Obituary for Jean F. Drescher

Jean Florence Drescher, 95, of Berryville, Virginia, died Friday, September 21, 2012 in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Drescher was born July 10, 1917 in Darien Center, New York, the daughter of Charles V. and Edith Meyer Ortner.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Bridget’s Church and Women’s Group.

She married Joseph E. Drescher in June 1941 in Erie County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Drescher died December 30, 2003.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean Malucci of Berryville, VA and Elizabeth A. Drescher of New Orleans, LA; four sons, Joseph Drescher, Jr. of San Francisco, CA, Michael Drescher of Edmonds, WA, William P. Drescher of Elizabeth City, NC and John P. Drescher of Key West, FL; eight grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren. Mrs. Drescher was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Two sisters, Edith Drilling and Mary Grace Ortner and a brother, Rev. Paul Ortner SSJ preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held 1:00 P. M. Saturday, October 6, 2012 at St. Bridget’s Chapel in the Field, Berryville, VA with Rev. Stanley J. Krempa officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 1:00 P. M. prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bridget’s Chapel in the Field Building Fund, 130 Keating Dr., Winchester, VA 22601.

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