|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 2013|
Jean L. Berkheiser, 90, of Salunga, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the Reverend William H. "Bill" Berkheiser to whom she was married for 72 years. Jean will be missed by her children William H., III (Nancy Balfour) Berkheiser of Lake Arian, Michigan, Mary Ellen, (Rev. Ronald) Stuart of Elizabethtown, Karin (Jorge) Matias, and Reverend Keith (Sharon Mattson) Berkheiser both of Mount Joy; and nine grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
Jean worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for Eastern Independent Church Mission of Mount Joy until her retirement in 1996. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church of Mount Joy, was an avid reader, and enjoyed sewing and gardening. Jean will be remembered as a loving and caring wife and mother.
Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Glen and Elsie Warren Woodworth. Also surviving are two siblings, Glen (Nobuko)
Woodworth Jr., of San Jose, California, and Edith (Richard) Miles of Indian Trail, North Carolina. Jean was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
Funeral Services and interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will be private and held at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to EICM International, P.O. Box 183, Mount Joy PA 17552. Arrangements by the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Joy. On line condolences may be directed to www.sheetzfuneralhome.com
(Lancaster Sunday News 7/7/2013)
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Plot: Section 34 Site 1524
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Jul 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113444877
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