Grace Wiggins Rapp, 86, worked at Schick Corp., St. Paul Lutheran member, enjoyed decorating

By on January 24, 2018

Grace Wiggins Rapp, 86, of Lititz, died peacefully on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at Pennsburg Manor.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Vernon and Mary Wolfe Wiggins. Grace was the loving wife of the late William H. Rapp, who died in 2001.

Grace was employed by Schick Corporation, Lancaster; previously she worked for the Bell Telephone Company. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lititz. Grace’s interests included: flower gardening, home sewing, and decorating.

Surviving is a son: Robert W., husband of Susan Rapp of Lititz; a daughter: Deborah, wife of Thomas Marino of Pennsburg; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four sisters: Helen Layendecker of Lancaster; Anna Stauffer of Strasburg; Edna, wife of Clyde Petticoffer of Lititz; and Ethel, wife of John Sides of Manheim.

Preceding her in death are three brothers: Merle, Park, and Clyde Wiggins; and a sister: Ruth Kinderman.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Grace’s memorial service at the Buch Funeral Home, 216 S. Broad St., Lititz, on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Machpelah Cemetery, Lititz.

Those desiring may send contributions in Grace’s memory to The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001; or The American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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