Charlotte Mae Breinich of Braymer passed away Sunday

Charlotte Mae Breinich, age 76, a resident of Braymer, MO, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond.

Charlotte was born the daughter of Raymond Henry and Florence Mae (Llewellyn) Snyder on Oct. 24, 1938, in Danville, PA. Charlotte was united in marriage to the love of her life, John W. Breinich, Sr., on Aug. 12, 1956, at the Oak Grove Methodist Church in Paxinos, PA.

She worked as an in-home manager at the Lourdes Home for Unwedded Mothers in Steelton, PA. She was a member of the Reigles United Methodist Church in Berrysburg, PA, serving as a Sunday school teacher for many years.

She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Braymer. Charlotte was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, she enjoyed reading the Bible, going to church, listening to gospel music, making Christmas cookies, browsing yard sales, playing cards, taking care of flowers, and bird watching. Charlotte devoted much of her life caring for others.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark Breinich; and one daughter, Cathy Breinich.

Survivors include her husband, John Breinich, Sr.; three sons, Wesley Breinich (Tracy) of Hilton Head Island, SC, John Breinich, Jr. of Steelton, PA, and Rory Breinich (Yvonne) of Berrysburg, PA; one daughter, Cindy Mattis of Rayville; one brother, Marlin Snyder of Hatsboro, PA; one sister, Gloria (Snyder) Orwig of Nazareth, PA; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Braymer Baptist Church in Braymer on Friday, July 3. Burial was held at Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer. Online condolences may be made at A memorial service will be held at the Reigles United Methodist Church in Berrysburg, PA, at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer.

(paid obituary)

The Caldwell County News

101 South Davis
P.O. Box 218
Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Newsletter feed