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H. Lorraine (Neiman) Schlichter

October 16, 1935 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 86)


H. Lorraine (Neiman) Schlichter, 86, formerly of Elk Grove Road, Benton, died early Monday morning, December 20, 2021 at the Gardens at Millville, where she had been a resident since 2017.    

Born October 16, 1935 in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late H. Gerald Neiman and Helen (Labour) Neiman.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Robert L. Schlichter, on June 6, 2019.  

Mrs. Schlichter was a graduate of Royersford High School.  She had worked numerous jobs over the years including secretary at the O. J. Roberts School in Pottstown.  She also assisted her husband with the operation of the family dairy farm.  She and her husband had moved to the Benton area in 1977.  

She was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church  of Centralwhere she served in numerous capacities including church secretary and volunteering with church dinners.  She also was a member of the Church choir and bell choir.  

She enjoyed being a homemaker and was known for her cooking, baking, gardening and crafts, doing all that she could for her family.  Most of all, she cherished the time that she spent with her family. She was also an animal lover and enjoyed nurturing God's living creatures.  

Surviving are her five children:  Robert G. Schlichter and his wife, Robin, of Parkerford, PA; Harry Kevin Schlichter and his wife, Faith, of Benton; Richard W. Schlichter and his wife, Linda, of Bloomsburg; Karen L. Levengood and her husband, Allen O., of Summerville, TN; Lucinda A. Drumheller and her husband, Kent, of Benton; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Lederer, of Royersford.  

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 11:30 AM at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, (S. R. 487), Benton.  Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 29th from 10:30 AM until the time of the Service at 11:30.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Christ United Methodist Church of Central or the Benton Christian Church.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc. of Benton, is honored to serve the Schlichter Family.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit:

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December 29, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
McMichael Funeral Home
4394 Red Rock Road
Benton, PA 17814

Funeral Service
December 29, 2021

11:30 AM
McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.
4394 Red Rock Rd
Benton, PA 17814


Christ United Methodist Church of Central
c/o Rev. Howard W. Leh, 605 Camp Lavigne Road, Benton PA 17814

Benton Christian Church
P.O.Box 264, Benton PA 17814

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