Edith (Appolloni) Hinnershitz, 94, formerly of West Lawn, passed away on April 15th in Manor Care, Sinking Spring. She was married to the late Earl R. Hinnershitz, Sr. who passed away in 1977.
Born in Minersville, PA, May 16, 1924, Edith was the daughter of the late Jenno (James) Appolloni and Martha ( nee’ Stella) Appolloni. Edith was a long time telephone operator at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Edith enjoyed music and particularly playing the organ.
Edith is survived by her daughter, Martha Giles Shafer of Naples, Florida and her daughter-in-law, Joanne (Andrejewski) Heintz, widow of Earl R. Heintz. Additional survivors are 4 granddaughters, Dr. Tara Heintz Lawlor, Andrea Heintz George, Vicki (Giles) Madden and Sherry (Giles) Russoli. There are 17 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister Eva Palumbo of Laramie, Wyoming. She is predeceased by her son, Earl R. Heintz and great granddaughter, Isabella Rose George as well as eight siblings, Alberto, Adam, Eugene, Edward, Emil, Geneva (Appolloni) Hossler, Gilda (Appolloni) Madeira and Augustine( Appolloni) Carlance.
A viewing will be held Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Mull Funeral Home, Womelsdorf from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM. The Rev. June E. Bair, will officiate. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heartland Hospice or St. Catherine’s RC Church, 2427 Perkiomen Avenue, Mt. Penn Pa 19606.
Online condolences may be made at www.mullfh.com