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M. Minerva Fries M. Minerva Fries

M. Minerva Fries

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

M. Minerva Fries, 100, of Emmaus, died Dec. 28, 2018, in The Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late Joseph Schwartz and Alfred Fries. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Minnie (Nuss) Wagner.

She worked at the Emmaus Pajama Factory and as an assembler for Allen Organ Company for 20 years, retiring in 1984.

She was the oldest member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church and a member of the Emmaus Historical Society and life member of Citizens Fire Co. #2.

She is survived by a son, Ronald G. Schwartz and his wife Ruth, of Emmaus; grandchildren, Bonnie and her husband Michael Woltman and Randy Schwartz and his wife Kristine; great-grandchildren, Victoria and Matthew. She was predeceased by one brother and seven sisters.

Contributions may be made to Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Allentown, 18103.

Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.