Anita A. Scheetz73, Manheim homemaker, artist

By on September 14, 2011

Anita Ann Scheetz

Anita Ann Scheetz, 73, of Manheim, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at Lancaster General Hospital following a brief illness.

Born in Kinderhook, she was the daughter of the late Richard W. and Kathalyne Billett Reese.

She was the wife of John J. Scheetz Sr. and they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in February of this year. Anita was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was known for her paintings, flower gardening and she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to her husband are five children: John J. Jr., husband of Wendy Scheetz, of Manheim; Debra J. Scheetz, of Manheim; Mary E,. wife of Edward Andrews, of York; Jeffrey J. Scheetz, of East Petersburg; and Jon-Anne J., wife of Michael Fisher, of Manheim; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Kathalyne Robertson, of Lititz. She was preceded in death by a brother: Harry Reese.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, on Sept. 16 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Father Francis T. Menei officiating. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. There will be a public viewing at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Anita’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38101.

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