Grace C. Neye

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Grace C. Neye, 85, of 507 W. Main St., Valley View, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street.

Born in Locustdale, Jan. 25, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Angeline Reese Overkott.

She was a seamstress for the former Guttman Garment factory, Valley View.

She was a member of Valley View Church of God.

Grace enjoyed stamp collecting, refinishing furniture, gardening, painting pictures and collecting baseball cards.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vere F. Neye, in 1999.

She is survived by a son, David S. Neye and his wife, Jean, Klingerstown; a daughter, Jan M. Bettinger, Sinking Spring; a grandson, William Neye, Palmyra; two granddaughters, Jennifer Neye, Hegins, and Angela Bettinger, Womelsdorf; great-grandson, Tristan Neye, Palmyra; two great-granddaughters, Jaysa Reimer, Womelsdorf, and Kadie Neye-Wilder, Hegins; sister, Helen Penneypacker, Paxinos; and brother, Kenneth Overkott, Virginia.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6, at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, with the Rev. Todd Wolfe officiating. Interment was in the Church of God Cemetery, Valley View.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hegins Area Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 678, Valley View, PA 17983. Condolences can be left for the family at

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