Marion L. Reppert, 97, of Chadds Ford, passed away February 19, 2022, in her residence with her family by her side. She had previously resided in Shillington for over 50 years.
Born in Tamaqua, she was a daughter of the late Henry S. and Minnie M. (Schoener) Ensminger. She was the wife of the late Miles N. Reppert who passed away April 18, 2000. They celebrated 54 years of marriage prior to his passing.
Marion was a former member of Reading Hopewell Mennonite Church. A 1943 graduate of Myerstown High School, she received her Nursing Diploma from Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia in 1946. She was an R.N. working at the Reading Hospital, Community General Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital , and for the PA Dept. Of Health, retiring in 1973. Marion was very active in helping others as a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout leader, and in 1965, she was the camp nurse at the Girl Scout Round-up, which was a national event. Marion worked at the Girl Scout camp in the Poconos and at the Shikellamy Boy Scout camp. She had many hobbies – sewing, painting, doing obedience and agility training with her Shelties, church activities and managing a food pantry and various roles with Jesus Ministries, Shirleysburg, PA. Marion traveled to all fifty states and all but two of the Canadian provinces/territories. She had also traveled to Europe and Central America.
She is survived by her children – Dawn wife of Thomas Meek, Knoxville, TN, Mara wife of Gary Sharp, Chadds Ford, PA, David husband of Diane Reppert, Shillington, PA, Philip husband of Nancy Reppert, Mars, PA, eleven grandchildren and step grandchildren as well as nineteen great grandchildren and step great grandchildren. There are also various nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by her sisters – Bernice Heisey and Eleanor Ensminger.
Graveside services for family and friends will be held at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Twp. on Monday, February 28, 2022, at 2:00 PM. Chaplain Lee Everett, Jr., officiating. Please remember Marion by making a contribution to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508 or the American Red Cross, Delaware Valley Chapter, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 385, West Chester, PA 19382. The Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Shillington is assisting the Reppert family. www.kleefuneralhome.com
Date: Monday, February 28, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm
Graveside Service with Chaplain Lee Everett, Jr. to officiate