Elsie M. Merkle
Elsie M. Merkle, 97 of Walnutport died Sunday October 24, 2010 in her home. She was the wife of the late Ellsworth P. "Ebbie"ì³Œ Merkle who died in 1997. Elsie was the daughter of the late Harry and Elsie (Acker) Phillips. She was a long time devoted member of Christ UCC, Walnutport where she was involved with the choir and also the women's guild.
Survivors: Sister; Thelma Mollot of Groton, MA. Brother; Ralph Smith of Gilbertsville. Nieces & Nephews. She was pre-deceased by brothers, Edward "Buster"ì³Œ Phillips, and Frederick Phillips.
Services: Will be held 11:30 AM Friday October 29 Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington. Calling hours 9:30-11:30 at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Indianland Cemetery.
Contributions: Can be made in Elsie's memory to Blue Mountain Adult Day Care Center c/o the funeral home.