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“so sorry for your lose Patti and the rest of the family. Here is to remembering the joy I am sure she brought to all of your lives. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: marilyn fidler - lebanon, PA


Verna I. Wise, 96, Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Dr. John R. Wise who passed away December 26, 1979. She was born in Rexmont on September 3, 1919, daughter of the late Michael and Isabella Carpenter Keath.
Verna was a member of Rexmont EC Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and had been a former member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary.
Verna is survived by children, Michael H., husband of Karen Wise of Lebanon; Linda L., wife of William Reigle of Lebanon; John R. II, husband of Linda Wise of Honey Brook; Susan I., wife of Gerard Keim of Cornwall; Sally A., wife of Douglas Harter of Lebanon; Edward C., husband of Patti Wise of Lebanon; Robert K., husband of Beth Wise of Lebanon; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and sister Martha, wife of Allen Ruhl of Elverson. Verna was preceded in death by grandson Michael H. Wise, II a Reading police officer killed in the line of duty and two sisters Earline Shollenberger and Bertha Havernack.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Verna's funeral services on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM from Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd., 890 Isabel Dr., Lebanon (next to Quentin Circle) with Rev. Douglas O'Brien officiating. Friends will be received Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be made in Grand View Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial remembrances in Verna's memory may be made to Rexmont EC Church, P.O. Box 2, Rexmont, PA 17085