Mrs. Maribel “Mollie” (Diffenbach) Singleton, born on July 2, 1923 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to the late Violet Troup Diffenbach and the late Martin Zimmerman Diffenbach, passed away at age 95 on July 22, 2018.
Mollie graduated from Manheim Township High School in 1942. Mollie was the beloved wife of the late Mr. Edgar Rhoads Singleton. Mollie and Ed were high school sweethearts and were married for 67 years prior to his passing in 2011.
Mollie was a resident of Conestoga View Nursing Home for over ten years. Her family walked every year in her honor at the Lancaster Alzheimer’s Walk as “Mollie’s Gang” to help raise money for Alzheimer’s awareness.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Norma Singleton, wife of the late Robert L. Singleton; Audrey Hauser, wife of Charles “Bud” Hauser; and Ellen (Becky) Powl, wife of the late J. Frank Powl.
Mollie is survived by her two sons, Edgar Robert Singleton and William Martin Singleton and their wives. Mollie is also survived by her eight grandchildren, one adopted grandchild, 16 great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.
She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Lancaster City.
The graveside service will be private.