Jeannette E. DeLong

JEANNETTE E. DELONG, 97, OF POTTSTOWN Jeannette E. (Lengel) DeLong, 97, of Pottstown, PA, widow of Robert E. DeLong Sr., died Thursday at her residence. Born in Reading, PA, she was a daughter of the late Nelson and Carrie (Foreman) Lengel. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Mrs. DeLong volunteered her time with the American Cancer Society; Pottstown Memorial North Auxilliary where she was past president and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the AARP and was a Gray Lady at the former Pottstown Hospital North. Surviving is one son, Thomas E. Lotz and his wife Virginia, Temple; two step sons, Robert H. DeLong Jr. and his wife Shirley, Naples, FL; David DeLong and his wife Diane, Pottstown; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren and eight step great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend James Wolford. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Pottstown. Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday at the funeral home from 10 until 11 a.m. Contributions may be made in her memory to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, "Shares of Faith", 150 N. Hanover St. Pottstown, PA 19464. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to to extend sympathies and access additional service details.

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Schumacher and Benner Funeral Home
359 King Street Pottstown, PA 19464
Published in The Mercury on Mar. 8, 2014