Myrtle Marie (Blendt) Piser(1924 - 2018)

Myrtle Marie Blendt Piser, of Newark, and formerly of Smyrna, passed away on February 3, 2018 at Christiana Hospital, Newark. She was 93.

She was born in Smyrna on August 9, 1924, the daughter of the late George M. Blendt and Hazel F. Blendt.

She was a graduate of Smyrna High School and the Delaware Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Piser was employed as a Registered Nurse in the practice of John Lazzeri, MD in Smyrna. She enjoyed needlepoint, gardening, and volunteering at the Smyrna Public Library. She was also a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, Smyrna, where she served in the choir for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Piser; and a brother, Clarence G. Blendt.

She is survived by a son, George Kern Piser (Marianne); grandchildren, Matthew D., William M. II (Katie); and Robin C. Piser; great-grandchildren, William M. III, and Emma Piser; and a nephew, Bradford L. Blendt (Judy).

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Newark Manor and at Christiana Care.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 9 at First Presbyterian Church, 118 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, where friends may call at 10 a.m. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

Burial will be in Old St. Anne's Cemetery, Middletown, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 118 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, DE 19977.
To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.matthewsbryson.com.

Arrangements are by Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 123 W. Commerce St., Smyrna.

Funeral Home

Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home and Cremation Services
123 West Commerce Street Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-2900

Published in the Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times from Feb. 13 to Feb. 22, 2018