N Elizabeth “Tissie” Reecher 1924~2022


Mrs. N Elizabeth “Tissie” Reecher (Baer), 98, of Waynesboro, PA passed away Thursday morning, May 26, 2022, in her home.

Born February 9, 1924 in Washington Township, PA she was the daughter of the late Raymond J. and Goldie M. (Creek) Baer. She was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area.

Mrs. Reecher graduated from Washington Township High School with the Class of 1942.

She and her husband, the late Charles R. Reecher, were married on June 11, 1950 in the Waynesboro. Mr. Reecher died on March 9, 2013.

In her early life, Mrs. Reecher worked for 9 years at Landis Tool Company, in the engineering department. However, she was a homemaker most of her life.

She was a member of the Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ, Waynesboro, where she served on the Alter Committee. She was also a member of the National AARP.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan E. Gift and Kay M. Zeigler, both of Waynesboro; three grandchildren, Katherine M. Zeigler, Bryan E. Gift and Kevin E. Gift; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her immediate family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert L. Reecher; one sister, M. Louise Baer; and one brother, Curtis H. Baer.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro with Pastor Narda Druckenmiller and her grandson, Pastor Kevin Gift officiating.

Burial will follow in Antietam Cemetery, Waynesboro, PA.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Tuesday morning, in the funeral home.

In lieu of Flowers, contributions in memory of N Elizabeth “Tissie” Reecher may be made to: The Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ, 336 Barnett Ave, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.