Miriam E. Sensenig, 95, worked at Hinkletown Vocational School, mother of nine

By on February 8, 2017

Miriam E. Sensenig, 95, of Fairmount Homes, formerly of Wanner Road, Ephrata, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Fairmount Homes.

Born in Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Fannie (Hurst) Wanner. Her husband, Clarence S. Sensenig, died March 11, 2013.

Miriam worked as a lunch lady and playground supervisor at the former Vocational School in Hinkletown. She was a member of Martindale Mennonite Church, and enjoyed quilting and sewing.

Surviving are eight children: Judy, married to H. Lamar Sensenig, of Leola; Glenn, married to Susan (Weaver) Sensenig, of Ephrata; Miriam, widow of Homer Nolt, of New Holland; Dorothy, married to Roy Reiff, of Stevens; Joyce, married to Earl Eby, of Denver; Geraldine, married to David Shirk, of Martinsburg; Clarence Sensenig of Denver; and Barry, married to Debra (Futer) Sensenig, of Terre Hill; 31 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death is a daughter: Arlene Martin; and a granddaughter: Marsha Eby.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m., at Martindale Mennonite Church, 171 Hurst Road, Ephrata, with Eugene Weaver, Luke Weaver, and Javan Horst officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held at the church on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Fairmount Homes Sharing Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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