The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 11, 2013

Arlene F. Masser, 82, Milton

The Daily Item

— MILTON — Arlene F. Masser, 82, of Milton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born May 21, 1931, in Milton, a daughter of the late William O. and Mabel (McLaughlin) Keefer. On June 16, 1956, she married James D. Masser and they have celebrated 57 years of marriage.

She was a 1949 graduate of Ridley Township High School and then went on to obtain her teaching degree at West Chester University.

Arlene taught elementary school for the Interboro and Ridley school districts. She also taught Sunday school at Providence Avenue United Methodist Church in Chester. After living in Delaware County for many years, in 2006 she returned back to her Milton homestead.

She was a member of the St. Peters United Methodist Church, Milton.

Arlene was known for the letters and cards she would send to others. She collected candlewick glassware and loved flowers and entertaining others.  

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-laws, Janet Masser and Bob Fitch, of Dingmans Ferry and Joanne and Brian Vasey, of Lewisburg; and two grandchildren, Brandy and Timothy Vasey.

 Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Christ’s Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Brian Vasey and Pastor Damien Brooks officiating.  

Burial will follow in the Church Hill Cemetery, West Milton.

The family suggests contributions in Arlene’s memory be made to St. Peters United Methodist Church, 239 Hepburn St., Milton, PA 17847.