Ethel C. “Dutch” Oxenrider
TOWER CITY • Ethel C. “Dutch” Oxenrider, 91, of Tower City, passed away Saturday, May 16 at ManorCare Nursing Home, Pottsville.
Born in Valley View, December 19, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Leona Kuhns Harner.
Ethel was a retired seamstress from the garment industry and belonged to the International Garment Workers Union.
Growing up, she attended and enjoyed going to the Valley View Church of God.
She enjoyed her trips to the casinos and attending church functions with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Keith Oxenrider; a daughter-in-law, Leslie Oxenrider; two sisters and five brothers.
Surviving are her four children, Dale Oxenrider, Donna Morgan (William) and Ned Oxenrider (Eileen) all of Tower City, and John Schucker of Lebanon; daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen Oxenrider of Tower City; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., with Pastor Robert Straub officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Valley View. Donations in Ethel’s name can be made to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 427 Dietrich Ave., Orwin PA 17980 or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1931 Wiconisco St., Tower City PA 17980 or Calvary Independent Church, 6300 Rt. 209, Lykens PA 17048.
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This is a paid obituary