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    Emma Davis

    Emma E Davis, 75, passed away at Manor Care in Sinking Spring on the morning of April 7th, 2020. Emma was born on July 13, 1944 in Ephrata, PA to Henry and Irene Hassler. Emma worked at Bowl O Rama for several years and while there she loved to work with the special Olympic children. She enjoyed getting her breakfast and coffee at Breakfast Hut in the morning. Emma was a member of Zion E.C. church in Mohnton.  She loved to joke, laugh, and spend time with her family.  She…

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    Ryan Karasek

    Mr. Ryan Robert Karasek, 45, of Shoemakersville, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Reading Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Toni M. (Nocera) Karasek. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Pietro “Peter”, husband of Joanne Karasek of Bangor, and Elaine, wife of Craig Seaman of Auburn. Ryan was employed at Clover Farms Diary.  He was a member of Teamsters Local No. 429.  Ryan enjoyed cabinetmaking, stick carving, hunting, fishing,…

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    Kenneth Hornberger, Sr.

    Kenneth M. Hornberger, 92, of Gouglersville, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his daughter’s residence. He was the devoted husband of Helen M. (Feeney) Hornberger who passed away in 2015. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Mark A. and Elsie R. (Kohl) Hornberger. Kenneth was a graduate of the former Shillington High School.  He joined the U.S. Navy serving during W.W. II.  He was a member of the Reinholds V.F.W. Post 6759, the Gouglersville and Grill Fire…

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    Bettie Trupe

    Mrs. Bettie P. (Matz) Trupe, 87, of Shillington, passed away peacefully in her home with the company of her loving family by her side on Monday, March 16, 2020.  She endured a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was the wife of Clarence K. Trupe with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Mohnton, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Blanche (Binkley) Matz. Bettie was a 1950 graduate of the former Mohnton High School.  She worked as a Secretary in…

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    Rev. Jean LeLong Custer

    The Reverend Jean DeLong Custer, 66, of Brecknock Twp., passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at home after an illness. She was the former Pastor at Saint Peter United Church of Christ in Chester County and the Wyomissing United Church of Christ in Gouglersville. Funeral arrangements are being finalized and a full obituary will appear in the Eagle in the near future.

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    Kenneth Kissinger

    Mr. Kenneth G. Kissinger, 84, of Mohnton, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at his residence. He was the husband of Carol J. (Kerchner) Kissinger. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Charles and Catherine (Wanner) Kissinger. Kenny attended Muhlenberg High School.  A few years after graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.   After his discharge from the Navy he joined the Naval Reserve.  This is around the time he met the love of his life, Carol, with whom…

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    Kathleen Stacherski

    Kathleen L. Stacherski, “Fluffy”, 68, of West Lawn, passed away on Thursday, March 5, at the Reading Hospital. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Clemens and Geraldine (Ciarlone) Stacherski. Kathleen was a 1970 graduate of Wilson High School.  She worked for AT&T in Reading.  She loved spending time with family and friends, and visiting Ocean City, Maryland. She is survived by a daughter, Courtney D. Stacherski of Morgantown.  Also surviving…

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    Sophie Golembiewski

    Sophie Catherine Golembiewski, 90, of Brecknock Twp., passed away in the morning hours Tuesday, February 25, 2020 of natural causes at home. Born December 28, 1929 in Oley Township, she was a daughter of the late Walter & Valeria (Blizniak) Lubas and loving wife of the late Edmund S. Golembiewski. She was a faithful member of the former Saint Anthony of Padua RC Church, Reading, now part of St. Benedicts, Mohnton.  Sophie worked at Narrow Fabric Corporation and Sharpoint…

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    Barbara Kane

    Barbara Jo Kane, 72 of Spring Twp., passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at her home. She was the widow of Leonard Kane. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Morris E. and Dolores Ann (Miller) Upham Barbara retired as a Retail Manager.  She loved traveling with her husband Len to Hawaii.  She was an avid collector of kolas and all things Christmas.  She loved spending time with family always welcoming them to her home.  She loved her golden…

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    Norman Metz, Jr.

    Norman A. Metz, Jr. 86, of Shillington, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020.  He was the husband of Doris M. (Heist) Metz. Born in Shamokin, PA, he was the son of the late Norman A., Sr. and Eva A. (Zeeger) Metz. Norman is survived by three sons. Funeral Service and Interment are private.  

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    Doris Balthaser

    Doris L. (Reiter) Balthaser, 85, of Spring Twp., passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Reading Hospital. She was the widow of Charles F. “Checker” Balthaser, who died on January 24, 2005. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Horace and Miriam Reiter. Doris was a member of the former Hilltoppers in Gouglersville, and current member of the Gouglersville Fire Company and the Golden Agers in Mohnton.  She was an active member of the Tuesday morning…

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    Janet Ibach

    Janet L. (Wolf) Ibach, 91, of the Heritage, Reading PA, passed peacefully away on February 6, 2020 in the Reading Hospital.  She was the wife of William P. Ibach, with whom she was married over 60 years.  Janet was born on July 13, 1928, in Pottstown.  She was born to the late Chester and Helen Wolf. Janet graduated from Pottstown High School, and then enjoyed taking some art classes. Janet enjoyed a successful career as a personal secretary, and assisted at Ibach’s…

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    Shirley Kachel

    Shirley J. Kachel, 79, of Brecknock Twp., passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Highlands in Wyomissing. Born in Brecknock Twp., she was the daughter of the late Samuel L. and Ida M. (Geiger) Kachel. Shirley was a 1958 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School.  She started working for Berks County Trust Company, now Wells Fargo, retiring in 1996.   She was a member of Allegheny Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was an active member volunteering on various…

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    Michael Wanner, Sr.

    Mr. Michael K. Wanner, Sr. 68, of Robeson Twp., passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at home. He was the husband of Eileen L. (Leach) Wanner. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Floyd R. and Virginia F. (Lutz) Wanner. Michael was a 1969 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School and attended Kutztown University.  He was a longtime Manager for Sears Department Stores.  He was also employed by the Floyd R. Wanner and Son Rug Cleaning of Cumru Twp.  He studied the…