Wilma Jean Etchberger



Wilma (Wilhite) Etchberger, 87, of Hummelstown, peacefully passed away on March 9, 2022 in her home. She was born on October 7, 1934 to the late John and Nellie (Pearl) Wilhite. She was also preceded in death by her son, Chris; brothers, Robert and John Wilhite; sisters, Winona Kluck and Juanita Light.

Wilma was a graduate of Hershey High School, Class of 1952 and had been employed as a rental manager at Alpine Heights Apartments, Hummelstown. Outside of her career, Wilma was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Hershey; Hershey Italian Lodge and the American Legion Post #386, Hershey. Her greatest passion, however, was her family which she ardently loved and served for 60 years.

Surviving are her three children, Tami (Michael) Gette, Lori (Michael McLure) Etchberger; son, Scott (Anne) Etchberger; daughter-in-law, Teresa Etchberger; sister, Virginia Naguski; grandchildren, Amanda (Oliver Feige), Becky, Cole, and Kyle (Brittany) Etchberger and Timothy and Benjamin (Sarah Finger) Gette; great-grandchildren, Oliver Feige and Easton and Kaden Etchberger.

A memorial service was held on Monday, March 14th at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey. There will be no visitation prior to the service. Private interment will be in the Hershey Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033.

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