M. Tena Astheimer

M. Tena Astheimer, 96, of Lafayette Hill, PA; formerly of Pottstown, widow of J. Wesley Astheimer, passed away on Sunday at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia.

Born in Hollister, CA, she was a daughter of the late Enrique Tena and the late Catalina (Edalgo) Tena.

Tena worked as an executive secretary for Sanders & Thomas until her retirement.

She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Pottstown.

Tena was an avid bowler, and card player.

She is survived by three sons, Wesley Astheimer and his wife Mary Ellen, Glenside, PA, Kenneth Astheimer and his wife Reny, Manakin-Savot, VA, Randall Astheimer and his wife Karen, Baltimore, MD; a sister, Dolores Ponce, Sunnyvale, CA; eight grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Manuel and Henry Tena, and a sister, Rachel Sanfilippo.

A graveside service will be private at Highland Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Dementia Society of America go to www.dementiasociety.org to donate.

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

All services for M. Tena Astheimer will be kept private at the request of the family.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury