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Edith Mae Smale Edith Mae Smale

Edith Mae Smale

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels Lutheran Church

Edith Mae Smale, 84, from Whitehall Township, died April 2, 2018, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall.

She and her husband Richard Maurice Smale, who married on Sept. 6, 1958 and celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary last year.

Born Dec. 20, 1933, in Mount Union, Huntington County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Wesley and Kathleen [Bricker] Shaver.

A 1951 graduate of Captain Jack High School, Mount Union, she was a salesclerk at Weis Markets, Mt. Union, and worked in the offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C., the Bureau of Workman’s Compensation, Harrisburg, and Stuyvesant Insurance Co. (General Acceptance Corp.), Allentown.

She was a member of Ziegels Lutheran Church, Breinigsville.

She enjoyed reading, traveling and her pet poodles.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a sister Thelma J. Coccagna of Chambersburg; nephew Michael Schiffer and wife, Cindy, of Allentown; nieces Susan Guth and husband, Ron, of Emmaus, Michele Myers and husband, Lorne, Carisa McMillin and husband, Preston, Jennifer Armstrong and husband, Chad, and Heidi Pisle and husband, Ralph, all of the Chambersburg area.

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Contributions may be made to Ziegels Lutheran Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, PA18032.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.