Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Mary A. Ervin Mary A. Ervin

Mary A. Ervin

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

100 years old

Mary A. Ervin, 100, formerly of Walnutport and Northampton, died Jan. 7, 2020, at Gracedale Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Ralph H. Ervin for 57 years.

Born in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Oscar D. and Savannah (Schlegel) Shiffer.

She was a seamstress at various mills for several years. She later worked at the former Miller’s Department Store, Northampton, and at the Northampton Area Public Library.

She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Kunkel and her husband Herman of Walnutport; a son, Peter and his wife Lynn of Petersville; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Verna Wagner; and three brothers, Allen, Norman and Harry Shiffer.

Contributions may be made to the church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, 18035; or to the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by George G. Bensing Funeral Home Inc., Bath.