Jean G. Greiss, 85, of Topton, formerly of Mertztown, died May 2, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the widow of Paul R. Greiss, who died Jan. 12, 2010.
Born in Longswamp Township, she was a daughter of the late Warren A. and Neida V. (Yoder) Reppert.
Mrs. Greiss was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Topton, where she formerly served as a member of the Alter Guild.
She was employed as a nurse's aide by The Lutheran Home at Topton for 22 years, retiring in 1989. Prior to that, she was employed as a sewing machine operator by the former Royal Manufacturing, Alburtis.
Mrs. Greiss was a member of the Topton Women's Club. She was also part of a bowling league for many years.
Survivors: Daughter, Melissa B. (Greiss), wife of Barry D. Haydt, Fleetwood; grandson, Eric S., husband of Angela M. (Lightcap) Haydt, Gilbertsville; and great grandson, Ethan W. Haydt.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 7, at 10:30 a.m. from Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 25 East Weis Street, Topton, with Reverend Scott A. Staub officiating. Interment will follow in Longswamp Union Cemetery, Mertztown. Friends may call Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
The family requests contributions be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 37, Topton, PA 19562-0037. Online condolences may be recorded at www.ludwickfh.com.