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Dorothy A. (Yessis) Wenzel

1933 ~ 2021 (age 87)


Dorothy A. Wenzel, 87, of Dunellen, passed away on June 26th, 2021 in Somerville.

Dorothy was born in Dunellen, NJ to Constantine & Anna Yessis, on August 11th, 1933.  She was a lifelong resident of Dunellen’s “miracle mile”.

She married Conrad Wenzel on October 10th, 1953 in St. John's Church in Dunellen.  Dot graduated from Dunellen high school.  She worked as a receptionist for Nabisco for 30 years.  Dot enjoyed going to casinos, the race track and the beach.  She also enjoyed watching sports, as well as attending her children and grandchildren’s many activities.   

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Conrad Wenzel.

Dorothy is survived by her 2 sons, Jeffrey & his wife Gaye of Hillsborough, Christopher & his wife, Lisa of Green Brook, a brother Lenny and his wife Eileen of South Plainfield, 5 grandchildren Amy, Heather, Jake, Brandon, Alyssa and 4 great grandchildren: Carlie, Jayden, Noah, Lyla, and 1 great great grandchild Jaxson and her 2 grand-dogs Cookie & Zoey.

Dot was loved by many and will be greatly missed by family & friends.

At Dorothy’s request, all services will be held privately for the family.  Visitation will take place on Thursday, July 1st from 1pm to 3pm at Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Avenue, Dunellen, NJ.

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