Edna Susanna Kantner

June 24, 1920 ~ August 3, 2018 (age 98)

Edna Susanna (Rothenberger) Kantner, 98, passed away peacefully in her apartment in Rittenhouse Village on August 3, 2018. She was the widow of Anthony E. Kantner, who passed on December 23, 1964.

Born June 24, 1920, she was the daughter of the late George M. and Sally (Yoder) Rothenberger.

She retired in 1981 after many years with Rosedale Knitting Mills and David Crystal Knitting.

Edna took great joy in bingo and card games, including poker, penny ante, and pinochle. She enjoyed trips to the casino and to the shore. Edna enjoyed watching her Phillies. She absolutely loved all things sweet, especially donuts and buns.

She is survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

Edna is predeceased by her brothers and sisters: Daniel, Glen, William, Robert, Lillian, Grace, Verna, Elsie, and Annie.

Services will be held Monday at 10:00 AM in the Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. A viewing will be held Monday from 9:00 until 10:00 in the funeral home.

Burial will be in Alsace Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grace Alsace Church, 2151 Kutztown Rd, Reading PA 19605, or to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethelhem PA 18017.

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