Boyertown High School Alumni

Boyertown, Pennsylvania (PA)

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In Memory Of

Brenda Lee Eshbach
Brenda Lee Eshbach
Class of 1977
Passed Apr 14, 2018
Brenda Passed away after a lengthy hospital stay. Although being a quadriplegic after a car accident in 1979 she went back to school to become a psychologist and practiced up until December 2017. She will be missed by her family, friends and patients.
Carol Ann Stengel-peoples
Carol Ann Stengel-Peoples
Class of 1990
Passed Mar 05, 2016
Carol Ann Stengel-Peoples of Emmaus, beloved daughter, sister, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2016, at the age of 43. Words cannot express how much she will be missed by her family, friends, and colleagues. Vibrant and creative, Carol pursued many passions including a deep love of the Spanish language and culture, watercolor painting and other art, flamenco dancing, reading, and hiking with her cherished Goldendoodle, Rubi. Carol’s entrepreneurial spirit enabled her to turn many of these passions into profitable business ventures that she owned and operated, including Pachacuti, LLC, a fair trade jewelry and gifts retail operation, and Carolina Miro Translation and Interpreter Services, LLC. Her zest for all things Spanish also led her to such destinations as Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico, where she enthusiastically immersed herself in the language and culture and cultivated many lifelong friendships. Carol’s life will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Friends are invited to visit with her family from 10 to 11 am at Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 North Reading Ave. Boyertown. The memorial service will commence at 11 am. A graveside service will follow at Fairview Cemetery, 317 W. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a scholarship established in her name. Checks can be made payable to the Carol A. Stengel Spanish Scholarship, Boyertown Area School District, 911 Montgomery Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512. Online condolences may be made at
Published in The Mercury on Mar. 11, 2016
Ian Mathew Reed
Class of 1992
Passed Dec 16, 2006
Melinda Schell Mendoza,
Melinda Schell Mendoza,
Class of 1990
Passed Aug 09, 2018
Melinda Ann Schell Mendoza, 46, passed away with her family by her side following a courageous battle with breast cancer on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Born in Phoenixville, PA she was the daughter of the late Richard Harvey Schell (whom she will join in heaven) and Joyce Lillian Custer Schell of Gilbertsville, PA and the wife of Luis Carlos Mendoza for over 22 years as they met and fell in love at Millersville University.

She graduated from Boyertown High School and Millersville University with a bachelor's degree in Communications and as a four-year starter of the Women's Lacrosse team earning her Varsity Letter. She worked with Gold Star members and families for Survivor Outreach Services in the Pennsylvania National Guard. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lancaster.

Melinda's 8-year battle with breast cancer did not slow her down! She fought valiantly and with stubborn determination to continually enjoy her life. Most of Melinda's happiest times were spent with Luis and their kids' activities: McCaskey soccer with Luis, Prestige Gymnastics with Angelica and cooking for them her famous ‘Mindy' Burgers, homemade salsa and wonton noodles.

In addition to her husband, her family includes her son, Luis Carlos Mendoza, II, her daughter, Angelica Samarra Mendoza, two sisters: Yvonne and Scott Gabel, Barto, PA, Tammy and Peter Bonargo, Sinking Spring, PA, brother, Mark and Megan Schell, West Chester, PA, two aunts: Cheryl and Bob Mysliwy, Lake Placid, FL and Patricia Custer, Spring City, PA, uncle Larry and Jean Schell, Frederick, PA, father and mother-in-law, Luis Mendoza and Aurelia Cañizares Mendoza, Lancaster, PA, brother-in-law, Daniel and Brenda Mendoza, Naples, FL and sister and brother-in-law, Ursula Mendoza- Carrasquillo and Manny Carrasquillo, Lancaster, PA.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Melinda's Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering at Clipper Magazine Stadium, 650 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Monday, August 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The family requests picnic casual attire (please do not wear black) in this beautiful outdoor setting (rain or shine). Viewings will be held at The Groffs Family Funeral Home, 528 W. Orange Street (corner of W. Orange & Pine Sts.), Lancaster, PA on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Melinda's memory may be made to:

1. PA Wounded Warrior, 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011;

2. Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute Fund, Lancaster General Health Foundation, 609 N. Cherry Street, Lancaster, PA 17603;

3. McCaskey Boys Soccer Booster c/o Peter Speitel, 62 New Garden Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603;

4. Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 E. 54th Street, Floor 8, New York, NY 10022;

5. Humane League, 2195 Lincoln Hwy E., Lancaster, PA 17602;

6. The Refugee Center and Community School at Reynolds Middle School, 605 W. Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17604;

7. Millersville University Women's Lacrosse, Millersville University, PO Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551-0302.

Please visit Melinda's Memorial Page at
Rachel Groff Smith
Rachel Groff Smith
Class of 1993
Passed Apr 21, 2005
Mother of 3 children. Had a passion for photography and people. Her light was extinguished way too early and she is missed everyday.
Shelli Knarr Kohler
Shelli Knarr Kohler
Class of 1983
Passed Aug 11, 2016
Shelli and I became best friends in 1980. We stayed best friends throughout all the years, we watched our kids grow up, we had so many good times and we've shared our sorrows... I will miss this woman for the rest of my life, not only was she beautiful on the outside, she was beautiful on the inside, she was an awesome mother and the most awesome best friend
Suasn K. Stengel /miller
Suasn K. Stengel /Miller
Class of 1971
Passed Apr 16, 2011
Great person, mother and wife she is missed each and every day.

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