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 Mary Eleanor “Mellie” <I>Depfer</I> Moreland

Mary Eleanor “Mellie” Depfer Moreland

York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Aug 2012 (aged 90)
California, USA
Burial York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100116706 · View Source
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Committal services for Mary Eleanor "Mellie" (Depfer) Moreland, a former York County resident, will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Greenmount Cemetery, Carlisle Ave., York.

Mellie died of a stroke on August 29, 2012 in Stanton, Calif.

Mellie was born June 4, 1922 in York, to Clarence W. and Eleanor Depfer.

She graduated from York High School and from Gettysburg College. She married the Rev. F. Elwood "Woody" Moreland, of Perry County, on August 18, 1945. Woody passed away in December of 2004.

Mellie is survived by three children, David (and Janice) Moreland, Middletown, Ohio, John (and Lyn) Moreland, Riverside, Calif., and Ann (and Lynn) Badertscher, Garden Grove, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandsons. Also surviving are a brother-in-law, Lester Moreland, Georgetown, Texas; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Sweitzer (formerly of Maytown, PA), Moorpark, Calif.

During Pastor Moreland's ministry, they served Lutheran parishes in Hampstead, Md.; Shrewsbury, Loganville, and St Paul's in Spring Grove; Our Savior's in Orange, Calif.; the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Laguna Hills, Calif.; and Our Redeemer in Garden Grove, Calif. Mellie taught Kindergarten & First grade in Orange Public Schools and was active in the life of each congregation.

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on November 4, 2012

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Eleanor “Mellie” Depfer Moreland (4 Jun 1922–29 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100116706, citing Greenmount Cemetery, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Gloria Ehrhart Miller (contributor 46524864) .