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Marguerite E. Yeich Mortimer

October 24, 1923 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 96)

Obituary

Marguerite E. Yeich  Mortimer, 96, of Reading, died Saturday, September 19th, at Berks Heim Nursing Home, Leesport.  Marguerite was born in Northhampton on October 24, 1923, a daughter of the late Margie M. (Rarick)  and Irvin E.  Peifer.  She was the widow of William W.  Mortimer as well as her first husband,  George  F.  Yeich.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church,  Orwigsburg.  She worked as a floor lady  at the  Former Sylray Company in  Orwigsburg  for 40 years,  retiring when the Sylray company closed.

Marguerite is  survived by her daughter, Barbara J. , wife of  Reverend Joseph L. Wenrich,  a stepdaughter, Shirley, widow of  Dorie Reber, grandchildren Kimberly, wife of Reverend Steven Jeantet, Kelly, wife of James O'Brien and Jonathan, husband of Kareli Wenrich;   Great grandchildren Jeremiah, Charis, Rachel, and Micah Jeantet,  Annabella  and Amya O'Brien, and  Henry Mateo Wenrich.    

In addition to her two husbands, she was preceded in death by her daughter Beverly J. Yeich, brother Herman Peifer as well as an infant  brother, sister Edythe Schlear and stepdaughter Karen Arndt.

Private arrangements have been entrusted to Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made Samaritan's Purse,  PO Box 3000,  Boone, NC 28607-3000  for Operation Christmas Child.

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