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Queenie J. Dreese

November 23, 2012
Lewistown Sentinel

MIFFLINTOWN -Queenie J. Dreese, 88, formerly of Tuscarora, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Brookline Manor, Mifflintown.

Born Jan. 18, 1924, in Port Royal, she was the daughter of the late Ross W. and Emma (Bowers) Ranck. Her husband, Harry J. Dreese, died April 3, 2011.

She is survived by two sons: Ronald W. Dreese, Sr. and wife, Glenda, of McAlisterville; and Daniel W. Dreese and wife, Connie, of Oakland Mills.

She is also survived by one daughter, Patricia F. Richardson and husband, Rodney, of East Waterford; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one stepgreat-granddaughter, and three stepgreat-great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Lucian Ranck, Warren Ranck, Sr., Anna Ranck, Thelma (Ranck) Renninger and Esther (Ranck) Long.

Queenie graduated from Port Royal High School in 1943 and was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Mexico United Methodist Church. Early in her life, she was an assistant leader for the Port Royal Cub Scouts.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown. She will be interred at Juniata Memorial Park, in Lewistown.

There will be a viewing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mexico United Methodist Church, PO Box 133, Mexico, PA 17056.

Donations can also be sent to Hospice: The Bridge, 305 Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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