Marlene H. (Wenger) Shrum, 69, of Birdsboro, wife of the late George W. Shrum III, passed away on Tuesday at Phoenixville Hospital.

Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Elliott E. and Eva C. (Baker) Wenger.

Marlene was a member of the Manatawny Association. She enjoyed playing cards, especially Texas Hold’em, with her friends. Marlene had a passion for cooking and loved spending time at their summer home in Delaware, where her and her late husband would go fishing and crabbing on their pontoon boat.

Surviving are her sons Paul E., Scott H., husband of Holly, and Craig M. Reinford, grandchildren Scott E. and Brianna N. Reinford, and Dustin Balog, a brother, a sister and 5 step-children. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by 6 siblings.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 25th, 2:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Rev. David Lewis officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1:00PM to 1:45PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Marlene Shrum Memorial Fund c/o National Penn Bank, 1830 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464.

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