Edna Florene Schweitzer

Edna Florene Schweitzer, 96, formerly of Nordmont, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born Dec. 22, 1916, in Nordmont, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Mary Knouse Peterman.

Florene was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Nordmont, and a Life Member of the American Legion Post 601 Ladies Auxiliary. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. Florene also enjoyed gardening, listening to country music, reading, traveling with her family, playing cards and bingo.

Surviving are three sons, Gary (Susan) Schweitzer of Hughesville, Charles (Kathleen) Schweitzer of Forksville and Chester (Dona Banghart) Schweitzer of Muncy Valley; three daughters, Kay Schweitzer, Edna M. Schweitzer, and Rosalie Schweitzer, all of Muncy Valley; one brother, Dean Peterman of Dushore; four grandchildren, Lisa (Tony) Fiester of Forksville, Glen (Kathleen) Schweitzer of Lake Ariel, Timothy (Tina) Schweitzer of Picture Rocks and Preston Schweitzer of Idaho; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

In addition to her parents, Florene was preceded in death by her husband of 18 years, Charles W. Schweitzer; seven brothers and two sisters.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Nordmont, with David K. Fishel, Susquehanna Health System Chaplain, officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.