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Helga Wente, age 86 of Bethel Park, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. She was born in Koraput, India July 10, 1933, the daughter of the late Rudolph and Marlene Tauscher. Beloved wife of the late Rev. James H. Wente; loving mother of Marlene (Frank) Speicher, Anneli Wente, Henning (Maryann Raleigh) Wente, and Eric (Kristina) Wente; sister of Hermann (the late Hanna), Wilfried (the late Renate), Rolf (Janet), the late Heinrich, Erwin, and Gerhardt Tauscher; adoring grandmother of Frank (Amanda) Speicher, Sara (John) Archer, Stephen Raleigh, Emma Raleigh, Samuel, Madison, Dylan and Megan Wente; great-grandmother of John William (J.W.), Joseph, Franklin and Phoebe. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Helga enjoyed many hobbies including Bauernmalerei style painting and gardening. She was amazing at keeping in touch with family and friends, was active in her South Hills German club, and was a very active pastor’s wife in many congregations.
A Memorial Service will be held at Ruthfred Lutheran Church, 3401 South Park Rd., Bethel Park, PA 15102 on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, McMurray, PA.