Arlene E. Matz, 90, formerly of Shillington, a resident of Mifflin Court since 2005, passed away Dec. 22, 2008, at 2:11 p.m. in Mifflin Center, where she had been a patient one month.She was the wife of William O. Matz, who passed away Oct. 15, 2003.

Born in Cumru Township on July 29, 1918, she was a daughter of the late George and Ella (Gehman) Eckenroth.

She was employed for 20 years as a legal secretary by Stevens and Lee in Reading.

Mrs. Matz is survived by a niece, Ann Burger, Huntingburgh, Ind.; and a great-niece, Lynne A. Phillips, Otwell, Ind.

She was predeceased by a sister, Joyce Sponseiler.

Services were at the convenience of the family in Bean Funeral Homes, 129 E. Lancaster Ave., Shillington.

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