Edith V. (Gilbert) Schaeffer

Born: Wed., Mar. 2, 1927
Died: Wed., Feb. 6, 2013

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Location: Zion Lutheran Church


4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Location: Zion Lutheran Church

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Edith V. Schaeffer, 85, formerly of Bernville and Womelsdorf, and a current resident of Berks Heim, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Reading Hospital.

Born March 2, 1927, in Lower Heidelberg Twp., she was the daughter of the late William T. & Mary (Zickler) Gilbert.

A 1945 graduate of Wilson High School, she had worked for Caron, the Bernville Shoe Factory, and last for Post Precision Castings, Strausstown.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Womelsdorf.  She loved to walk in Womelsdorf and Grings Mill.  She also loved swimming, sunbathing, basketball, tennis, the 76ers, bowling, and reading Danielle Steel books.

A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her children: Beverly J. Schaeffer, Wyomissing and Sherry L., wife of Jeffrey Klick, Womelsdorf; her grandchildren: Chad Klick and Kris, husband of Jamie Klick; her former spouse, George Schaeffer; several nieces and nephews; and by her “great grand dogs”, Jerry and Cali, and her “great grand cat”, Cheddar.

She was predeceased by her siblings: John Gilbert, Ruth Johnson, William Gilbert, and Emerson Gilbert.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013, at 3 PM, from Zion Lutheran Church, 300 West High Street, Womelsdorf, PA  19567.  The family will greet family and friends following the service in the social hall of the church.

Contributions may be made to her church at the above address or to the ALS Association at www.alsa.org or to the Alzheimers/Dementia Foundation at www.alzfdn.org

The Hetrick-Mull Funeral Home, Inc., Womelsdorf has charge.

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Diane L Brumbach
   Posted Sat February 09, 2013
So sorry to hear about Edie. I worked with her at Post Precision. She was a blast and I will always consider her a friend! See you on the other side Edie and we will laugh again!

Dining Services @ Phoebe Berks
   Posted Sat February 09, 2013
Sherry and family,
We send our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your mother. We know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. May you find comfort in knowing that your lives have been enriched by having shared their love.

Jim & Kathy Gilbert
   Posted Sun February 10, 2013
Dear Beverly and Sherry,

Kathy, Lauren and I would like to express our sincere condolences to your as your grieve the death of your mother. While we will not be able to attend the memorial service, please know that we are praying for you during this time.

Jim Gilbert

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