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Jennifer Bachman Wentroble

October 2, 1971 — January 28, 2022

Jennifer Bachman Wentroble, 50, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, January 28, 2022. She was born October 2, 1971 and is the daughter of Patricia (Sharp) Hoffman and James Hoffman of Elizabeth Township, and Francis Bachman of Imperial. Jennifer attended Indiana University of PA and Penn State McKeesport, completing her nursing degree at Community College of Allegheny County to become a Registered Nurse. Jennifer had been employed at Kane Regional Center McKeesport, where she was a dedicated, caring nurse, and a part of the wound team. Jen was also a Pediatric Nurse working for years at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh and later as a specialty nurse for children needing long-term care. Jennifer loved being a nurse. To both patients and friends, Jennifer was a caring, compassionate, funny and giving person. She was a skilled rock climber, overcoming her fear of heights and a shoulder injury. She was passionate about protecting the environment and loved to take her two dogs on long walks through the woods. Jen enjoyed working at the Vintage Grand Prix with her dad, making potato haluski during lent with her grandma, mom and the church ladies at St. Max, and treating the family to her potato and cheese pierogies on Christmas Eve. In addition to her parents, Jennifer is survived by her siblings, Kenneth Bachman, of Mt. Lebanon, Collette (Ray) Bachman-Miller, of Uniontown, and Stephanie Bachman, of Pittsburgh, aunts & uncles, Marlene & Glenn Murray, of South Carolina, and Barbara & Thomas Hoffman, of McDonald, nieces & nephews, Rachael & Anya Bachman-Miller, and Kaia & Kenny Bachman, and many other loving cousins, extended family and dear friends. Jennifer is preceded in death by her grandparents, Helen Pavlik Sharp Maksymowicz, Walter Maksymowicz, Lawrence Sharp, and Annette & Jesse Hoffman, and aunt & uncle, Suzanne & Gerry Brown. Friends are welcome, Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 4, 2022 at 10am in the Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Vincent Velas officiating. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Donations can be made in memory of Jennifer to the following charities: Physicians for Social Responsibility at www.psr.org, Mountain Watershed Association at www.mtwatersehd.com, Clean Air Council at https://cleanair.org, or Autism Society of Pittsburgh at autismsocietypgh.org. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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Thursday, February 3, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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Thursday, February 3, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 4, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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