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Mildred Drey

May 31, 1935 — July 5, 2022

Shillington, PA

Mildred S. Drey, 87, of Shillington, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Phoebe Berks. She was the beloved wife of the late Ray C. Drey.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Irvin B. and Sarah G. (Staudt) Dickinson.

Mildred was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Shillington. She enjoyed knitting, playing bingo, baking, and cooking. Mildred was known for her chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter balls. She was also an avid Philadelphia sports fan.

Mildred is survived by her son, Bradley Drey, of Shillington; daughter, Beverly Crooch, wife of Tony, of Sinking Spring; 4 grandchildren (Jeremy Drey, Abby Drey, Haley Crooch and Michael Crooch) ; 3 great-grandchildren (Jonah Drey, Mara Drey and Esme Drey); brother, Donald Dickinson, of Bernville; and sister, Verna Horvat, of Wernersville.

She was predeceased by her brother Leon Dickinson.

Services will be private and at convenience of the family. Bean Funeral Homes, Shillington is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to

In lieu of flowers, it is preferred a donation be made to Phoebe Berks, 1 Reading Drive, Wernersville, PA  19565.  Attn:  Alexandria Hull.    Please make check payable to Phoebe Berks and in the memo line of the check MUST be “”Phoebe Berks HCC ACTIVITIES”.    Mildred loved participating in in the activities at Phoebe which are all funded by donations.   Your contribution will help provide musical entertainment, bingo prizes and activity supplies for the Healthcare Residents.

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