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Mildred H. (Muschlitz) Silfies

d. August 15, 2023

Upper Nazareth Township, PA

Mildred H. Silfies, 96, formerly of AllenTownship and Bath, passed away at Gracedale on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.  She was the loving wife of the late Russell E. Silfies, to whom she was married 54 years prior to his passing 2005.  Born in Bushkill Township, Mildred was a daughter of the late Elmer L. and Edith C. (Miller) Muschlitz.  A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed her life as a homemaker and the simple pleasures of baking, sewing and providing for her family.  Mildred was a member of Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church of Moorestown where she was a volunteer and member of the Altar Guild.  She was also a Past Noble Grand and member of Lady Hall Rebekah Lodge #202, Bushkill Center.  Mildred enjoyed flowers and was an avid collector of anything cardinals.

Survivors: She is survived by her loving children, Diane Cesanek and husband, Bernard, of Allen Township, Patricia Liberto of Easton, and Timothy Silfies and wife, Heather, of Pen Argyl; four grandchildren, Jeanette Cesanek and fiancé, Chuck Narciso, of Rhode Island, Dr. Paul Cesanek and wife, Kelly, of Salisbury Township, Natasha Silfies of Bethehem, and Hunter Crouse of Pen Argyl; four great-grandchildren, Zackary, Mitchell, Mason, and Miles; and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, Russell, she was predeceased by four sisters,Phyllis Chambers, Mae Newman, Evelyn Houck, and Virginia Bonney.

Services: A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 11:00 A.M.with a Rebekah Funeral Ceremony at 10:30 A.M. in the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014.  Friends and relatives are invited to call on Saturday morning from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home.  Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Moorestown.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to Holy CrossEvangelical Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Nazareth, PA 18064.

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Saturday, August 19, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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George G. Bensing Funeral Home, LLC

2165 Community Drive
Bath, PA 18014

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Rebekah Service

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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George G. Bensing Funeral Home, LLC

2165 Community Drive
Bath, PA 18014

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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George G. Bensing Funeral Home, LLC

2165 Community Drive
Bath, PA 18014

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