Marie E. Zechman

Douglassville, Pa. - Marie E. Zechman, 93, formerly of Reiffton, Pa., passed away Tuesday, February 24th, 2014 in the Keystone Villa at Douglassville. She was the widow of Dr. John M. Zechman who passed away October 20, 2010. Born in Exeter Township, she was a daughter of the late Robert E. and Nora (Brady) Quinter. Marie was a graduate of Mount Penn High School in 1939 and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church-Reading.

She is survived by two sons, Dr. John S. Zechman, husband of Sandra, of Reiffton, Pa. and Dr. James M. Zechman, husband of Dr. Ellen Huffman-Zechman, of New Bern; and six grandchildren, Jennifer, John, Zachary, Zane, Zebulun and Ryan. She was pre-deceased by a her brothers, Matthew C., Robert H., Raymond Quinter; and a sister, Dorothy Quinter. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Penn, Pa. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Interment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 527 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601. For online condolences, please visit

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Published in Sun Journal from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, 2014