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Ida M. Pelter, 97, of Shamokin, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the Watsontown Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born May 4, 1920, in Shamokin, a daughter of the late Albert and Gertrude (Bergstresser) Dingle.

Ida was a graduate of Shamokin Area High School.
She was employed at Shroyers Dress factory, Shamokin, as a pattern grader for nearly 40 years, where she worked closely with the designers on selecting correct fabrics.
Ida was devoted to her only child and served as a den mother with his Cub Pack. She was a strong woman and a wonderful role model for her granddaughter.

Surviving are one daughter-in-law, Judith Pelter, of Millmont; one granddaughter, Jennifer Pelter, of State College; niece, Noroene Ladd, of Shamokin; two great-grandchildren, Jamie and Kyra; and one sister, Jane Weaver, of Watsontown. .
She was preceded in death by one son, James A. Pelter; three sisters, Shirley Dingle, Grace Caseman, and Bessie Spencer; and one brother, Fred Dingle.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral and Cremation Services, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Mrs. Shirley Cornell officiating.
Interment will be in St. Peter's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Paxinos.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ida's memory may be sent to the Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America: Camp Karoondinha, 225 Thomas Dam Road, Millmont, PA 17845.

Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral and Cremation Services, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
To share in Ida's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on August 15, 2017
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