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June 11, 2014

Beryl W. Kreitz

MEADVILLE — Beryl W. Kreitz, 86, formerly of 889 Kreitz Road, Cambridge Springs, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014, at Juniper Village, Meadville, after a prolonged illness. Born on Dec. 18, 1927, in Meadville, to the late Tracy and Maude Williams, Beryl was the youngest of 10 children. On July 29, 1950, she married Howard Kreitz and he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 2011.

A lifetime member of Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church, she was active with the UMC Morning Circle. She had served as a leader with the Cambridge Springs Girl Scout and Cub Scout programs. As a supportive wife to Howard and a dedicated mother to Douglas and Darcie, she assisted her husband in running the family dairy farm for many years. Her hobbies included cross stitching, reading, watching birds, cooking and baking.

Beside her husband, Howard, and her parents, Tracy and Maude Williams, Beryl was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by a son, Douglas Kreitz and his wife, Kelly, and their children, Christian and Annie, of Cummings, Ga.; and a daughter, Darcie A. Kreitz-Thayer and her daughter, Melina, of Cambridge Springs.

Friends may call at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held there at 7:30 p.m., with the Rev. Jeff Bobin, pastor of Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Mitchell Cemetery on Friday at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church, 326 S Main St., Cambridge Springs, Pa. 16403. To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.

 

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