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Arlene Cessna

February 3, 1930 — October 30, 2020

Eva Arlene Cessna, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 at UMPC Western Maryland.

Born on February 3. 1930 in Morgantown, WV; she was the daughter of Cecil and Pearl (Berry) Whetsell and stepfather, Harry Wotring

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John “Jack” Calvin Cessna; and son, John C. Cessna Jr.

Arlene was a member and served as past queen with “Daughters of the Nile”. She retired as a distributer for Beef Jerky where she enjoyed talking with new people. Arlene loved spending time with her family, she always had a smile and a good joke to make you laugh.

Surviving are her children Charles “Chuck” Cessna and wife Jacqueline, Jane (Cessna) Eaton and husband Steve; grandchildren, Erica Brenner and husband Rob, Brett Cessna and wife, Heather, and Autumn Cessna; great-grandchildren, Liam and Nolan Brenner, Emma and Mckenna Cessna; stepbrother, Myron and wife, Letty Wotring.

The family would like to thank Comfort Keepers for their dedication and support.

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Monday, November 2, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Durst Funeral Home


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