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Sonia L. Summers


Sonia Lee Summers, 79, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Middletown Home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 1, 1938 in Middletown and was the daughter of the late Frank Hoerner and Margaret (Graham) Seidel.

Sonia was a former nursing aide for several nursing homes in the area. She enjoyed bowling, and was a major participant in any and all of the activities at the Middletown Home. She was also a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, Middletown.

She is survived by her three loving daughters, Nancy Keim and her wife Carolyn Cassel, Delores Weaver, and Tina Haldeman and her husband Jason Haldeman; a sister, Dolores Goodhart; five grandchildren, Christopher Keim, Amanda Haldeman, Gabriel Haldeman, Olivia Haldeman and Emma Haldeman.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, with the Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the entire Middletown Home team for the wonderful care that they showed Sonia over the years.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sonia’s name to the Harrisburg Humane Society, 7790 Grayson Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.

The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Middletown to handle the funeral arrangements.