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Pauline Laura "Polly" (Reichenbach) Dressler, 99, of Richfield, formerly of Leymone, Liverpool, and Freeburg, entered into rest on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the Richfield Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center, Richfield.

Pauline was born Sept. 6, 1916, in Richfield, a daughter of the late Edgar Percival and Ida Mae (Graybill) Reichenbach. She was married to Walter Leroy Dressler who preceded her on June 30, 1996.

She attended Stahl's school, Richfield.

Pauline retired in 1976 after 12 years of service from W.T. Grant Department Store, Camp Hill. She also, along with her husband, assisted at the George P. Garman Funeral Home in Liverpool.

She was a member of St. Peter's Reformed Church, Freeburg and the Women's Guild of the church. She also had memberships with the Freeburg Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Gideons International of Snyder County Auxiliary, Selinsgrove.

She was known to be an accomplished quilter, and made many quilts for family and friends.

Pauline is survived by three sisters, Beulah Shirk, of Richfield, Erma Reichenbach, of Sunbury, and June Jaffee, of California; three sisters-in-law, Anna Dreese and Pauline Gemberling, of Freeburg, and Nora Shaffer, of Sunbury; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bryan Reichenbach and Ammon Reichenbach; and three sisters, Sadie Fultz, Evelyn Snyder, and Verna Fertenbaugh.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Reformed Church, Church Street, Freeburg, followed by the funeral at 11 with Pastor Kathleen Kinney officiating.

Burial will be in Arbogast's Lutheran Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills.

Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Pauline to St. Peter's Reformed Church, c/o Mrs. Charlotte Ferry, Treasurer, 773 White Top Road, Middleburg, PA 17842, or to Gideons International of Snyder County, P.O. Box 382, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on June 4, 2016
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