George E. Hentschel, Jr. of Spring House Estates, formerly of Hatboro, died on Feb. 6. He was 92.
He was the beloved husband of his first wife, the late Lucille (Peg) Hentschel, and his second wife, the late Wanda C. Hentschel.
Hentschel was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran who served in WWII with the 8th Air Force 398 Division of the 601st Squadron. He was a member of the American Legion-William Boulton Dixon, PA Post 10, W.K, Bray Lodge No. 410 F. &A.M. and The Lehigh Consistory.
He was a Past Grand Tall Cedar of the Crooked Billet No. 10 Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America. He also received the "Service to Youth" award from the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce.
An active member of the Spring House community, Hentschel was dedicated to planning events and was particularly proud of maintaining Pro status in Wii bowling.
A long-time member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hatboro, Hentschel is survived by his five children: George W. (Teri), Bruce, Gary (Patricia), Linda Wagner (Peter), and Karen Robinson; two step-children, Victoria Mansfield and her companion Melissa Kleine and Robin MacMullen (Barbara); 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother Robert. He was preceded in death by a step-son John MacMullen.
Relatives and friends will be received by Hentschel's family on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in Spring House Estates, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd. A Masonic service will be held at 11:15 a.m., followed by a memorial service. His interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, make a donation to the ACTS Resident Samaritans Fund, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002.