|Object Name||Recording, Audio|
|Scope & Content||Interview by Chrissy Gallo of Hilda H. Landis Blessinger (b. 09/06/1917), daughter of Walter & Esther Heacock Landis.|
Hilda L. (Landis) Blessinger, 94, widow of Frank Blessinger Jr. of Boyertown passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, where she was a patient since Oct. 30, 2011.
Born in Boyertown on Sept. 6, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Walter W. and Esther M. (Heimbach [sic, should be Heacock]) Landis.
She was a 1936 graduate of Boyertown High School. She was a secretary for Beckermen's and Boyertown Shoe Store and at the family owned business, Metal Craft, Boyertown.
She took art classes in Pottstown and was a member of the Boyertown Historical Society of Boyertown.
She is survived by two daughters, Frances, wife of Linwood Moyer, of Boyertown, and Kathryn, wife of Roy Sickel, of St. Regis Falls, N.Y.; six grandchildren: Randy, Robert, Michael, Andrea, Theresa and Karen; 15 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 12 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown. Reverend Robert R. Mitchell Jr., pastor Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oley will officiate.
Relatives and friends will be received Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Boyertown.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army, P. O. Box 245, 409 S. Reading Ave., Boyertown, PA 19512.
|Object ID #||2013.25.117|
|Source||Gift of S. Duane Kauffman|
|Collection||Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes|