Nancy I. Otto

Nancy I. Otto, age 76, of Fountain, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at York Terrace Nursing Center, Pottsville.

She was born on Monday, May 4, 1936, in Hegins, a daughter of the late Mark and Margaret Scheib Deitrich.

She was a 1954 graduate of the former Hegins Twp High School.

She retired as a cashier and financial advisor for the former CoreStates Bank, Pitman.

She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Fountain.

She was also a member of the Tri-Valley Senior Citizens and the Red Hats.

Nancy enjoyed taking trips with the senior citizens and loved cross stitching.

She is survived by her husband Trent H. Otto, to whom she was married for 56 years.

She is also survived by two sons Gregory T. Otto and his wife Vicki of Fountain and Clinton J. Otto and his wife Molly of Fountain; three grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Lorraine Shadle of Fountain.

Funeral services were held at Christ United Church of Christ, Fountain, on Saturday, Dec. 29, with Rev. Michael Klahr and Rev. Claude Schach officiating.

Burial was in Fountain Community Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Christ United Church of Christ, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 57, Hegins, PA 17938 or to the .

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street Valley View, PA 17983
(570) 682-3070

Published in The News Item on Jan. 3, 2013