- November 23, 1916 - March 30, 2015
- Forks Township, Pennsylvania
of Marion's Passing
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Marion F. Hofschild, 98, of Forks Township, PA, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015 in Gracedale. Born November 23, 1916, in Easton, PA, she was a daughter of the late Walter J. and Emma Beckman Johnson. Her husband, George B. Hofschild, Sr., died earlier. Marion enjoyed crocheting and raising violets. She was the oldest member of College Hill Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of William Parsons Chapter #185, Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving is a son, George B. Hofschild, Jr. and his wife Rose, of Bath, PA; four daughters, Doris M. Tarlowski, Shirley A. Wilson, and Verna J. Bolte, all of Forks Township, PA, and Linda Schavemaker, of Seneca Falls, NY; her companion of 26 years, Gerald Lahr, with whom she resided; 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Lester and William Johnson. Services will be held at 1:30pm Friday in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton Street, Wilson Borough. Call Friday 12:15-1:15pm in the funeral home with Eastern Star services to be conducted at 1:15pm. Burial will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer online condolences at www.strunkfh.com. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society , 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.