Doris M. (Schanely) Saltzer

Service Scheduled for: Friday, Dec. 28 11:00 AM
Died: Dec. 24, 2018
Doris M. (Schanely) Saltzer, 81, of North Coventry Township, Pottstown, PA, loving wife of Paul L. Saltzer Jr., passed away Monday, December 24, 2018, at Reading Medical Center.

Born in Boyertown, PA, she is a daughter of the late Ray and Caroline (Brintzenhoff) Schanely.

She is a graduate of Boyertown High School, class of 1955, and the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Saltzer was employed as a charge nurse by both Pottstown Hospital and Manatawny Manor. She also worked at Nutritional Foods in Pottstown. She is a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Pottstown. She was a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Nativity Commandry #71. Doris played piano for Nativity choruses in various venues. She loved to sew and make clothing for her family. She hand crocheted four large area rugs for their living room. She enjoyed painting pictures by number which she framed and displayed.
Most of all, she always placed others before herself, always with a smile and without a complaint.

Surviving in addition to her husband of 61 years, is one son, Thomas L. Saltzer, his wife Jennifer, Lancaster; two daughters, Judith "Judy" Saltzer, Odenton, MD; and Joanne "Jody" Grier, wife of David, Enola, PA; and four grandchildren, Daniel and Nicole Saltzer, Ryan and Kelly Grier. She was preceded in death by one son, Richard B. Saltzer, and one sister, Martha Murphy.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Friday, December 28, 2018 from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Kay Bender - Braun. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Boyertown. There will be a viewing from 10:00 until 11:00 am on Friday at the funeral home.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.