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Vivian Stutzman Ball

July 1, 1925 ~ April 27, 2018 (age 92)

Vivian Stutzman Ball, age 92, formerly of Williamsport, died Friday, April 27, 2018 at Chambersburg Hospital surrounded by her immediate family. She was born July 1, 1925, the youngest of Sherman Quincy Stutzman and Lydia (Steiger).  She was preceded in death by siblings: Sherman Quincy II, Estella, and Eugene.

 

Vivian was baptized at Christ Episcopal Church in Williamsport, PA.  She graduated from Williamsport High School, Class of 1943. She loved big band music and jitterbug dancing. She was an excellent swimmer, a water skier, and league bowler.

 

Vivian worked all her life, combining daytime secretarial work  (Pickelner’s, Tilo, Rolex, PENNDOT) with nighttime waitressing to provide for herself and her children. She was an avid knitter, and Bingo player.

 

Vivian was married to Ed Koch Ball of South Williamsport before divorcing in 1955. She is survived by her two children, Ed Koch Ball (and his wife, Jeanie Walker Ball) of Carlisle, PA, and Susan Ball Faeder of Lewisburg. She had five grandchildren: Gregory Ball, Gavin Ball, Gennifer Ball Richie, Zachary Ball, and Samuel Faeder, and six great-grandchildren.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Vivian’s honor at Green Ridge Village, at 210 Big Spring Road, Newville, PA. Please specify her name and “Entertainment Fund.” A graveside gathering to bury Vivian’s remains will take place on May 24th at 11:00 AM in the Montoursville Cemetery. RSVP to Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., on Vivian’s obituary page and leave your online condolences at www.hollingerfuneralhome.com.

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