Jean Wolgemuth Breneman, 93, LMS grad, active in the faith, cherished time spent with family

By on May 22, 2019

Jean Wolgemuth Breneman, 93, formerly of Manor Township, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Pleasant View Retirement Community.

Born in Mount Joy, she was the daughter of the late John K. and Mae (Brubaker) Wolgemuth. Jean was the wife of the late Clifford W. Breneman, who passed away March 3, 2010.

Jean was a graduate of the first class of Lancaster Mennonite School in 1943. She was very active in women’s ministry and teaching Sunday school at the former Masonville Mennonite Church, now Living Light Mennonite Church. Recently she attended Landisville Mennonite Church. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jean will be missed by five children: Janet M. Breneman, wife of Wesley Newswanger of Lititz; Melvin R. Breneman, husband of Doris of Lancaster; Lois Mae Hege, wife of David of LaFarge, Wisc.; Kenneth L. Breneman, husband of Jeanie of Elizabethtown; and J. Larry Breneman, husband of Sandra of Washington Boro; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; a sister: Lois B. Wolgemuth of Lititz; and brother: John H. Wolgemuth, husband of Thelma of Mount Joy.

She was preceded in death by a sister: Thelma Wolgemuth; and a brother: Lloyd Wolgemuth.

Services were held May 17 in the Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Retirement Community Benevolent Fund, 544 Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

To send an online condolence, visit sheetzfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy.

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