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Daily Item Obituaries

January 4, 2014

Mary A. (Meckly) Hertz, 97, West Milton

— WEST MILTON — Mary A. (Meckly) Hertz, 97, of West Milton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Milton Nursing and Rehab Center.  

She was born March 14, 1916, in West Milton, a daughter of the late Merrill and Tryphina (Byerly) Meckly. In 1940, she married Robert G. “Bob” Hertz and they celebrated 56 years of marriage together until his death on Feb. 2, 1996.

She was a graduate of Milton Area High School and then went on to attend the Woman’s Business School, Philadelphia.  

After she completed school, Mary became the personal secretary for Hector Boiardi. Mary also worked as a bank officer for numerous banks around the area.  

Mary was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Milton, the Milton Garden Club, Wynding Brook Country Club and the Wynding Brook Woman’s Golf Club.  

She enjoyed playing bridge and golf, watching the Penn State football games and she also loved entertaining guests at their home with her husband Bob.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by one brother, Robert W. Meckly.

All services are being conducted privately. Burial will take place in Milton Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 47 Walnut St., Milton, PA 17847.

Arrangements are being handled by the Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton.  

Online condolences at BestLifeTributes.com.  

 

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