East Penn is deeply saddened to announce that Sally Miksiewicz, CEO and Vice Chairman, passed away on June 20, 2014. Sally was the daughter of East Penn’s founder and Chairman, DeLight Breidegam, Jr. Her dedication and inspiration to the company for over 30 years has been an important part of the company’s growth and success.
On Friday, June 27, 2014, thousands attended the ceremony to honor the life of Sally held at Kutztown University. The ceremony included remarks from Berks County Commissioner Christian Leinbach, State Senator Judy Schwank, and Congressman Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district. Family members and East Penn’s President and CFO also gave special tributes in her remembrance. Sally was an inspiration to many and will be deeply missed. Her passion for the business created new innovations for the future. East Penn will continue to honor Sally by being committed to her vision. The family at East Penn expresses their sincerest appreciation for the overwhelming amount of sympathy and support.