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Marian M. Breisch Marian M. Breisch

Marian M. Breisch

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Marian M. Breisch, 75, of Lower Macungie Township, died peacefully in her home Dec. 21, 2017. She was the wife of Thomas R. Briesch and they would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary next month. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Dorothy (Siessmayer) Snyder.

She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1959.

She was a receptionist for Air Products & Chemicals and Miller-Keystone Blood Center and was the lead sales demonstrator of the seasonal crafts at Hess’s Department Store.

She was a long-time parishioner of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown, where she was a member of the Rosary Chicks.

She had a passion for volunteering and shared her time with the Lehigh Valley Hospital gift shop and the Angel Shop. She enjoyed homemaking, gardening, baking and crafts.

She is survived by her husband; sons, Steve and his wife, Marie, of Lititz and Dan and his wife, Tracy Heberling, of Lower Macungie Township; daughters, Barbara, Tracy and her husband Timothy Garrett, all of Lower Macungie Township; brothers, Bob Snyder and his wife, Sharon, of Fogelsville and Tom Snyder, of Allentown; sisters, Bernice and her husband Don Yarnall, of Lower Macungie Township; Dolly Taschner, of Mt. Airy, Md.; Joyce Wagner, of Brick, N.J.; Patti Snyder, of Cetronia; Diane and her husband Gerhard Hirsch, of Harrisonburg, Va.; grandchildren, Myles, Nick, Westin, Reagan, Seneca, Austen, Emily, Rebekah, Abigail and Sarah.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

Arrangements were made by the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.