Gladys Y. (Yerger) Weikel

Service Scheduled for: Monday, Feb. 18 4:00 PM
Died: Feb. 11, 2019
Gladys Y. (Yerger) Weikel, 93, of Pottstown, widow of Earl L. Weikel, passed away on Monday February 11, 2019 at Manatawny Manor, East Coventry Twp.

Born in Pottstown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Nevin R. Yerger and the late Alverda (Weigner) Yerger.

Gladys was a tacker for the former Yocom's Knitting Mill for eleven and a half years, retiring in 1974.

She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the American Legion Post #47, former past Chapo of the Salon of the Eight and Forty (part of American Legion), and member of the traveling Dutchman camping group.

She is survived by a daughter, Waynette wife of Howard Shafer, Pottstown; two granddaughters, Shawnn wife of Brian Blymiller and Aliscia Shafer. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Yerger, and a sister Norma Christman.

A funeral service will be held 4:00 P.M. on Monday February 18, 2019 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Officiating will be Reverend Susan Folks. Burial will be private in Mt. Zion Cemetery. There will be a viewing Monday from 3:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Association, 399 Market St. #102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or American Cancer Society, 498 E. Bellevue Ave, Reading, PA 19605.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

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