Claude Alfred Drey Jr.


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Claude Alfred Drey Jr. 1 2 3

  • Born: 29 Jan 1920, Reading, Berks, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Mary Jane Shalter
  • Died: 6 Mar 1996, Reading, Berks, PA at age 76 1 2 3
  • Buried: 8 Mar 1996, Spangsville: Oley Cemetery, Berks, PA 2

   FamilySearch ID: LV7D-S4K.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 706 E. Locust St., Fleetwood, PA in 1996 in Fleetwood, Berks, PA. 1

2. Obituary: Reading Eagle: obituary of Claude A. Drey Jr. On 7 Mar 1996 in Reading, Berks, PA. 3 Claude A. Drey Jr., 76, of Kutztown R.D. 4, was dead on arrival Wednesday at 5:11 a.m. in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the husband of Jane M. (Shalters) Drey. His first wife, Anna M. (Griesemer) Drey, died Aug. 17, 1966. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Claude A. Drey Sr. and Alice (Neider) Drey. Drey was employed for 43 years as a machine operator by the former Kawecki-Berylco Industries Inc., now NGK Metals Inc., Muhlenberg Township, retiring in 1982. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Kutztown. Drey is also survived by two sons, John S., Baltimore, and Richard C., Bethlehem; a daughter, Susan J., wife of Philip Grillo, Douglassville; and a stepdaughter, Patricia A., wife of Marvin Rissmiller, Muhlenberg Park. Other survivors include two sisters, Shirley, widow of Jack Spencer, Muhlenberg Park, and Virginia, widow of James Brophy. Wyomissing Hills; and three brothers: Jack, Reading: Ronald, Lancaster; and Kenneth, Muhlenberg Park. There are also six grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the Auman Funeral Home, Reading. Burial will be in Oley Cemetery, Spangsville.

Claude married Mary Jane Shalter, daughter of Jonathan Luther Shalter and Emma E. Kerner. (Mary Jane Shalter was born on 2 Apr 1920 in Laureldale, Berks, PA,4 5 6 died on 25 Nov 2000 in Fleetwood, Berks, PA 1 5 6 and was buried on 28 Nov 2000 in Reiffton: Forest Hills Memorial Park, Berks, PA 1.)


1 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 26 Nov 2000, page B-12 Obituary of Mary J. Drey.

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3 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 7 Mar 1996, Page C-13, obituary of Claude A. Drey Jr.

4, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 108776. Baby Richard Kenneth Beecher. Father Kenneth Beecher. Mother Mary Jane Shalter.

5, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 161149079 Maryjane May Drey, father Jonathan L Shalters, mother Emma E. Kerner.

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