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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Mary V. Chambers
May 27, 1929 - October 9, 2017

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Clergy - Spring House Estates - 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002 - 215-628-8110 - Map
Cemetery - Hillside Cemetery - 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001 - 215-884-0696 - Map
Family Florist - Schmidt’s Florist - 700 Solly Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 - 215-745-6234 - Map
Donation - Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church - 1119 Church Road, Oreland, PA 19075 - 215-887-7002 - Map
Donation - Spring House Estates - Samaritan Fund - 728 Norristown Road, Spring House, PA 19002 - 215-628-8110 - Map

Mary V. "Bette" Chambers of Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania died Monday, October 9, 2017 at Abington Hospital Jefferson Health. She was 88 years old. Bette was born May 27, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Robert L. VanNorman and the late Florence E. VanNorman (nee - Logan). She is the beloved wife of the late Robert G. Chambers.

Mary was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia. She attended Frankford High School where she met her husband Bob. They were married in 1952 and settled in the Kensington area, then moved to Lawndale, and then bought their home in Oreland where they lived until after Bob’s death and she moved to Spring House Estates.

Mary’s working career began at Stern’s Department Store, then Curtis Publishing. She moved to Moore Products where she worked for approximately 20 years. Her working career ended at H&R Block.

Mary’s faith was her strength and guidance throughout her life. Along with her husband, Bob, they were devoted mentors for church youth groups and taught Sunday School for many years at Juniata Park United Methodist Church.

She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Relatives and friends were invited to her memorial service on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Spring House Estates, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002. Her graveside service followed at 3:30 P.M. at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001.

Religious services were conducted by Chaplain Scott Wilson from Spring House Estates, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1119 Church Road, Oreland, PA 19075 or Spring House Estates - Samaritan Fund, 728 Norristown Road, Spring House, PA 19002.

Family flowers arranged by Schmidt’s Florist 215-745-6234.

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