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Mary Ellen BehmAugust 10, 1940 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 77)
Mary Ellen (Schaeffer) Behm, 77, of Alsace Township, died November 23, 2017 at Elmcroft Senior Living Center, Exeter Township.
Born August 10, 1940 in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Chester W. Schaeffer and Edna (Oxenford) Schaeffer Schlegel.
Mary Ellen was a 1958 graduate of Exeter High School.
She was a member of Zion Spies Lutheran Church, Alsace Township, where she was also a member and past President of Golden Seniors.
Surviving are her three children: Larry E., husband of Sandra K. Behm of Alsace Township; Linda P., wife of Marc A. Kearney of Mohrsville and Lisa E., wife of Chris C. Marderness of Wernersville. Also surviving, is her former husband, Alvin E. Behm of Alsace Township.
Other survivors include her five grandchildren: Nathan M. Behm, Katie R. Kearney, Kelly L. (Kearney) Troutman, Kyle M. Dietrich and Devin D. Marderness.
Services will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Zion-Spies Lutheran Church, 310 Spies Church Road, Reading (Alsace Township), PA 19606. A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the church. Burial will be at Spies-Zion Cemetery, Alsace Township.
In addition to flowers, contributions may be made to: Zion-Spies Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, at the above address.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com.