Arlene J. (Reigel) May, 84, Rothsville H.S. grad, worked at family construction business, had strong faith

By on October 31, 2018

Arlene J. (Reigel) May, 84, of Lititz, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at Pleasant View Retirement Community.

Born in Heidelberg Township, she was the daughter of the late Estella (Reigel) and Roy Hilton. Arlene was the loving and devoted wife of the late Kreider May, who passed in July 2006.

Following her graduation from Rothville High School, Arlene spent most of her life as a secretary in the family’s construction business and as a homemaker.

Of the Christian faith, Arlene loved her family deeply. In her retirement, Arlene enjoyed traveling and shopping. She was a Sunday school teacher at the former St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brickerville.

Arlene is survived by her two children: Cynthia (Glenn) Singer and Douglas (Karen) May, all of Lititz; four grandchildren: Ashley Garrett, Tara Myers, Mandy May and Alicia Singer; and three great-grandchildren: Jase Myers, Hunter Myers and Addison Garrett; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother: Rodney Hilton.

Interment will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Cemetery, 319 Wabash Road, Ephrata.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Arlene’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central PA, 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements by Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory. Visit SnyderFuneralHome.com to leave a condolence.

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