Minerva Z. Hostetler

Obituary for Minerva Z. Hostetler

August 21, 1923 - July 5, 2015
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania | Age 91

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother


Minerva Z. Hostetler, age 91 of Lincoln University, PA, went home to be with the Lord and Savior she loved and served all her life on Sunday July 5, 2015. She was the wife of the late N. Merle Hostetler, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage.

Born in Chester, PA, she was a daughter of the late George and the late Rebecca (Pyle) Zell.

She was a Registered Nurse for Drs. Hoobler and McKinstry in Kennett Square for many years. Her last employment was at Dr. Uzma Quraishi in Kennett Square. She also worked as a private duty nurse. She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square. Most important in her life was her family and her love for the Lord.

Survivors include two sons, Merle Hostetler Jr. (Evie) of West Liberty OH and George Hostetler (Cathy) of Lincoln Univ PA; one daughter Becky Thompson of Coatesville, PA; eight grandchildren, Erin, Denise, Ryan, Brice, Kevin, Heather, Samantha and George and 15 great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister Ethel (Linda) John in 2014.

You are invited to Minerva's graveside service at 9AM Saturday July 11, 2015 at Union Hill Cemetery 424 North Union St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. A visitation will follow from 10-11AM at the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square 415 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348 with a memorial service celebrating her life at 11AM. Contributions in her memory may be made to the first Baptist Church C/O Deacon's Fund. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com

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