2013-12-12 / Obituaries

Ethel R. Lake Boyertown, Pa., 95

Ethel R. Lake, 95, of Boyertown, and formerly of Harrisonville, died Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, Pa.

She was born in Harrisonville, October 8, 1918, the daughter of the late Thurman and Anne (Pine) Strait. She was the widow of Donald A. Lake, whom she married on April 3, 1937.

She was a member of Siloam United Methodist Church as well as their ladies aide in Harrisonville and was a homemaker.

She is survived by a daughter, Grace A. Lake Fryer of Boyertown, Pa.; sons: John C. (husband of Shirley) Lake of McConnellsburg and David A. (husband of Holly) Lake of Gettysburg; a sister, Dorothy Seiders of Fayetteville; brothers: Paul Strait of Windber, Pa., and Dallas Strait of Greencastle; 13 grandchildren; 20 greatgrandchildren; and 11 greatgreat grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters; five brothers; three grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Services were held at Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, at 11 a.m., Monday, December 9, 2013. Pastor William Bair officiated. Interment was at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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