Mabel M. (Schittler) Nester, 84, widow of Wilson A. Nester Jr., passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Berks Heim Nursing Home. Mabel resided in New Berlinville with her longtime companion of 43 years, Robert Orlando.
Born in Fleetwood, she was the daughter of the late Mabel M. (Field) Schittler and Paul W. Schittler.
Mabel retired from American Belt Company in New Berlinville where she worked on the assembly line.
She loved crocheting, working in her flower garden and finding sand dollars and shells on the beaches of the Outer Banks. She also loved bird watching, especially hummingbirds.
Most of all, Mabel loved spending time with her family, cooking, laughing, and creating lifelong memories.
Surviving are three sons, Terry Nester, husband of Dawn, Mike Nester, fiancé of Susan Kubovsak, Daniel Nester, husband of Sherry; four daughters, Debra, wife of Richard Kline, Barbara Nester, Vicki, wife of Timothy Becker, Sheila Nester, companion of John Walker; four sisters, Susan Welsh, Katie Hartline, Elsie Reinert, Nancy Schleicher and two brothers, James Schittler and George Schittler.
She was blessed with 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by one brother, Raymond Schittler and an infant sister.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 11:00AM at Morrell Funeral Home, 124 W. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, Pa. Friends and family will be received from 9:00 – 11:00AM prior to the service.
Morrell Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.