Cleta S. Freed | 1936 - 2013 | Obituary

Cleta S. Freed
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Cleta S. Freed

Born: August 31, 1936
Died: August 03, 2013

Cleta S. (Moyer) Freed - 76, of Harleysville, PA entered into rest on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at her residence.

She was the loving wife of Howard D. Freed for 57 years. Cleta was born in Harleysville, PA to the late Willis B. & Sadie (Stover) Moyer.

She graduated from Souderton High School, class of 1954. Cleta was employed as a Cafeteria Cashier for Hatfield Quality Meats for 20 years, until retiring in 1996. She was a devoted wife and mother. Cleta loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She volunteered at the Care & Share Thrift Shoppes and Keystone Opportunity Center. Cleta was a member of Salford Mennonite Church where she served as a past president of the Womens Fellowship (WMSC), a former assistant librarian and most recently organized funeral luncheons. She enjoyed braiding rugs, reading, walking and flower gardening.

In addition to her husband, Cleta is survived by two sons, Ronald Freed & wife, Debbie of Souderton, PA, Daniel Freed & wife, Donna of Souderton, PA; a daughter, Kathy Martin & husband, Don of Lansdale, PA; nine grandchildren – Andrew, Amy, Brett, Adam, Lance, Scott, Clinton, Ryan, Krista; seven great-grandchildren – Cassidy, Sadie, Greg, Luke, Hannah, Eli, Jeff and a brother, Merrill Moyer & wife, Nancy of Souderton, PA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Moyer.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Salford Mennonite Church, 480 Groff's Mill Road, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 19438 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 11:00 am at Salford Mennonite Church where friends may view and meet with the family from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

Burial will take place at Salford Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Salford Mennonite Church, 480 Groff's Mill Road, Harleysville, PA 19438 or Caring Hospice Services, 400 Commerce Drive, Suite C, Fort Washington, PA 19034.

Arrangements by: Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit

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