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Cleona E. Meisenbach

Cleona E. Meisenbach

Cleona Elizabeth (McBride) Meisenbach passed peacefully on September 13, 2017 at the age of 86.

Born 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.

Cleona's 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).

In 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 sub sales.

A 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.

Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., Columbia/Landisville www.cwkraftfh.com

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