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Mae M. (Williams) Erb, 90, of Pottstown, beloved wife of C. Donald Erb of sixty-five years, passed away Saturday at Manatawny Manor. 

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Elsie (Knout) Williams.

Mae was a 1939 Graduate of Reading High School.  She was a homemaker who also worked full time for thirty years as a bookkeeper for the Amerind MacKissic Inc. of Parker Ford. Mae was a longtime member of St. James Lutheran Church in Pottstown and a former Den Mother of the Cub Scouts Pack #166 of Pottstown. She enjoyed the beach, playing cards, gardening, reading, fishing, ceramics, and spending time with her family.

Along with her husband, Mae is survived by her sons Donald Erb, husband of Carolyn of Mobile Alabama, Barry Erb, husband of Katherine of Pensacola, Florida, and Randy Erb, husband of Laurie of Mount Laurel, New Jersey; grandchildren Tyler Anderson, Megan Erb, Christopher Erb, and Melanie Erb; great grandson Oliver Anderson; brothers George, Robert, Jerry, and Wayne Williams; and sisters Maddie Yeager and Loretta Shanks.

Including her parents, she is predeceased by her brothers Lee Williams, Jr. and Kenny Williams; and her sister Elsie Copenhaver.

A funeral service will be celebrated Saturday, 10:00 AM at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown with Rev. Peter Hutchinson officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be held Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown.

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