Obituary for Mary "Maria" Zehnle (Goetzberger)
DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA - Mary Maria G. Zehnle (nee Goetzberger) of Doylestown, PA passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 in the Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA. She was 96 years old.
Born in Munich, Germany to the late Peter and Walburga Goetzberger, Mary immigrated to the United States in 1925. She was a resident of Philadelphia before moving to Doylestown, PA in the early 1990 s.
Mary graduated in 1936 from Hallahan High School in Philadelphia and went on to Temple University, where she received a Certificate of Intensive Secretarial Training. She was formerly employed for 34 years with the Budd Company of Philadelphia as a Secretary in the Personnel Office. Mary was a member of the German Society and German Club of Philadelphia; former member of St. Helena Parish of Philadelphia; attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and the church Senior Citizens Group of Doylestown; she also enjoyed travelling, going to the theater, cooking, baking, painting, drawing and sewing.
Mary is the beloved wife of the late Franz Frank Zehnle, devoted step-mother of Bruce and Ronald Zehnle, dear sister of the late Ernest Goetzberger, DDS and his late wife Mary, loving aunt of Andrea Reustle and husband Edward, and cherished cousin of Irene Bauer and the late Herta Spruance.
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Friday, November 16th at 12 Noon. The family will receive their friends from 11:00 am 12:00 Noon prior to the funeral mass at the church.
Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church or the Alzheimer s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 would be appreciated.
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