Edith ‘Edie’ D. Royer, 93, worked at Woodstream, Mellinger’s Lutheran member, cat lover

By on July 20, 2016

Edith “Edie” D. Royer, 93, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Landis Homes Retirement Community.

She was the wife of the late Robert R. Royer, who passed away in 2013. Born in Schoeneck, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Minnie M. (Druckenbrod) Rabold.

She was a longtime member of Mellinger’s Lutheran Church. Edie retired from Woodstream after 20 years of service. She was proud of the time spent during World War II assisting the military in maintaining airplane engines in Middletown. Edie enjoyed camping, knitting, crocheting, puzzles, and cleaning her house. She loved traveling, especially to Germany. Edie adored her three cats: Tigger, Bailey, and Babe. Most of all Edie loved spending time with her family and friends at her cabin in Tioga County.

Edie is survived by her loving daughter: Connie Morgan of Lititz; one sister-in-law: Margaret Rabold of Reading; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Edie was preceded in death by her three siblings: Alvin Rabold, Paul Rabold, and Irene Hertzog.

A celebration of life was held July 19 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, with Pastor Tim Craven officiating. Inurnment will be in Mellinger’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stevens, at the convenience of the family.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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