Mereda Buckwalter, 95, of 812 Carrie Court, Lancaster, passed on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Born in Warwick Twp., she was the daughter of the late William M. and Maggie Steinmentz Bender. She was the wife of the late Clarence A. Buckwalter who died in 2002.
A member of the Bird-in-Hand United Methodist Church, she enjoyed sewing and gardening. She had worked at various sewing factories years ago.
Mereda is survived by: a son, Richard Houck, Lancaster; and a sister, Arlene wife of the late Robert Schaal, Leola. Her siblings, Mildred Swanger, Pauline Stump, Dorothy Bender, Loretta Shaub, William, Richard and Mahlon Bender preceded her in death.
Graveside services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018 at Bird-in-Hand United Methodist Cemetery, 2620 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand. Memorial contributions welcomed to: the Bird-in-Hand U. Methodist Church, PO Box 408, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505.
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