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Rose Gartner-Marx

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired sewing machine operator

Rose Gartner-Marx, 96, of Northampton, died Feb. 10, 2013, at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late Rudolph S. Gartner and the late Carl Marx.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia (Kogelman) Gilly.

She was a sewing machine operator at the former D&D Shirt Company, Northampton, for many years before retiring.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church and of the German Altar and Rosary Society.

She is survived by a son, Rudolph A. and his wife Dorice of Alexandria, Va.; three daughters, Patricia of Northampton, Cynthia and her husband Donald Dougherty of Bath and Rosalie Christopher of Whitehall; a stepdaughter, Anna Miklos of Walnutport; two stepsons, Charles and his wife Louise Marx of Silver Spring, Md., and Rudolph and his wife Mary Marx of Northampton; a sister, Elsie Mason of Whitehall; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 15 stepgrandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a stepson, Edward Marx; and a stepdaughter, Mary Dreisbach.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.