Jean M. Shollenberger, 85, of Maidencreek Township, passed away in Reading Hospital Medical Center on Oct. 4, 2012.
She was the wife of the late Francis W. Shollenberger who passed on Aug. 8, 1996. They had been married 50 years.
Born on Dec. 6, 1926 in Mohrsville, she was the daughter of the late David H. and Edith D. (Miller) Stoudt.
Jean and her husband Francis were farmers in Maidencreek Township. She spent the last 66 years working the farm with her family, last working on Wednesday. A member of Maidencreek Church in Blandon, where she devoted many years to the Altar Guild. Other memberships included being a 60-year member of the Pennsylvania Farmer's Association.
Surviving are children David E. Shollenberger, Fleetwood; Michael W. and his wife Fay Shollenberger, Fleetwood; Holly A. (Shollenberger), wife of Scott Smith, Muhlenberg and Neal F. Shollenberger, Fleetwood. Grandchildren are Jason Shollenberger, Daniel Shollenberger. Katie (Shollenberger) Slemmer and Amanda Shollenberger. There is one great grandson Baiden Slemmer. Also one sister Myrl M. (Stoudt) Seigfried, Hamburg. Other survivors include several nieces and a nephew.
Graveside Services will be Tuesday Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery of Center Township at Belleman's Church. Contributions can be made to the memorial fund of Maidencreek Church, 261 Main Street, Blandon, PA 19510. Online condolences can be made at www.maestumpfuneralhome.com.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on October 9, 2012