Mount Vernon News
  • Bessie Wojtseck

  • May 11, 2010

DANVILLE — Bessie Mae Wojtseck, 94, of Danville died Sunday, May 9, 2010, at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Loudonville.

Bessie was born Sept. 5, 1915, in Deel, Va., to Lee and Oma (Van Dyke) Looney. During World War II, she worked as a welder in the Naval Ship Yard at Norfolk, Va., and was retired as a cook supervisor at the Mohician Youth Camp near Loudonville. Bessie was a member of the Owl Creek Harmony Primitive Baptist Church at Waterford and the Mother of Twins Club in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her husband, Harry Wojtseck, whom she married June 8, 1946; her sons, Harry Michael (Betty) Wojtseck of Mount Vernon and Terry Lee Wojtseck of Danville; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sisters, Elsie Divers of Lorain and Jean Viers of Danville. Besides her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Wojtseck; brothers, Tom Looney, Clifton Looney, Ernest Looney and Bill Looney; and sisters, Katherine Quesenberry, Edna Stacy and Fay Prince.

Friends may call Thursday, May 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where funeral service will be Friday, May 14, at 11 a.m., with Elders Jack Griffith and Darven Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, 780 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH 44906.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Bessie Mae Wojtseck.

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