WYOMISSING, PA. — SCHRIFT – Isabel M., 97, Wyomissing, Pa., went home to be with the Lord Sunday evening, Dec. 29, 2013, peacefully at Green Hills Manor, Reading, Pa., with family by her side. Preceded in death by her husband, Germane F. Schrift; and baby boy, Schrift. Born Nov. 5, 1916, in Summerhill, daughter of the late Walter and Jessie (Myers) McGough. She loved being with family and friends and enjoyed doing crocheting, quilting and painting, and over the years has gifted her family and friends with many of the beautiful items that she created. She was employed for a number of years as a cook, including several years at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, M. Yvonne Braswell (Keith), Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; sons, Darryl G. Schrift (Carol), Mohrsville, Pa.; Walter A. Schrift (Marie), Cedar Grove, N.C.; and Claude F. Schrift (Jeanne), Pittsburgh; 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. A celebration of Isabel’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Kissinger’s Lutheran Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, Pa. 19610, with Pastor Dave Reinwald and Pastor Rich Green, officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1530 Frankstown Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15902. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, Four Park Place, Wyomissing, Pa. 19610. Stanton Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. Honey Brook, Pa., has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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