Barbara A. (Albright) Mertz

Barbara A. (Albright) Mertz, 85, of Garden Spot Village, New Holland and formerly of Pottstown, wife of Ronald E. Mertz, passed away Thursday April 7, 2022 in New Holland, PA.

Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Albright and the late Verna E. (Rhoads) Albright.

Barbara was a graduate of Pottstown High School where she was the Valedictorian of the class of 1954. She married Ronald on January 21, 1956 and they celebrated 66 years of marriage together. She was employed by S.T.V. Engineering of Douglassville, as an administrative assistant. She was an active member of Parkerford Baptist Church for many years. She loved to attend the Pottstown High School Class of 1954 lunch bunch gatherings. She was a member of the Pottstown Elks Doe Club.

Barbara's family and friends meant a great deal to her. She was a stay-at-home mom for many years as she raised her two children. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She loved the Lord.

Surviving in addition to her husband is one daughter, Sharon L. wife of Gary A. Evans, Lusby, MD; one sister, Kathryn Keim, Topton; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Karl A. Mertz in 2012.

Funeral services and burial will be private at Pottstown Cemetery - West.

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


All services for Barbara A. (Albright) Mertz will be kept private at the request of the family.