The Life of Rose M. Greth

Rose M. (Bailey) Greth, 71, of Lyons, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 in The Lutheran Home at Topton, where she was a patient for two weeks. She was the widow of Ronald L. Greth, who died on July 23, 2005. Born in Greenwich Township, Rose was a daughter of the late William C. and Laila M. (Heinly) Bailey. She was a member of Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Krumsville, and was a 1966 graduate of Kutztown Area High School. Rose was employed as a sewing machine operator by the former H.K. Deisher Knitting Mills, Kutztown for 11 years, and also worked at Skyview Restaurant, Krumsville, and Fleetwood Snacks for 10 years. Most recently, Rose was a Homemaker, who enjoyed playing BINGO.

Rose is survived by her two children, Jason A. Greth, and Jessica L. Greth, both of Lyons,  sister, Debbie (Bailey) Becker, Walnutport; two brothers, Dennis W. Bailey and Randy A. Bailey, both of Kutztown, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Rose was predeceased by a sister, Evelyn Bailey; three brothers, Sterling C. Bailey, Raymond C. Bailey and Richard L. Bailey, and a nephew, Michael A. Bailey.

A funeral service to celebrate Rose’s life will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, with Vicar Jeremiah T. Heydt officiating. Burial will follow in Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again on Friday morning from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

The family requests contributions be made in Rose’s memory to The American Diabetes Association, Eastern PA Chapter, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, 19004 or online at Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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