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Official Obituary of

Ethel W. Setman

November 6, 1932 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Ethel Setman Obituary

Ethel Wilson Setman, 91, of Quakertown, PA passed away peacefully in her sleep at 10:55 PM Tuesday, February 6, 2024, in Potter County, PA. She was the wife of George L Setman IV, who preceded her in death October 21, 2016. Ethel was born in New York, New York. Ethel was the oldest of 2 children born to Ernest and Sue (Motsko) Wilson. Ethel graduated from Quakertown Senior High School, Quakertown, PA Bucks County Pennsylvania in 1950. Ethel also graduated from Penn State University in 1954 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics and was an avid fan of the Penn State Nittany Lions Football team. She met her husband George at Penn state and they married on June 18th, 1955. Ethel worked for Pennsylvania Power and Light, (PP&L) for one year after she graduated from college. George & Ethel joined the Quakertown United Methodist Church where she was a very active volunteer. Her first son Mark was born in 1956 and Ethel was a stay-at-home mother having 3 more children in the next 5 years. She sold Avon products for a few years before they moved to the farm in Quakertown. Ethel was a substitute teacher at the Quakertown Senior High School for four years. Once her children were grown and on their own, she got very involved in politics. She was committeewoman for years and was State Representative Paul Clymer’s Administrative Assistant in Perkasie, Pa for 5 years. Ethel was a delegate to the Republican party during the George HW Bush campaign. She also attended the Republican Delegate Convention, in Houston, Texas. Ethel was an active member in the Quakertown Woman’s Club and was President for 3 terms in the 1980’s. Ethel volunteered with the Bucks County Department of Health--Well-Child Clinic for many years. Also, volunteered for the Cancer Society door to door fundraising campaigns in the Quakertown Area. Surviving are her children – Mark A Setman (Inta Ezerins) of Ambler PA, Linda S Culp (Randy) of Galeton, Potter County PA, George L Setman V (Sara) of Ormond Beach, FL and Jonathan D Setman (Kathy), Quakertown, PA. Grandchildren--Stephen Setman Olean NY, Derek B Culp, Milan Italy, Sean Culp (Kendra) Weatherly PA, Alison Setman (Tom Daugherty), Kassandra Setman and Jonathan Setman - Great Grandchildren – Carolina Joy Culp, Tulsa, OK, Keira Culp and Preston Culp, Weatherly PA. She is also survived by 5 nieces and 2 nephews. Ethel was preceded in death by her sister Dana Robinson and her 3 sisters in laws, Barbara Buff, Mary Lou Hoffman, and Nancy Krown. Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, April 27th 2024 at the Quakertown United Methodist Church, 1875 Frier Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951. Calling hours are 9:30 – 11:00 AM followed by the service at 11:00 AM. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Westfield, PA. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.

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April 27, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Quakertown United Methodist Church (Quakertown)
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Memorial Service
April 27, 2024

11:00 AM
Quakertown United Methodist Church (Quakertown)
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