Mildred R. Schleifer Obituary 2024

Obituary for Mildred R. Schleifer

Obituary for Mildred R. Schleifer

Mildred R. Schleifer, 102, formerly of Wernersville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Oak Leaf Manor South in Millersville.

Mildred was born in Colesville, Pennsylvania, to the late Wilson H. and Edna (Miller) Reichard. She was a graduate of Liberty High School in Bethlehem and received an associate degree from Bethlehem Business College.

Mildred was a faithful member of St. John’s (Hain’s) United Church of Christ. She was employed by Bethlehem Steel for several years before becoming a devoted homemaker and mother.

Mildred was known for her exceptional baking skills, particularly her delicious cakes that brought joy to her grandchildren. She was also a gracious hostess, creating warm and inviting holiday and birthday gatherings for her family.

Mildred lived independently until the age of 101 at Phoebe Berks. She is survived by her daughter, Lois M. Nase, wife of Edward M. Nase, of Lancaster; her daughter-in-law, Patricia L. Schleifer, of Robesonia; four grandchildren: Monika Deeds (David), Rebeka Burr (Mark), Douglas Nase (Anna), and Victoria Moran (Kevin); and one great-grandson, Luke Capozzi.

Mildred was predeceased by her husband, Kermit L. Schleifer, who passed away in 2019; her sons, Thomas R. Schleifer and Robert E. Schleifer; her sister, Arlene Schaeffer; and her brother, Charles Reichard.

A memorial service will be held at Bean Funeral Home, 3825 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The service will be officiated by Reverend Mark Johnson of Hain’s UCC. Interment will be private at Trinity Great Swamp United Church of Christ Cemetery in Spinnerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s (Hain’s) UCC, 591 North Church Road, Wernersville, PA 19565.

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