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Delores M. "Dee" (Gowetski) Wassam

Born: Sat., Feb. 21, 1948
Died: Fri., Apr. 12, 2019

Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Sat., May 04, 2019
Location: St. Mary, Mother of God Church

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Delores M. "Dee" Wassam, 71, of Claysburg, formerly of South Carolina, passed away on Friday, April 12th, at Quality Life Services, Sarver, She was born in Kittanning, on February 21, 1948, a daughter of the late Delores (Shaul) and Ralph Gowetski. She married Robert Wassam in 1984. Dee was a 1966 graduate of Har-Brack High School in Natrona Heights, and graduated from IUP with a degree in education. After a long career teaching mathematics in WV, PA and SC, she enjoyed working as a Pharmacy Technician during retirement in Altoona. Dee was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Newry. She enjoyed reading,traveling, and spending time with her coworkers, family and friends. Dee is survived by three daughters; Julie Staud and husband Joe of Virginia Beach, Jessica Hufnagel and husband Kirk of Zelienople, Rebecca Bowen and husband Tipper of Lexington, SC; three sons, (Thomas) Michael Consla of Natrona Heights, Robert Consla and wife Christa of Trumbull, CT and Lucas Wassam and wife Rebecca of Butler;18 grandchildren; three sisters Debbie Baustert (Dennis) of Leechburg, Marcia Kulick (Ronald) of Apollo, Sara Mester (Michael) of New Kensington; three brothers John Gowetski of Denver, CO, Brian Gowetski (Shirley) of Meadville, PA and Steven Gowetski (Leda Faye) of Houghton, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert A. Wassam, infant sister, Alicia and her brother Joel (Diane) Gowetski of Victoria, TX. At Dee's request, there will be no public visitation. A memorial mass will be held at St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport, PA at 10 am, May 4th. A private graveside memorial service will be held at the Pfoutz Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery in Millerstown, PA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Altzheimer's Association c/o Ralph's Gang 6071 Rocky Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065.

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Robbie Martin
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
So sorry about Dee. She was my math teaccher
At Glenforest School. My heart breaks for her family.

Christina Simmons
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
I'm very sorry to hear about y'alls mother and I had her has a teacher in high school and I still look up to her and will truly miss her and love u

Christina Simmons

Jane Frantz
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
Deepest sympathies and prayers for comfort during this difficult time.
May God bless you all, Jane and Mike Frantz

Gary& Patty Cagle
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
So sorry to hear. Didn't know. Me & Patty give our condolences. Anything we can do let us know.

John Gowetski
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
My sister Dee was a strong person. She enjoyed helping people and teaching. She will be missed.

Nichole Gowetski Morris
   Posted Thu April 18, 2019
To my family, my heart is with you cousins, aunt's and uncles during this time of mourning. My Aunt Dee Dee was a kind and soft spoken woman who loved to teach. She will be missed by many.

Aunt Dee Dee say hi to my dad for me!

Jerilyn Consla
   Posted Fri April 19, 2019
Dee was a fine woman who adored her family. My condolences to her family. We had several fun dinners and adventures as young newlyweds. I’m grateful for the time we shared

   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
To the Family:
May the God of all comfort ( Psalms 83:18) strengthen the family during this difficult time in your lives. Those who are sleeping in death ( John 11:11) God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences.

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