Published in The Express Times from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2014
Verna M. Diehl
Verna M. Diehl, 95, formerly of Palmer Township, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Wood River Village, Bensalem.
Born December 6, 1918 in Easton, PA, she was a daughter of the late Floyd and Annie Hartzell Diehl. Verna retired in 1983 from Binney & Smith where she was employed for 43 years. After retirement she volunteered at the Binney & Smith Credit Union and Crayola Factory.
Verna was a 1936 graduate of Easton High School. She was an avid reader, enjoyed going out to dinner, and had a love of games and going to the theater. She was a member of New Creation United Church of Christ.
She is survived by three nieces, Darlene Henthorn, Roseanne Diehl Frankenberg and Susan Burd Hanna; two nephews, David Diehl and Brian Burd; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and several great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. She was predeceased her longtime companion, Earl Strahle; three brothers, Lloyd O., Paul F. and Carl V. Diehl, a sister, Ruth A. Burd; three nephews, Royal and Robert Moser, and James Burd; and a niece, Edna Picone.
Services will be held at 11am Wednesday in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton St., Wilson Borough. Call Wednesday 10-11am in the funeral home.