Mary A. (Reese) Bechtel, 91, widow of George S. Bechtel of Nottingham, formerly of Boyertown passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in the Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA.
Born in Lehigh County she was the daughter of the late Mark M and Laura (Grim) Reese.
Mary was a 1938 graduate of Boyertown High School. She attended Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Boyertown. For 25 years she was a sales clerk at Bause's Drug Store, Boyertown.
She is survived by a daughter, Georganne R., wife of James B. Shepherd of Nottingham; a son, James R., husband of Rebecca Bechtel of Fleetwood; three sisters, Ruth, wife of Harold Endy of Douglassville, Jane, wife of George Burfete of Boyertown and Helen, widow of Malcolm Balmer of Boyertown; three grandchildren, James R. Bechtel, II of Fleetwood, Samuel E. Ray of Pittsburgh and Leah Cooper of Fleetwood and one great-grandson Damian M. Ray of Fleetwood. She was predeceased by a brother, Richard Reese.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Fairview Cemetery, 317 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. Reverend Dennis Christie will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
Arrangements are being handled by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 North Reading Avenue, Boyertown, PA.
Online condolences may be made at www.lwottfuneralhome.com.