Wakefield Faculty/Staff Deceased: In Memoriam

Jean Gonseth Hanchette
b: 8/22/1917   d: 5/24/2001

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Jean Hanchette MRS. JEAN HANCHETTE, French I, II
The York Daily Record, York, Pennsylvania - May 26, 2001

Jean Gonseth Hanchette, 83, of Honey Brook, Chester County, formerly of East Berlin, died Thursday at Hickory House in Honey Brook.  She was the wife of Markham W. Hanchette.

The service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Red Mount United Methodist Church, Baltimore Pike, East Berlin.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Viewing will be 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.  The Feiser Funeral Home Inc., 306 Harrisburg Street, East Berlin, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hanchette was born August 22, 1917, in Brownville, New York.  She was the daughter of the late Miles and Bina (Parker) Gonseth.

She was a member of Red Mount United Methodist Church; a former officer of Lake Meade Community Club; a 1935 graduate of Brownville-Glen Park High School and a graduate of Elmira College; she was featured in the Evening Sun about collecting cookbooks.

Mrs. Hanchette also is survived by a daughter, Diana D. Masten of Atglen; two grandsons; two sisters, Ida Louise Parker of Watertown, New York, and Doris West of Brownville, New York; and nieces and a nephew.

Officiating at the service will be her pastor, the Reverend Thomas M. Shatto.

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