Agatha Krause


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Agatha Krause, 93 of Covered Bridge Road, Pine Grove, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Tremont Health & Rehabilitation Center, Tremont.

Born in Tremont, May 26, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Grace Gable Maurer.

She was a member of Hetzel's United Church of Christ, Pine Grove, where she was a 50-year member of Ladies Aid and a member of the Best Years Club.

Agatha worked as a sewing machine operator for various factories in the area.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irwin Krause; a great-grandson, Joshua High; a brother, John Maurer; and four sisters, Mae Hesser, Helen Warner, Ruth Maurer and Marion Maurer.

Surviving are two sons, Larry Krause, Spring Glen, and Leslie Krause, Pine Grove; a daughter, Judith Faria, Brightwood, Va.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Mark Maurer, Florida.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 12, at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with Pastors Mary Lou Eckels and Bernie Jerigan officiating. Interment followed in Hetzel's Cemetery, Hetzel's Church Road, Pine Grove.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Hetzel's Church Elevator Fund, 261 Hetzel's Church Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in her memory.

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