Feb 21, 2022

We have received word of the death of the Rev. Janet K. Hess, a Retired Elder, on January 24. She was the surviving spouse of the Rev. William Blose.

She received Deacon Orders in 1984, became an Elder in Full Connection in 1986 and retired in 2005.

Rev. Hess served the following churches and ministries in the Eastern PA Conference prior to retirement:

  • Springfield: Covenant
  • Springfield: C.C. Hancock
  • Media: First
  • Philadelphia: FGM: Frankford
  • Erdenheim: St. Mark
  • Ranshaw
  • Shamokin: Chestnut
  • Tremont First
  • Joliett: First
  • Tremont: St. John’s

Also: West Duxbury in New England.

The Celebration of Life Service for The Rev. Janet K. Hess will be held on April 9, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Lima United Methodist Church. Janet desired that all Clergy would robe and process.

Rev. Hess’s full obituary is available at https://www.haganfuneralhome.com/obituary/janet-hess

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to:

Liane M. Irons
47 Clifton Ave.
Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945

The Revs. Thomas C. & Sara Davis-Shappell
570 N Guthriesville Road
Downingtown, PA 19335