Elizabeth Secor

Elizabeth Secor

August 21, 1923 January 27, 2020

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Obituary for Elizabeth Secor (McElhenny)

Elizabeth “Libby” (McElhenny) Secor, 96, formerly of West Reading, passed away in the care of Berks Heim. She was the loving widow of Charles E. Secor. Born in Scranton, she was a child of the late David and Jane (Phillips) McElhenny.

Elizabeth worked until her retirement as a ward clerk at Reading Hospital.

She was a devoted member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Reading and was active in the alter guild.

She was a feisty, determined woman who valued her privacy and independence. She loved to travel and was always on her way somewhere.

She is survived by her children: Charles P., husband of Elizabeth Secor, of York, and David M., husband of Mary M. Secor, of Reinholds; three grandchildren; brother Paul and wife Katherine McElhenny, of Scranton; and sister Clare Bird of Waxahchi, TX.

Elizabeth is predeceased by her brothers David, Earl, and William, and sisters Jane Behlke, Barbara Wozney, and Lois May.

Funeral services for Elizabeth will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 12:30 PM at the Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., 739 Penn Avenue, West Reading. Friends and family are invited to gather at the funeral home from 11:30 AM until the start of services. Burial will follow at Laureldale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Elizabeth’s family asks that contributions be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 100 W Windsor St, Reading, PA 19601.

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  • Visitation

    January 31, 2020 | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
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    January 31, 2020
    11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Funeral Serive

    January 31, 2020 | 12:30pm
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
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    January 31, 2020
  • Interment

    Laureldale Cemetery
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