Naomi I. Redcay, 89, formerly of Ephrata, waitress, attended Berg. Lutheran, Elvis fan

By on April 6, 2016

Naomi I. Redcay, 89, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016, at Denver Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in West Lampeter Township to the late Harry S. and Lizzie (Zimmerman) Deim, and was the wife of the late Walter J. Redcay, who passed away in 1988.

Naomi was a member of the Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was a waitress and hostess for area restaurants. She was a member of the Eastern Star Cloister Chapter No. 406 O.E.S. Naomi was a Phillies fan, loved Elvis, enjoyed playing bingo, and going to the beach.

She is survived by a son: W. Bryan, husband of Brenda Redcay, of Ephrata; a daughter: Lisa M., wife of Jeffrey Stover, of Denver; five grandchildren: Brianna, Kayla, Blake, Brandon, and Brooke; a great-granddaughter: Savannah; and a sister, Elizabeth Strausse: of Lititz.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Shirley A. Sweigart; four siblings: Clarence, Harold, Anna, and George; and a great-granddaughter: Grace Hope.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver. An additional viewing will be held on Friday, April 8, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9 Hahnstown Road, Ephrata. An Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at the church by the Eastern Star Cloister Chapter No. 406 O.E.S., at 10:50 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Herbert A. Lohr officiating. Interment will take place in the Bergstrasse Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Naomi’s memory may be made to the Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9 Hahnstown Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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