Mrs. Ethel R. Weiss, 90, of Effort, died Sunday, March 3, in Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Home, Kunkletown. She was the widow of John J. Weiss.
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She had worked as a secretary in the Pleasant Valley School District for over 25 years before retiring in 1983.
Born in Snydersville, she was a daughter of the late Fred R. and Etta (Schick) Rinker.
She was a 1940 graduate of the former Chestnuthill High School and later graduated from Churchman's Business College.
She was a member of the Effort United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two sons, James A., and his wife, Linda, of Effort, and Robert J., and his wife, Elinor, of Concord, N.C.; three grandchildren, Eric, Julie and Chad Weiss; and two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Christian Weiss. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Kenneth and John; and two sisters, Ora Marguerite Gray and Doris.
Service: Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, Effort United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robin Fisher officiating. Interment, Hillside Cemetery, Effort. Closed casket visitation 1-2 p.m. Thursday in the church. Contributions in her name may be made to the Effort United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 545, Effort, Pa. 18330. Arrangements by Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Rt. 209, Brodheadsville. www.kresgefuneralhome.com.