Loretta Faye Rider Kreider, 83, of Elizabethtown, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018, at her home.
Born in Mt. Joy on May 27, 1935, she was the daughter of the late John and Susan Dyer Rider.
Loretta was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Palmyra Assembly of God where she played the organ for over 40 years. Loretta enjoyed shopping with her sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard Harold Kreider; two sons, Timothy Jay Kreider husband of Karen Tolbert Kreider, and Richard Todd Kreider, both of Elizabethtown; one granddaughter of whom she helped to raise, Michelle Lynn Newcomer wife of Jason of Lancaster; two great-grandchildren, Kai Newcomer and Hudson Newcomer both of Lancaster; one sister, Dorothy Zechman; two brothers, William Rider and John Rider, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Terry Lee Kreider; a grandson, Joshua Daniel Kreider; three sisters, Arlene Wisegarver, Marie Tome, and Jean Sassaman; and one brother, Raymond Nissley.
Services for Loretta will be held at the convenience of her family. Interment will be in Shenk’s Community Cemetery, Conewago Township.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc, 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the PA Adult & Teen Challenge, c/o Finance Department, PO Box 98, Rehrersburg, PA 19550, in memory of her grandson, Joshua Daniel Kreider.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.