Elma Rydbom

April 15, 2018

Elma Rydbom, 89, of Hazleton, passed away Sunday at the St. Luke Pavilion, where she had been a guest for a short time.  Born in Hazleton, and lived in Lattimer Mines, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Jeanette (Drumheller) Rydbom and was member of Faith United Church of Christ, Hazleton.

She was a 1946 graduate of Hazle Twp. High School and purwas a secretary for Wilmot Engineering Company and Weatherly Casting and Machine Company.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her sisters Dorothy, Jean, and June Rydbom.

Surviving are her cousin and caretaker James Drumheller and his wife Joann, their children Matthew Drumheller, and Alicia Makuta and her husband Dr. Matthew, and their children Mason and Milena Makuta.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 17th, at 10 A.M. in the Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton with the Reverend Dr. M. Jane Hess officiating.  Burial will be in Conyngham Union Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service.

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