Ethel M. Persiponko

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Ethel M. "Effie" Persiponko, 96, of Williamstown, died Saturday, Sept. 15 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Williamstown, Nov. 20, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Elsie Fromme Finley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph.

Surviving are a son, Joseph Persiponko, Macungie; two daughters, Joyce Kreiser, Lykens, and Jean Wenrich, Williamstown; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held September 20 at John R. Shultz Funeral Home, 406 Market St., Lykens, with Pastor Steven Atanasoff officiating. Interment was in United Methodist Cemetery, Williamstown.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Williamstown United Methodist Church, East and Spruce streets, Williamstown, PA 17098.

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