Mae Z. Wingenroth, 89, devoted mom, Philly sports fan, enjoyed polka dancing, traveling

By on September 12, 2018

Mae Z. Wingenroth, 89, of Lititz, died peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at Moravian Manor.

Born in Elizabeth Township, she was the daughter of the late Israel and Annie Steeley Zartman. Mae was the loving wife of the late Leon E. Wingenroth, who died in 2000.

A devoted mother, Mae loved and cared deeply for her children. For many years Mae worked for several manufacturing companies in the Ephrata and Lititz area. In her early years she and her daughter, Joyce, were active members of the Dutchland Polkateers. Her interests included: reading, going out to eat, shopping, watching and rooting for her favorite teams, the Phillies, and Eagles. Mae loved to travel, and made several trips to Germany, Alaska, as well as every state in the U.S.A. She also loved Atlantic City, Las Vegas, and going to Hollywood Casino. Throughout the years Mae adored her dogs.

Surviving are two daughters: Joyce E. Wingenroth, a resident of Gardens of Stevens; Judy L., wife of David Morrison of Lititz, a grandson: Scott, husband of Chelsea Althouse of Lititz; three step-grandchildren: Tiffany, wife of Geno Eastman of Dayton, Ohio; Ray, husband of Randi Morrison of Lititz; Megan, wife of Joe Eastman of Lake Stevens, Wash.; and 12 step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are four sisters, and one brother.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Warwick Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Mae’s memory to: Moravian Manor Retirement Community Benevolent Care Fund, 300 W. Orange Street, Lititz, PA 17543.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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