Marie Lois Spitzer, 98, Sainte Marie, died at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit in Olney.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Sainte Marie, with Fr. Dean Probst, officiating. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.
Marie was born on May 9, 1922, in Sainte Marie, the daughter of Nicholas and Charlotte (Culbertson) Spitzer. She graduated from Newton Community High School with the Class of 1940. She then obtained her Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Marie was a nurse for the Veteran’s Administration for 35 years and a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Sainte Marie.
Marie is survived by: nephews, David (Jilla) Spitzer of York, Pa. and Mark (Rhonda) Spitzer of Dieterich; great nieces, Stefanie (Matt) Eckhart of York, Pa.; Alisha (Charles) Strasser of Las Vegas; Danielle (Joshua) Lister of Ingraham; Cheyenne Spitzer of St. Charles, Mo.; great nephews, Matthew Spitzer of Baltimore, Md. and Bryan Spitzer of Dieterich; six great-great nieces and eight great-great nephews.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, brother Donald Spitzer and great niece Erica Spitzer.