Arlene G. Sommers, 65, Wheary’s Transportation driver, was happiest when serving her Lord

By on January 3, 2018

Arlene G. Sommers, 65, of Lititz, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, surrounded by her family at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center from complications related to her recent stem cell transplant. She rests now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late Aaron W. and Esther S. (Good) Sensenig.

Arlene was a homemaker, caregiver, and longtime driver for Wheary’s Transportation. She was an active member of her church family, serving as a deaconess at Crossroads Community Fellowship. She was most recently a member of The Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community of New Holland. Arlene was happiest when serving her Lord and caring for those around her.

Arlene is survived by her husband of 47 years: Moses V. Sommers; and her three children: Joe Sommers, married to Bonnie; Heidi Colsher, married to Tom; and Jeremy Sommers, married to Erin. Arlene delighted in her eight grandchildren: Joey, Brooke, Tommy, Cierra, Haley, Henry, Bennett, and Stella. She is also survived by her siblings: Melvin, married to Elma (Nolt) Sensenig; Mabel King; Lester, married to Kathryn (Good) Sensenig; Erma, married to Clyde Hoover; Leon, married to Lois (Wenger) Sensenig; and sister-in-law: Edna (Hess) Sensenig Zimmerman.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Lloyd G. and Earl G. Sensenig; and sister: Pauline G. Sensenig.

Services were held at the The Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community, East Earl, on Dec. 30. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

In her illness, Arlene was unable to enjoy fresh flowers. In her death, please celebrate her life with flowers. They can be sent to The Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community.

To send an online condolence to the family, visit Arrangements by the Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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