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Birth Name Blankenbiller, Anna
Gender female
Age at Death 89 years, 10 months, 12 days


Anna Pawling, 89, of Lititz, passed away on September 2, 2007 at Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Shillington, PA., she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Sallie R. (Noll) Blankenbiller. She was the wife of Charles L. Pawling and they celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in January 2007.

Mrs. Pawling worked in her earlier years at Berkshire Knitting Mills and Maier’s Bakery in Reading. She and her husband Charles owned and operated the Brickerville Snackette for several years in the 1960’s. She was active in foster care (starting in the mid- 1950’s) and cared for at least 17 foster children over the years. She lived in Ephrata for about 40 years before becoming a resident at Brethren Village, volunteered for Ephrata Social Services Meals on Wheels for 30 years and continued as a volunteer in several areas at Brethren Village. She was a member of New Joy Brethren in Christ Church, Ephrata.

Surviving in addition to her husband are her daughters : Jeanne, married to Elvin Ressler of Ephrata, Ann, married to John Hogg of Avis, PA., Charlene, married to Larry Leininger of Akron, Patricia married to Barry Martin of Lititz, Lori Pawling of Karthaus, PA.; and a son, Ron, married to Nancy (Good) Pawling of Lititz; fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and a brother Norman Blankenbiller of White Hall, PA.. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Loren Pawling; two sisters, Stella Blum and Irma Blankenbiller; and two brothers, Lawrence and Victor Blankenbiller.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday, September 7, 2007 at the Brethren Village Chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz. at 6:30 PM.. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Fund, c/o Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. 17543. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Chapel, Inc. in charge of the arrangements.



Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Blankenbiller, Monroe Lutz10 April 187827 June 1948
Mother Noll, Sallie R.12 November 187728 March 1950
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Stanley 11 March 1902 29 March 1904
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Lawrence 20 March 1903 19 December 1994
    Sister     Blankenbiller, Irma 10 December 1904 22 October 1994
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Victor 22 April 1906 16 September 1992
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Infant Son #1 3 April 1908 3 April 1908
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Infant Son #2 22 October 1909 22 October 1909
    Sister     Blankenbiller, Stella 12 August 1911 23 August 2003
    Brother     Blankenbiller, Norman 3 July 1913 3 April 2008
    Sister     Blankenbiller, Edith 17 May 1916 20 May 1916
         Blankenbiller, Anna 21 October 1917 2 September 2007

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