Margaret Overholser, ran Reddig’s Store for 27 years
Margaret F. Overholser, 90, formerly of Reamstown, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 in Denver Nursing Home.
Born in Reamstown, she was a daughter of the late Fred M. and Alice (Binkley) Reddig. Her husband, Newton E. "Newty" Overholser, died Oct. 21, 1992.
A graduate of East Cocalico Vocational School, she was a member of Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and choir member. Margaret operated Reddig’s Store, founded by her father in 1927, from her home from 1944 to 1971 and last worked in the Reamstown Elementary School cafeteria.
Surviving are a son: Frederick J., husband of Edythe (Rudisill) Overholser, of Ephrata; a daughter: Jane E., wife of Gregory E. Harting, of Denver; grandchildren: Beth Ann, wife of Paul Bauman; Margaret Ann, wife of Joshua Harvey; Amy Elizabeth Harting; and Matthew Eugene Harting; and great-granddaughter: Caroline Harvey.
She was predeceased by sisters: Helen Smith and Doris Shober; and brothers: Ralph and Jay Reddig.
Funeral services were held on Sept. 12 at Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, with her pastor, the Rev. Stephen E. Hollinger, officiating. Burial took place in Memory Gardens, Ephrata.
Contributions may be sent to Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church, Box D, Reamstown, PA 17567.
For more information, visit goodfuneral.com.
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