WATSONTOWN — Maxine E. Folk, 91, a lifetime resident of Watsontown, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
Born Feb. 14, 1928, in Watsontown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Kathryn (McCollin) Miller. She was married to Otho L. “Okie” Folk until his passing on Jan. 28, 1994.
Maxine was a 1945 graduate of Watsontown High School. During her working years, she primarily worked for 30 years at Montgomery Mills, until its closing. She also worked for Grumman Allied, Anchor Darling Valve and at the federal prison in Lewisburg. Maxine also obtained her realtors license from Lycoming College and sold real estate for Century 21. She operated a ceramic shop in Watsontown during the 1980s.
She was a life member of the Watsontown Legion Auxiliary and a life member of the VFW Auxiliary. Maxine loved bowling in Montgomery.
Maxine is survived by her three nieces.
Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents where her two sisters, Roberta Arnold and Betty Nogle.
Family and friends are invited to call from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown, where a funeral service will be held at 1 with Pastor Doug Schader officiating. Burial will follow in Watsontown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in her memory be made to either the Warrior Run Fire Company, P.O. Box 8, Watsontown, PA 17777 or the VFW Auxiliary, P.O. Box 31 Turbotville, PA 17772.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com