Elfriede H. Werner, 93, of Quakertown, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Fulda, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Friedrich and Brigitte (Schuler) Heller. She was the wife of the late James I. Werner, Sr, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper for Sears (Quakertown, PA), the former Kelly Construction, Inc., and the Belle Haven Nursing Home. She was member of the St. Isidore's RC of Quakertown where she served on the church council, on the church choir and on the food bank of the church. Elfriede was a very active community servant and spent a lot of time volunteering. She was on the Quakertown Borough Council for over 25 years. She served on numerous boards, including the Children's Development Center and Bucks County Community College. She was a member of the Quakertown Business and Professional Women's Club for 61 years and was recognized as the BPW/PA Woman of the Year in 2014. She was long time member of the Sertoma Club of Quakertown.
She was survived by her children, Alfred and wife, Nancy, of E. Greenville, Rose Weiss of Quakertown, Helen and husband, Jonathan Rittenhouse, of Trout Run, Lisa and husband, Jay MacDonald, of Van Alstyne, TX, Dr. Daniel Werner of Whitehall and brother, Dr. Reinhold Heller, of Lisle, Illinois, grandchildren, Shannon Roberts, Rob Werner, and Melissa Padera, Carl Weiss II and Kim Hoffman, Adam Rittenhouse, Jason Rittenhouse, Emily Rittenhouse, Jonathan Rittenhouse, and Zoey MacDonald, great-grandchildren Kaya, Sophie, Alexander, James, Ben, Matt, Carl III, Madilyn, Makayla, Autumn, August, Christian, Cohen, Ashton, Liam, and Everett. She was predeceased by two sons, James I. Werner, Jr. and Edward Werner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Isidore's R.C.C., 2545 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951, Thursday April 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM. A Visitation will be held prior to Mass from 10:00 AM-12:00PM. Burial will follow at St. Isidore's Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Isidore R.C.C. Building Fund.