Adelaide R. Hesselbein

Adelaide R. Hesselbein, 89, Maumee, Ohio, died Aug. 4, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

She was born in Newry, daughter of the late Torrence A. and Lula M. (Holland) Long. She married her sweetheart, William C. Hesselbein Sr., in Pennsylvania on Sept. 22, 1945.

Surviving are a daughter, Connie (Ronald) Reinhardt of Maumee, Ohio; a son, William Jr. (Lisa) of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters: Alma (Marcy) Criste and Judy Brennan; a sister-in-law, Alicia Fagans; and many loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a grandson, William Hesselbein III.

Adelaide retired from Foodtown after 15 years as a meat packager. She was involved with various church activities and the senior center in Perrysburg, Ohio. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at St. John’s Reformed Church, 906 Maple Ave., Hollidaysburg, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are by Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 E.S. Boundary St., Perrysburg, Ohio. Online condolences may be left at