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Mary Kathryn Lesher

September 17, 1925 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 93)

LEWISBURG - Mary Kathryn Lesher, 93, died Friday, June 07, 2019 at Riverwoods Senior Living, Lewisburg.


She was born in Milton on September 17, 1925 and was the daughter of the late John E. and Bessie E. (Berkheimer) Lesher.


Mary worked for Buoy’s Stationary, Milton and then went on to own and operate Lesher Stationary, Milton for 15 years before retired in 1989.


She was a member of Follmer Lutheran Church, Milton and was a secretary of the Sunday School Committee.  She enjoyed reading, traveling and going to the beach, playing her guitar and singing with her sisters at church picnics when as well as playing jax when she was younger.  She was a very dedicated aunt and dearly loved her nieces and nephews.



Mary is survived by two nephews and their wives; James E. and Gladys Rife, Jr. of Elizabethtown and John D. and Irene Rife of Catawissa, one niece and her husband; Sandra K. and David Dersham of McEwensville along with numerous great and great great nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by one brother; Clarence S. Lesher, two sisters; Hattie M. Travlet and Helen P. Snyder and two nephews; Ronald E. Rife and Donald E. Rife and his wife Nancy Rife who survives.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Follmer Lutheran Church, 70 South Mill Street, Potts Grove, PA 17865.


A public viewing for Mary will be from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front Street, Milton followed by the funeral at 11:00 with the Reverend Thomas Glasoe officiating.  Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery.

Donations may be made to:

Follmer Lutheran Church
70 South Mill Street, Potts Grove PA 17865

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