Naomi H. Greiner, 97, Manheim, Chiques COB member, sold farm fresh eggs locally

By on August 27, 2014

Naomi H. Greiner, 97, of Manheim, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Oak Leaf Manor, Landisville.

Born in Rapho Township, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Rebecca Heistand Hernley. She was the wife of the late Lester G. Greiner who died in 1999.

Naomi was a farm wife who helped her husband on the family farm in Rapho Township. She and her husband were also house parents at Milton Hershey Industrial School. Naomi was a member of Chiques Church of the Brethren, Manheim where she served as deaconess. Her interests included gardening, word puzzles and she loved to spend time with her family. Naomi also enjoyed selling farm fresh eggs to local Manheim area customers.

Surviving are three sons: Rev. Dr. J. Gerald, husband of Dr. Vernne Wetzel Greiner of Mechanicsburg; Calvin Eugene, husband of Stephanie Guion Greiner, and L. Nevin, husband of Bonita Levy Greiner both of Manheim; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, a brother: Peter, husband of Mary Kathryn Sensenig Hernley of Manheim; and three sisters: Reba Hershey of Manheim, Orpha Graybill and Lois, wife of Gordon Derstler, both of Lititz.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Ruth Rohrer and Jane Sheetz.

Services were held Aug. 26 at Chiques Church of the Brethren, Manheim, with interment in the adjoining church cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Naomi’s memory to Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services, P.O. Box 707, Lebanon, PA 17042 or Teen Central, P.O. Box 524, Manheim, PA 17545 or Manheim Central Food Pantry, 140 North Penn Street, Manheim, PA 17545.

To send the family on-line condolences, visit Arrangements entrusted to Buch Funeral Home, Manheim.

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