport, PA, daughter in-law; Linda Hemphill, Coudersport, PA, brothers; David (Mary) Matzinger, Coudersport, PA and Kenneth (Shirley) Matzinger, Vacaville, CA, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-Michael Hemphill and sisters-Phyllis Matzinger and Annette McCann, and a grandson-Brian Robinson.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation Monday, March 7th, 2016 from 6-8 pm at the Fickinger Funeral Home, 210 N. East St., Coudersport, PA, 16915 and Tuesday 10am -12pm at the Park United Methodist Church. Wanda’s Life Celebration service will follow the visitation on Tuesday with Rev. Scott Ogdon officiating. 

Memorials can to be made in honor of Wanda to the Park United Methodist Church, 15 E. Third St., Coudersport, PA, 16915, and Volunteers that Care, P.O. Box 750, Coudersport, PA, 16915.

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The Hemphill family has entrusted the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home with preparing the arrangements for Wanda’s Life Celebration Service.

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