Elizabeth (McBride) Meisenbach passed peacefully on September 13, 2017 at the
age of 86.
November 30, 1930, Cleona was the daughter of the late Cleon and Martha McBride
and a lifelong resident of Columbia, PA.
She was a homemaker while her children were small and then worked at
Schick Inc., Lancaster, PA.
husband Paul, preceded her in death in 2015 and she is survived by her 8
children: Paul W. (Emilia); Denise Brubaker (Gary); Michelle Post (Tim);
Richard (Kim); Thomas (Sue); Jeanmarie Nobile (Ron); Christine Horn and James
(Theresa); as well as 19 grandchildren: Joshua, Jason, Amy, Gary, Heidi,
Lindsey, Jeremy, Joel, Rachel, Erich, Erin, Angie, Kristy, Tommy, Paul, Mike,
Liz Ann, James Paul and Joe; and 26 great grandchildren. Cleona is survived by her brother, James
McBride and preceded in death by her sisters, Gloria and Shirley and brothers,
Jack, Ralph (Sonny), Richard (Dicky) and Robert (Bob).
past years, Cleona was active in the Lancaster Liederkranz and a charter member
of the Alpenrose Schuhplattlers dance group.
She was an active and devoted member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church,
Columbia and gave her time freely as a member of the yearly Fasnacht team and
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409
Cherry Street, Columbia, PA on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM with the
Rev. Fr. Stephen Kelley, officiating.
Final accommodation and farewell will follow in Holy Trinity Catholic
Cemetery. There will be no public viewing, however, the family will receive friends
at the church on Monday from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.
by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., Columbia/Landisville