Marianne Wherley
05/23/1937 - 09/01/2016

Marianne Wherley, 79, of McSherrystown passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of Harlan D. “Pete” Wherley who died September 7, 2005.Born May 23, 1937 in Frankfurt, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Josef and Franziska (Bender) Obermeier.  Marianne was retired from Utz Potato Chip Co. She enjoyed travelling, tending to the flowers in her garden and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are three sons; Peter J. Leonhardt and his wife Midge of Estero, FL, Michael J. Leonhardt and his wife April of Alpharetta, GA, and Hans J. Leonhardt and his wife Cristy of Estero, FL, a daughter-in-law; Shirl Leonhardt of New Oxford; six grandchildren; Alexi, Amanda, Jessica, Melissa, Julia, and Allison; and four great-grandchildren; Brooke, Kallie, Landon and Henry.  A Memorial service will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home in McSherrystown. Burial will be private.  Contributions in memory of Marianne may be made to Operation Smile 3641 Faculty Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453.

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Posted at:09/01/2016 12:12 pm
steve edwards -
Marianne was a wonderful person and very happy that I got to meet and know her. she always had a warm smile and a gentle heart. god bless her and keep her.

Posted at:09/02/2016 12:12 pm
Jim & Chris walz -
Marianne was a wonderful neighbor, we will miss seeing her in the yard working, listening to her German music, rest peacefully Marianne

Posted at:09/02/2016 5:05 pm
Tom & Barb OHara -
Dear Pete and family: Our sincere condolences on the passing of Marianne.

Posted at:09/03/2016 6:06 pm
Debi Groft -
Marianne was a wonderful friend and will be deeply missed by me.

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