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John William Bechtel


John William Bechtel, 88, of New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2023 in Florida.

He was born March 8, 1935, in New Enterprise, son of the late Warren B. and Elda Idessa (Snyder) Bechtel. On Aug. 3, 1984, he married Lucretia A. Croft in Winchester, VA.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Lucretia of 38 years; two step-daughters: Bobbi Jo Cunningham (Dave) and Heidi Roseberry (Rich); five grandchildren; a great-grandson; five sisters-in-law: Helen Bechtel, Betty Bechtel, Nancy Sands, Linda Brumbaugh and Patty Wilson (George); two brothers-in-law: Richa...


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