Kathleen Peden Wessells
Mrs. Kathleen Peden Wessells, age 73, of New Castle, DE, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Wessells was born in New Castle on June 18, 1938, daughter of the late John A. Peden, Sr. and Beatrice M. Ritter Peden. She was a homemaker throughout her life and, with her husband, served on the committee for Boy Scout Troop #72 for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Wessells, in 1995, and a brother, Michael D. Peden, Sr. She is survived by her sons, W. Andrew Wessells, Sr. (Harriet) of Delaware City and Christopher M. Wessells (Regina) of New Castle; brothers, Gregory G. Peden (Susan) and John A. Peden, Jr. of New Castle; sisters, Beatrice Grodzicki (William) and Rosemary Neville (Jeffrey) of Wilmington; sister-in-law, Maryann Peden of Wilmington; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 30, 2011, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Wessells may be made to Del-Mar-Va Council Boy Scouts of America, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 915, Wilmington, DE 19801.