Delores Biesecker, 69

February 10, 2009

MAY 27, 1939-FEB. 8, 2009

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Delores "Jean" Gardenhour Biesecker, 69, of 308 Northfield Ave., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born May 27, 1939 ,in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Stanley Benton and Sylvia Mary Welty Gardenhour of Waynesboro.

She was a 1957 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

She was employed by TAB Books, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.

She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Waynesboro, where she taught first-grade Sunday school, and was a member of Alpha and Omega Sunday school class.

She was a member of Red Hat Society, TOPS Chapter 402, Wayne Heights Homemakers and South Chapter AARP 2977, all of Waynesboro, and National AARP.


In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert Lee "Bob" Biesecker; three daughters, Rhonda E. Baker, Ruth E. Witte and Deborah J. Welsh, all of Waynesboro; one son, Robert E. Biesecker of Waynesboro; one brother, Richard S. Gardenhour of Greencastle, Pa.; and three grandsons.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Waynesboro. Pastor John F. Huff will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, P.O. Box 444, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

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