Vera Ordnung(1926-2012)

Vera Ordnung, 85 of Honesdale, died on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald R. Ordnung on June 5, 1992.

Born on December 15, 1926 in Honesdale, she was the daughter and last surviving member of the Henry and Anna Pethick Kiegler family. She was employed at Bell Telephone where she was a switchboard operator and later at Katz Underwear Co. where she was a secretary.

Vera was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Parish and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was also an active member the Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel until taking ill.

She enjoyed ice skating with her grandchildren into her seventies.

Surviving are her sons Robert and wife Ellen of Conway, NC, Eric and wife Lynn of Ashville, NC and William "Beaver" and wife Laurie of Honesdale; grandchildren Michael, Daniel, Maureen and Ryan; 2 great Priston and Quincey; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters Dorothy Lester and Marie Smith and a brother Lewis Kiegler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 7th at 10 AM at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Honesdale.

Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale on Friday from 8:30 to 9:30.


Published in Wayne Independent on Dec. 4, 2012