Maryann V. Pechart, 87, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at StoneRidge Towne Centre, Myerstown. She was the wife of the late William E. Pechart, who died in 2018.
Born in Seisholtzville on July 26, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Merkel Kehm. Maryann worked for many years as a sewing machine operator in the Knitting Mills in Berks County. She enjoyed playing cards and games and playing the organ. She was a member of the Fredericksburg American Legion. She loved pets. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Ginney S. Lechner, of Reading, Glenn D., husband of Lori Geiger, of New Smithville, and Timothy D. Geiger, husband of Wanda Geiger, of Schnecksville; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Kehm, of Emmaus, and Alton husband, of Shirley Kehm, of Kutztown; and sister, Carolyn Stettler, of Largo, FL. She was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest and Roy Kehm.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 72 & Camp Meeting Rd., Jonestown. The viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A procession will form at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home to proceed to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Lebanon Humane Society, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.