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Obituary for Mary Jane Weldner (Hillegass)

Mary Jane Weldner, 89, of Pennsburg, passed away November 16, 2021. She was the widow of Donald R. Weldner, who passed in 1965. Born in Red Hill, she was a daughter of the late Forrest F. and Catherine Margaret (McLean) Hillegass. Mary Jane was a 1950 graduate of East Greenville High School. She then worked at the former American Olean Tile Co, Lansdale, where she met her husband. Throughout her life, she worked as a secretary, first for Marlborough Township, and then later for the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. She also served as a cafeteria supervisor for the Upper Perkiomen High School.
Mary Jane was a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ, where she was a two term Consistory member and also served on the Altar Guild and the Outdoor Ministries committee. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, #318, Red Hill for 63 years.
Surviving are children: Donald F. Weldner, of Pennsburg, and Debra, wife of Bruce Beck, of Spring Mount; and grandchildren: Brandon and Danielle Beck. She was pre-deceased by her sisters: Catherine Barndt, and Elizabeth ‘Betty” Kulp.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Wednesday, Nov. 24th at New Goshenhoppen UCC, 1070 Church Road, East Greenville. A viewing will be from 10-11 AM at the church. Interment will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Red Hill.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Shriner’s Hospital, Attn: Processing Center, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394 or to the church. To offer on-line condolences, please visit her “Book of Memories” at