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Wetzel Funeral Home has been proud to serve many families in the Hanover Community for more than 60 years. Our long standing reputation for caring and compassion brings families a sense of peace and comfort during their difficult time. We pay attention to every detail, providing families an assurance to know that their loved one is being honored in a very special way. The care we give to our families does not end at the time of the funeral. We will help each family with their individual wants and needs as long as necessary. All of the staff at Wetzel Funeral Home feel we are a part of your extended family, and so continually strive for excellence in care to be sure every family is offered the very best. We offer many different types of services to meet the needs of all of the different kinds of families we serve. Whether your family prefers a full traditional funeral, cremation, or special cultural or religious preferences for your service, we are always able to accommodate every family in all of their needs. When your family comes to a time of need, let us help you. We look forward to serving you. We are proud to have been voted the "Best Funeral Home" by the readers of the Evening Sun newspaper and are in gratitude for the trust and confidence that these families have placed in us.

Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
549 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Warren F. Miller, Supervisor
Phone:  (717) 632-1242
Fax: (717) 632-4123

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Joan Hermanns

Joan H Hermanns

02/27/27 - 05/20/19

Joan Hershey Hermanns, died on May 20, 2019 at the Pleasant Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a long battle ... View full obituary

Allen Shaffer

Allen F Shaffer

04/30/33 - 05/15/19

Allen Franklin Shaffer, 86, of New Oxford and formerly of Hanover, passed peacefully on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the ... View full obituary

Chester Utz, Sr.

Chester B Utz, Sr.

01/22/26 - 05/15/19

Chester B. Utz, Sr., 93 of Hanover went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the ... View full obituary

Gloria Milburn

Gloria D Milburn

04/25/34 - 05/11/19

Gloria Daisy Milburn, 85, of Hanover passed peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at home.  She was the wife of ... View full obituary

Kerry James

Kerry L James

10/17/53 - 05/09/19

Kerry Lee James, 65, of Cross Keys Village passed peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at UPMC Pinnacle, Hanover.  Born ... View full obituary

William Harmon, III

William D Harmon, III

11/28/77 - 05/04/19

William D. Harmon, III, 41 of Baltimore, MD and Delta, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at home. ... View full obituary

Max Wisniewski

Max P Wisniewski


Max Peter Wisniewski, infant son of Marc D. and Christine A. (Drofitz) Wisniewski both of Northampton, entered into God’s eternal ... View full obituary

Gloria Groft

Gloria J Groft

11/03/42 - 04/29/19

Gloria Jean (Dell) Groft, 76, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 29, 2019 at UPMC Pinnacle, Hanover.  She ... View full obituary

Brian Heiner

Brian E Heiner

03/20/66 - 04/28/19

Brian E. Heiner, 53, of Hanover, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Hershey Medical Center.   He was ... View full obituary

Shirley Renoll Snyder

Shirley I Renoll Snyder

07/01/35 - 04/23/19

Shirley Irene Renoll Snyder, 83, formerly of 522 S. High St., Hanover, was greeted by Jesus as she entered heaven’s ... View full obituary

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