Louise Hersh, age 78 of Mechanicsburg, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012 at her home. Born April 8, 1934 in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Ludwig and Tillie (Miller) Schick.
Louise was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg where she was active with the Markettes and was a member of the Susquehanna Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society.
Surviving are her husband William A. Hersh; a daughter Diane Hersh Wiest and husband Bruce of Halifax, a son Stephen Paul Hersh and wife Misty of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren Neil Wiest, Bruce Wiest and Spencer Hersh; five great grandchildren Gabrielle, Isabelle, Jaxson, Kahleigh and Aryah Wiest.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 117 W. Keller Street, Mechanicsburg with her pastor the Rev. Randall J. Marburger officiating. There will be a viewing from 11:00 until time of services at the church on Thursday. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Associaton, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043 www.heart.org or American Diabetes Foundation, 3544 N Progress Ave # 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 657-4310 www.diabetes.org