Jennie Nora (McGettigan) Manegold

Jennie Nora (McGettigan) Manegold, 95 of Amity Twp., Berks Co., PA passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Exeter Greens Care & Rehabilitation Center in Reading, PA.

Born, May 9, 1922 in Whiskey Ditch West Lawn, PA, she was the daughter of the late James Patrick McGettigan and Jennie (Lebo) McGettigan. She was the wife of Gerald Vincent Manegold.

Jennie enjoyed spending time with her family and was an avid animal lover and was known for her love of baking delicious pies for her family and friends that everyone will greatly miss.

She was employed by Reading Area Community College (RACC) as a receptionist and telephone operator and last worked Part-time for Heartstrings finally retiring at the age of 87.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s RC Church, Reading, PA.

Surviving are son; Joseph J. husband of Lynda Manegold of Amity Twp., PA, brother; Jack McGettigan of Tucson, AZ; 2 grandchildren; David husband of Naomi Manegold, Melissa wife of Jason Van Aalsburg, and 3 great grandchildren; Claire, Grace, and Dylan.

Jennie was predeceased by grandson; Matt Manegold, 2 sisters; Mary McGettigan, Peg Stimmel, and 4 brothers; Daniel, George, Jim, and Ed McGettigan.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Chapel at Gethsemane Cemetery, 3139 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale, PA. with a Mass to follow.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd., Birdsboro, PA 19508.

 

2 thoughts on “Jennie Nora (McGettigan) Manegold

  1. Jennie and my wife were good friends. My wife was the manager at Hartstrings. My wife passed in April this year and Jennie kept in touch with me. She was a beautiful person and she and Jerry became friends. She and my wife spent hours talking on thr phonr after they both retired. And, she baked the best cherry pies around, so good.
    May God bless your soul. Now you and my wife Linda can get together in Heaven and talk for all eternity.

  2. Aunt Jennie was my idol and mentor. What a loving and kind lady she was.. Always a warm smile and a positive attitude. My goal has been to become as good a cook/baker as she. Everyone looked forward to her pies. Yum! When she set the bar for working until into her 80’s, I gave up the competition. I know a grand reunion and party took place as she was greeted by Gerry and all her brothers and sisters that preceded her. Celebrate a life well lived !

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