Edna H. Laubenstine, 94, formerly of Pottsville, currently of Pine Brook Assisted Living Center, Orwigsburg died Saturday, March 12 at St. Luke’s Geisinger.
Born in Pottsville, March 24 1927, she was the daughter of the late George P. Heinly, Sr. and Mary Kendrick Heinly.
She was a Pottsville High School graduate Class of 1944 and the Ford School of Business. She attended the American School of Banking and Penn State Bunker Hill Center.
She worked at the Pennsylvania National Bank & Trust Company, Schuylkill County Credit Exchange, Pomeroy’s Credit Department and later at the Schuylkill County Court House in the Human Services Department as a secretary and fiscal technician retiring in October, 1993.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville and Circle III’s former secretary and Circle V. She is also a member of the Schuylkill County Employees Retirement Association and Luther Ridge Auxiliary.
Preceded by death is her husband, Richard W. Laubenstine, Sr. who passed away on November 24, 2006 after celebrating 59 years of marriage, also brothers, James D. Heinly and George P. Heinly, Jr.
Surviving are two daughters, Renee wife of Brian Duncan, Pottsville and Susan wife of Ed Howell, Schuylkill Haven area; a son Richard W. “Skip” Laubenstine, Jr. husband of Bernadette, Mechanicsville; seven grandsons Steven, Douglas and Andrew Howell; Jeffrey and Mark Laubenstine; Brandon, and Bradley Duncan; ten great grandchildren and one great- great grandson.
Funeral Services will be held 11AM Friday, March 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville, Rev. Chris Rotharpt, Officiating. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 10AM until the time of the service. Interment will be held at Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven. Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 West Market Street Pottsville has been entrusted with arrangements.
The family would prefer dopnations be made in Edna’s name to Trinity Lutheran Chirch Third and West Arch Streets Pottsville PA 17901.
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