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Mae Deischer Schultz

          Mae E. Schultz, 95, of Frederick Living, and formerly of Emmaus, passed away

peacefully November 22, 2013 surrounded by her family.  She was the widow of Dr. Claude A. Schultz Jr.  Born in Emmaus, she was a daughter of the late Jonathan R. and Blanche (Knauss) Deischer. 

          Mae was a 1938 graduate of the Kutztown State Teachers College and taught in the East Penn Union School District for many years.  She was a member of the Palm Schwenkfelder Church and the Ladies' Aid Society there.  She was a charter member and past president of the Emmaus Women's Club; and a member of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania and American Optometric Auxiliaries.  Mae was a life member of the Knauss Homestead Preservation Society, as well as the Shelter House Society of Emmaus, the Emmaus Historical Society, and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center.

          Surviving are daughters: Barbara, wife of Gerard T. Colvin, of Hatfield; and Jean, wife of Gregory B. Ross, of Emmaus; grandchildren: Peter Colvin; Andrew Colvin, and his wife, Erica; Daniel Colvin and his wife, Justine; David Colvin; Christopher Ross, and his wife Kimberly; Emily Ross; great-grandchildren:  Andrew and Thomas Colvin and Ian Ross; and nieces & nephews.  She was pre-deceased by siblings:  Dr. Claude K. Deischer, Howard K. Deischer, Irene E. Deischer, Clara M. Kreider, and Albert K. Deischer.

          Services:  A memorial service will be at 11 AM on Saturday, November 30th at the Palm Schwenkfelder Church, 833 Gravel Pike, Palm, PA 18070.  A calling hour will be from 10-11 AM at church.  Interment will be private.  The Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg, has been entrusted with arrangements.

          Contributions:  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Palm Schwenkfelder Church, the Emmaus Historical Society, 563 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, PA 18049; or the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg, PA  18073. 

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