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June 24, 2014
Jeraldine S. "Jerry" Dengler, 78, of Post Road, Ashland, passed away Tuesday morning at home surrounded by her family.
Jerry was more than a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was the matriarch of the Dengler family.
Born Feb. 7, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Paul Maurer, Pitman, and Viola Fetterolf Bolich.
She graduated from the former Hegins Township High School, Class of 1952.
Jerry was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Barry Township; Order of the Eastern Star, Ashland Chapter 154; and a member and treasurer of Lavelle Volunteer Fire Company and the former Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, in October 2008, with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage; daughter, Bonnie Dengler Klinger, in 1994, and her husband, James, in 1992; grandson, Michael D. Klinger, in August 2008; great-grandchildren, Audrey and Victor Klinger, in January 2008; and a brother, Leon Maurer, in 1965.
Surviving are daughters, Mindy, wife of Guy Meadows, Clermont, Fla., and Vicky, wife of Dennis Roshannon, Valley View; sons, Kenneth Dengler and his wife, Tammy, Robert Dengler and his wife, Sheila, and James Dengler Sr., all of Ashland; grandchildren, Deidre and Desiree Dengler, James Jr. and Jessie Dengler, Randy Dengler, Chantelle, Jared and Jeremy Klinger, Brent Smith and Monica Klock and Nikki and Justin Meadows; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Brody, Brielle, Gavin, Dylan, Nicolette, Donovan, Lydia, Jacob, David, Gunner, Izabela, Max and Lucas Roy; brothers, Paul Maurer, Ashland, Henry Maurer, Fairbanks, Alaska, Harold Bolich, Valley View, and Daniel Bolich, Sacramento; a sister, Patricia Bolich Schaffer, Valley View; a companion, F. Leon Zimmerman, Pitman; nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Lutheran Church, 437 Airport Road, Ashland, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Kim L. Lengert, pastor. Interment will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, has charge of arrangements.
Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home
1323 Centre St.
Ashland, PA 17921
Published in Republican & Herald from June 25 to June 26, 2014