Elsie E. Moyer, 91, lifelong resident of Newtown, passed away Thursday, April 25th at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Elsie was born February 19, 1928, a daughter of the late William and Katie Klinger Renninger.
She was a 1945 graduate of Reilly Township High School and a 1946 graduate of Empire Beauty School.
For over six decades Elsie was the owner and operator of Elsie's Beauty Shop, Newtown. Elsie and her husband Cliff were the owner and operators of multiple french fry and ice cream stands throughout the Renningers Farmers Markets. Elsie continued the business for over 50 years at the Kutztown location.
She was a member of St. John's Church Ladies Aid Society and a member of Friedens Lutheran Church.
Elsie was a life member of the Newtown Volunteer Fire Company and a founding member of its ladies auxiliary.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clifford B. Moyer, siblings, Sara Wetzel, Earl Renninger, Leroy Renninger and "sisters" Hattie and Esther Renninger.
She is survived by her son, Bruce Moyer and his wife Judy, Newtown; daughter, Elaine Moyer Rife, Lititz; granddaughters, Michelle Delaney, Melissa Koch, Cori Moyer Rife and Erin Rife. Great grandchildren, Alison Koch, Matthew Delaney and Shawn Delaney. Nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City. Burial will be in the Schuylkill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Hunter William Renninger Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Schuylkill Area Community Foundation, 216 S. Centre St., Pottsville, PA 17901 or the Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, 51 SPCA Road,
Pottsville, PA 17901. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com