M. Bernice Wagner


M. Bernice Wagner, 81, formerly of Paxtonville Road, Middleburg, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village in Mifflin.

She was born Dec. 24, 1937, in Paxtonville, a daughter of the late Ernest L. and Margaret C. (Searer) Spigelmeyer. On April 17, 1960, she married Donald E. "Pete" Wagner who preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 2008.

Bernice was a 1956 graduate of Middleburg High School. Earlier in her life she had worked at the Selinsgrove Center and later did domestic work for area families.

She was lifetime member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Middleburg and its Ladies Aid.

She enjoyed doing embroidery and had a huge collection of embroidered blankets. She gave away more than 20 embroidered quilts to children and family members.

A great joy for Bernice was playing Bingo.

Surviving are one daughter, Susan B. Wagner, of Selinsgrove; three brothers and their spouses, Charles E. and Grace Spigelmeyer, of Selinsgrove, Allen A. and Carol Spigelmeyer, of Northumberland, and Dale C. Spigelmeyer, of Milton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by the funeral at 2 p.m. with Pastor George Price officiating.

Burial will be in the Paxtonville Cemetery.
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Published on August 31, 2019
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