M. Billmeyer, 94, of 17 Church Street Washingtonville, PA died Saturday
evening January 1, 2005 at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall
Danville, PA. The oldest resident of Washingtonville, PA, she was born
January 22, 1910 in Riverside, PA the daughter of the late Eugene and Ellen
was employed as a head cook for Seidel’s Turkey Restaurant in
Washingtonville, PA and then later for 17 years as a winder and twister for
Roselon Yarns, Inc. Danville, PA.
Billmeyer was a member of Washingtonville Lutheran Church. She was a member
of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Washingtonville Fire Company. Mrs.
Billmeyer enjoyed gardening, lawn work and being outdoors.
was married for 35 years to Thomas D. Billmeyer who preceded her in death
April 30, 1971. She is survived by one daughter; Constance E. “Connie”
Knapp and husband Charlie of Washingtonville, PA; a grandson, Leon A. Knapp
and wife Lorraine G. of Washingtonville, PA and granddaughter Kara K. Knapp
of Riverside, PA and her friend Steven Aurand of Danville, PA. She is also
survived by two step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great
grandchildren. Mrs. Billmeyer was preceded in death by eleven brothers and
will be held Wednesday January 5, 2005 at 1:00 PM from the Washingtonville
Lutheran Church Washingtonville, PA with her pastor the Reverend Melody Sell
officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends will be
received from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at the church. Memorial
contributions may be made to either Washingtonville Lutheran Church PO Box
181 Washingtonville, PA 17884 or Columbia-Montour Home Hospice 599 East 7th
Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville, PA 17821.