Nelda T. Dierwechter Ward, 86, of North Manheim Township, PA., died Thursday evening upon arrival at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA she was a daughter of the late William H. and Florence M. Hummel Dierwechter.
She was a maintenance worker for Boscovâ€™s Department Store, Pottsville.
Surviving are a son, Lendal D. Neil, Fair Grove, Mo.; a daughter, Delphine O. Dierwechter Bohn, West Brunswick Township; a brother, Vernon L. Dierwechter, North Manheim Township; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc., Hamburg, is in charge of arrangements.