Obituary of Pearl Seeger
Pearl F. Seeger 90, of Archer Lodge (Clayton) NC passed away on June 13, 2018 in Smithfield NC after a brief illness.
Born on May 29, 1928 in Smithfield PA she was the daughter of the late Britten and Wannah (Lulu) (Godfrey) Hillyerd of Columbia NJ.
Pearl was a graduate of Belvidere High School, Belvidere NJ.
During her lifetime she was wife to the late Charles F. Seeger Sr. and mother to 4 children, Sharon Lee and (Donald) of Archer Lodge NC, Charles F. Seeger Jr and (Kathy) of Washington NJ, Dorance B. Seeger and (Henrietta) or Musselshell, MT and Gary Seeger and (Vickie) of Columbia, NJ.
She also worked for several manufacturing companies as an insepctor including Bates Business Equipment, Emco among others.
After retiring in 1990 she was able to use her talents to create beautiful painted items such as saw blades, birdhouses, Santa Clauses, Angels and other items she would sell or give just give away to people who would admire her work. Most recently she was still painting and also burning pictures onto wood plaques which she enjoyed very much.
Pearl is also survived by her twin brother Dorance Hillyers, sisters Mayrese Rydell and Charlotte Possinger as well as 7 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandsons.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, baby daughter, baby son, parents, sister Edna Ruth, brothers Harold Flora, Arthur Flora, John Hillyerd and granddaughter Kristi Seeger.
A memorial service will be held on Sept 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Knowlton Presbyterian Church, 3 Knowlton Rd. Columbia, NJ 07832.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to SECU Hospice House, Smithfield, NC or the American Cancer Society.
Pearl will be sorely missed by all those who knew her and loved her.
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