Virginia Seigfried

Virginia Seigfried

May 17, 1924 February 6, 2020

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Obituary for Virginia M. "Ginny" Seigfried (Matz)

Virginia M. "Ginny" (Matz) Seigfried, 95, of Wyomissing, formerly of West Lawn, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 6, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Russell W. Seigfried.

Born in Reading on May 17, 1924, Ginny was a daughter of the late Ralph S. and Clara M. (Stutzman) Matz. She was a 1941 graduate of Reading High School. Ginny was a faithful member at Trinity Lutheran Church in Robesonia.

Ginny started her career at the Berkshire Knitting Mills as a seamstress. Later she became a Utility Operator with Western Electric and stayed with them when they became AT & T and then Lucent Technology before retiring after over 23 years. She was a part of the Pioneers and West Lawn Seniors. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and volunteering for the After School Program at her church. Ginny also liked to knit and crochet. She would give family and the church some of the Afghans Blankets that she made.

Surviving Ginny are her two sisters, Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Matz) Sell of West Reading, wife of the late Fred Sell and Marilyn L. (Matz) Werner and her husband, Frank of Catawissa. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Ginny is predeceased by her sister, Mary M. (Matz) Shoffner and her husband, Harold.

Services will be Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11am at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., 739 Penn Ave., West Reading, PA 19611. A viewing will be in the funeral home on Tuesday from 10am to 11am. Ginny will be laid to rest beside her husband, Russell at Pleasantview Cemetery, Sinking Spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Ginny to Trinity Lutheran Church, 108 S. Robeson St., Robesonia, PA 19551.

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  • Visitation

    February 11, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    February 11, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    February 11, 2020 | 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    February 11, 2020
    Reverend Jennifer Dee
  • Interment

    February 11, 2020 |
    Pleasant View
    Address Not Available
    February 11, 2020

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