Myrtle K. “Mitzi” Carl,
70, of Rushtown Road Danville PA passed away Sunday morning, December 12,
2010 at her residence. She was born March 4, 1940 in Hazleton PA the
daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy Dresher Mentch.
Mitzi was a 1958 graduate
of Roaring Creek Valley High School in Numidia PA which was actually the
first graduating class of Southern Columbia High School. She was employed
for 10 years by Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA as a desk clerk. She
attended Elysburg Presbyterian Church. Mitzi was proud to be included in
the Fisherdale gang since she was 10 years old. She was a member of the
Scarlet Madams Red Hats.
Mitzi had many enjoyments
in life which included gardening, reading and traveling with her husband
Ron. She was an avid shopper, especially yard sales. Mitzi was always
feeding the birds and had a great fondness for all animals, and a great love
for her dog, Figi. Of all of Mitzi’s enjoyments, she valued and treasured
her friends greatly and had an unending love for her family.
She is survived by her
husband of 49 years, Ronald A. Carl whom she married September 9, 1961 and
one son, Matthew A. Carl of Danville PA. Also surviving are two sisters;
Dorothy Shaffer and her husband Pete and Mary Alice Clark and her husband
Marvin; both of Virginia and two brothers; Bill Mentch and his wife Cheryl
of Maryland and Carl Mentch and his wife Louise of Danville PA. Numerous
nieces and nephews also survive her.
Funeral services and
burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial
contributions may be made to Geisinger Hospice 100 Academy Avenue MC-11
Danville PA 17822 or Ralpho Township Public Library PO Box 315 Elysburg PA
17824 or The American Cancer Society Montour Unit 1948 E 3rd
Street Williamsport PA 17701-3945. Arrangements are under the direction of
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com