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Mary Lou Schmitt Obituary
Schmitt, Mary LouMary Lou Schmitt, 81, formerly of Central Park Apts., Allentown died June 11, 2014 in Manor Care, Bethlehem. She was the widow of George M. Schmitt and Sydney Meerkatz. Born in New York, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Anne (Bigwood) Leich. Prior to retirement, she had worked as a trimmer at a dry cleaner and a textile mill in Allentown and as a nurse's aide. Mary loved to play bingo and was a former volunteer for the senior group at the apartment building where she had resided. Survivors: Daughters, Anne M. wife of Christopher Zweifel of Allentown, Susan wife of Mark Miller of Slatington, Theresa Schmitt; son, Lester Meerkatz of Katy, TX; sisters, Virginia Casey and Harriet Leich both of NY; sister-in-law, Mildred Alonso; grandchildren; great grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Harry Meerkatz and Thomas Schmitt. Services: Graveside Service 1:30PM Tuesday at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Please join the family for a time of fellowship and celebration of Mary's life on Monday from 6 to 8:00PM at Tony's Pizza, 1139 Union Blvd., Allentown. Arrangements by J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, Allentown, www.jsburkholder.com.
Published in Morning Call on June 15, 2014
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