Mary Christine Vensel

Updated: Aug 11


Mary Christine Vensel, 38, of Butler, formerly Bruin, passed away at Allegheny General Hospital on Sunday, August 9. She was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on October 28, 1981. She is the daughter of William “Bill” Vensel who survives and the late Darlene Marie Cope Vensel. Mary graduated from Karns City Area School District in 2000. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

Mary is survived by her father, William “Bill” Vensel of Parker; her sister, Kris Vensel of Shippenville; her partner, Joseph Wishon of Butler; her paternal grandmother, Mona Vensel of Chicora; and her niece, Alix of Shippenville. She was preceded in death by her mother, Darlene Marie Cope Vensel who passed on August 23, 2019.

Written by her sister, Kris; "Adopted at the age of nine, Mary lived to share the love and kindness of her parents, William and Darlene. She was a loving companion to her partner, Joey, for over three years as well as a caring friend, willing to help anyone and everyone in need. Mary was an animal lover, an artist, a poet, a loving aunt. She was never one to mince words or soften her blunt tongue, but her kindness and honesty drew many to her. She was loved, and will be missed, by many. This gift is Mary’s last act of kindness in a life full of support and love for others”.

Friends will be received at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home in Parker (201 S. Wayne Ave) on Thursday the 13th from 3-7pm. The Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 7pm. Interment will follow on Friday at the Bear Creek Cemetery.

Due to the regulations set forth by the Dept. of Health and the CDC, makes are recommended inside the funeral home.

To view/send condolences, flowers, sympathy cards visit www.buzardfuneralhomes.com.

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