The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

August 19, 2013

Ida P. Moyer, 91, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Ida Pearl Moyer, 91, of 435 Moyer Road for the past 57 years, entered into rest at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at her home.

She was born March 31, 1922, in Chillisquaque, the daughter of the late Norman and Sadie (Mathews) Swartzlander. On Oct. 9, 1941, she married Neil S. Moyer, who preceded her in death Dec. 4, 2010.

Ida was a 1938 graduate of Lewisburg High School.

She was an active member for 78 years of Dreisbach United Church of Christ, Lewisburg, where she was a member of the Miss Mae Sunday school class. She was a member of the Buffalo Valley Grange and the 4-H club, where she served as a leader for many years. She was a charter member of the Union County Extension/New Berlin Homemakers Association, where she was a mentor for young women and homemakers.

Ida was inducted into the Voter Hall of Fame in recognition of voting consecutively for 50 years.

Ida was a quintessential homemaker, and gardening was her passion.

Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Roberta and Rodrick Corey, of Lanesboro, Mass.; one son and daughter-in-law, Neil and Cindy Moyer, of Mifflinburg; six grandchildren and their spouses, Rod and Candace Corey, of Yarmouth, Maine, Ryan and Kristen Corey, of Hingham, Mass., Neil and Amy Moyer, of Mifflinburg, Kayse and Stephen Corrieri, of York, Derrick Moyer, of Mifflinburg, and Norman and Courtney Moyer, of Mifflinburg; and 14 great-grandchildren, Hannah, Anders, Gunnar, Mac, Maggie, Shane, Jared, Alyssa, Gianna, John, Trisha, Rebecca, Vanessa and Alexis.

She was preceded in death by one brother, James M. Swartzlander.

Family and friends are welcome from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 with the Rev. Michael C. Romig officiating.

Burial will be in Dreisbach Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.