Mildred M. Riegel
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Mildred M. Riegel

October 13, 1907 - November 23, 2003

Mildred M. Riegel

October 13, 1907 - November 23, 2003


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Obituary for Mildred M. Riegel

Mildred Mary (Davis) Riegel, 96, died November 23rd at 3:15 pm in her residence at 2949 Kutztown Road, (Muhlenberg Township), Reading, Pa 19605.
She was the widow of William Jacob Riegel, who died March 27, 1985.
Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Steven and Ellen (Miller) Davis.
She was a member of Alsace Lutheran Church, Hyde Park.
Riegel worked for a number of years as a cough drop machine operator at Luden's Candy, Reading until her retirement.
She is survived by a daughter, Arlene J. (Riegel) wife of John L. Ditizio of Muhlenberg Township.
Riegel is also survived by a brother, Norman Davis of Reading.
Other survivors include seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
She was predeceased by a son, William J. "Red" Riegel who died in a car crash at the Fairgrounds in June 1966.
Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 pm in Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc., Laureldale. Rev. Mark E. Brophy officiating. Viewing Wednesday 12:30 pm until time of service. Burial will be in Laureldale Cemetery, Tuckerton. Contributions may be made to Berks Visiting Nurse Association, 1170 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, Pa 19610 or American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Avenue, Reading, Pa 19605.

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