MIDDLETOWN - Marian B. Haller, 89, formerly of Lewistown, died at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Frey Village Nursing Home in Middletown.
Born on June 25, 1924, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Mayme (Musser) Barger.
In addition to her parents, Marian was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Haller, on June 15, 1968, and a daughter, Cathy H. Shore, in 1992.
She is survived by: her children, Linda H. Britt and husband, Paul E., of Fredericksburg, Va., and Elaine H. Foster Eskin and husband, David, of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Marian was a middle school English teacher for the Mifflin County School District for 30 years, retiring in 1986.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Lewistown, member of Kappa Delta Teachers Sorority, AAUW and past president, and a member and volunteer for the Mifflin County Library Association.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Richard Bender officiating.
A viewing will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in Lind Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marian's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 123 S. Sparks St., State College, PA 16801, the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043 or to the Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.