Elsie R. (Conrad) Nuss, 97, of Bechtelsville, wife of the late Raymond W. Nuss, passed away Thursday March 6, 2014 at the Phoebe Home in Allentown.
Born in Washington Township, she was the daughter of the late Elmer E. and Ida (Reidenauer) Conrad.
Elsie was a member of St. John Hill U.C.C., where she taught Sunday school, was a member of the Women's Guild, and sang in the choir. She was a clerk at the Washington Township Board of Elections and served as Tax Enumerator for Washington Township. Elsie was also a member of the American Bible Society and a member of Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society.
Surviving is one daughter Kathryn N. Sheetz wife of Herbert of Delaware; two sons Dr. Robert C. Nuss husband of Dr. Ann Harwood-Nuss of Florida, and Richard C. Nuss husband of Dorothy of Bechtelsville; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Along with her husband and parents, Elsie was predeceased by five sisters and four brothers.
A funeral service will be celebrated Wednesday March 12, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at St. John Hill United Church of Christ, 620 Hill Church Rd., Boyertown, PA 19512, with Rev. Christian B. Creyer officiating. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Elsie's memory to the St. John Hill Steeple Repair Fund, 620 Hill Church Rd., Boyertown, PA 19512. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville is in charge of arrangements.
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