Anabel Charlotte (FETTIG) CONN

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Photo of Anabel that accompanied her obituary in the Lewistown Sentinel.
Contributed by ray on 10/6/21 - Image Year: 2010

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Anabel C. Conn, 96, of Mifflintown, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

Born Sept. 29, 1925, in Walker Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Karl A. and Anabel (Noss) Fettig.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Harvey N. Fettig.

She is survived by her husband, William G. Conn; a son, William K. Conn and wife, Janet; one granddaughter, Dr. Caitlin E. Conn; and extended family member, Nicole Balich.

Also surviving are three sisters, Dorothy L. Towsey, Kathryn E. Wagner and husband, Ross T., Charlotte M. Burd and four nieces and three nephews.

Anabel and her husband, Bill, shared many common interests including a loving marriage of more than 73 years. Anabel was the last living member of Port Royal High School Class of 1943. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Wesley Fellowship Sunday school class, and Eastern Star.

Her working career included banking, U.S. Navy accounting at Penn State, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Anabel retired as controller of Alpine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hershey.

She enjoyed reading, especially Amish books, crossword puzzles, playing pinochle, interior decorating, major league baseball and Penn State football.

Even though Anabel experienced motion sickness, she was always ready to go on the next cruise.

A service to celebrate Anabel?s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church at Academia, 54 Church Road, Mifflin. A meal will follow the service.

Interment will be in Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal, at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing.

For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 N. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/13/19 - Image Year: 2003
TVHS CLASS OF 1943 HOLDS 60 YEAR REUNION JUNE 7, 2003 - Attending: (seated) Tom Snyder, (Front Row Standing) Arlene (Page) Peters, Helen (Graham) Beers, Edie (Dentler) Stouffer, Anabel (Fettig) Conn; (Back Row) Grover Wolfgang, Jr., Paul Fleck, Bob Gilson, Phyllis (Emery) Leonard, Earl Brackbill
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/13/19 - Image Year: 1943
Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/9/10 - Image Year: 1941
CAST OF 1943 JUNIOR PLAY - "SPRING FEVER" (Held in the TVHS Auditorium December 5, 1941) Pictured (Front Row l-r) Helen Graham, Kenyon Walters, Anabel Fettig, Phyllis Frankhouse, Edith Dentler; (Back Row) Robert Harris, Robert Shirk, Brady Kepner, Paul Fleck, Margaret Gilson (Photo contributed by Ralph and Jill Leonard-Perez)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 2/23/15 - Image Year: 1949
CHARLOTTE FETTIG is in the third row, SEVENTH from the left. (Picture of Home Economics students from 1949 TVHS Yearbook.)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 4/18/15 - Image Year: 1945
Fettig Sisters with Marian (youngest) and Betty Bookwalter (on right) and with Bookwalter sleigh on Boyer Road during the winter of 1945.

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