Marjorie H. Derr,
72, of 15 Oak Street Danville, PA died Thursday morning, November 4, 2004 at
Geisinger Medical Center. She was born July 21, 1932 in Danville, PA the
daughter of the late Thomas E. and Kathryn E. Ritter Wray.
She graduated from
Danville High School in 1950. She was employed by the First National Bank
of Danville, PA from 1950-1952 and by TRW in Danville, PA. She was employed
by the Danville Area School District as secretary to the Business Manager
for 25 years.
She was a member
of Trinity Lutheran Church Danville, PA. Mrs. Derr had been a volunteer at
the Ronald McDonald House in Danville, PA and with the American Red Cross
ministering to shut-ins. She enjoyed reading, cooking, baking and doing
word search puzzles.
She was married
April 25, 1953 for 34 years to the late William C. Derr, Jr. who preceded
her in death December 15, 1987. She was a loving and wonderful mother and
mother-in-law to daughter Lisa M. Tokar and her husband Jack J. of Danville,
PA and her son Mark E. Derr and his wife Lynne of Mount Wolf, PA. She is
also survived by four grandchildren; Kiersten Tokar of Danville, PA and
Megan, Erin and Gregory Derr of Mount Wolf, PA. One sister, Charlotte
Fowler, of McConnellsburg, PA also survives her.
will be held Monday, November 8, 2004 from the Trinity Lutheran Church East
Market and Church Street Danville, PA with the Reverend Michael A. Greenauer
officiating. Burial will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville, PA.
Friends will be received Sunday from 6-8 PM at the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville, PA and also from 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM at the
church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Camp
Echo c/o Dawn Bressler 727 Oak Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815, the Maus Fund
c/o Althea Wertman 3 Meadow Avenue Danville, PA 17821, the Danville Food
United Church of Christ 500 Bloom Street Danville, PA 17821 or the Building
Fund of Trinity Lutheran Church 209 Church Street Danville, PA 17821.