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Obituaries

Laural P. (Line) Adams, 88, passed away in her home in Muhlenberg Twp. May 11. She was the widow of LeRoy I. “Skinny” Adams, Sr. Surviving are children: Dolly M. Starnes, wife of Ray, of Indianapolis, IN; Michele J. Fetter, of Muhlenberg Twp.; Tammy L. Keener, wife of Scott, of Sinking Spring; and LeRoy I. Adams, Jr., of Laureldale.

Vincent John Baro, 29, of Lower Alsace, passed away May 11. He was the son of Douglas Baro, of Lower Alsace, and Mary Baro, of Exeter. Vinnie is also survived by siblings: Nicholas and wife, Maureen Baro, of Boston, MA; Melissa Baro, of Mt. Penn; and Rebecca Baro, of Exeter; and grandparents, Elaine Baro, of Reading, and John Ludzia, of Pittson.

Mary L. (DeCindio) Barthel, 86, formerly of Mohnton, and a resident of Manor at Market Square, Reading, passed away May 17. She was the widow of William V. Barthel. Mary is survived by children: William Barthel, Mohnton; Marie, wife of David Setley, Mohnton; and Donna, wife of Rick Sager, McCloud, CA; grandchildren: Jessica Long, Kelly Keim, Scott and Madison Sager; great-grandchildren: Brooke and Breckin Keim and Roslyn Long; sisters-in-law, Jean DiCindio, West Patterson, NJ; Helen DeCindio; nieces and nephews.

Maria A. Caceres Blanco, 61, of Kenhorst, passed away May 12 in her residence. She was the daughter of Jose Acosta.

Russell H. Blatt, 96, formerly of Sinking Spring, passed away May 14 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy V. (Barto) Blatt. Survivors include nephew, Frank A. Amedeo of Port Charlotte, FL; niece, Patricia A. White of Exeter Twp. and other nieces, nephews and cousins.

Marcella H. Boland, 92, of Wyomissing, passed away May 16 in her residence. Her husband, Robert K. Boland, Sr., preceded her in death. Marcella is survived by children: Deborah Boland Bowman (James), Hamburg; Kathleen P. Boland (Jeffrey Narmi), Bernville; and Brian F. Boland (Barbara), Sinking Spring; grandchildren: Jessica, Rebecca, Robert, Emily, Meghan and Brian; great-grandchildren, Logan and Laila; and brother, Donald E. Hammes, Green Hills.

Marianna S. Borelli, 93, formerly of Reading, passed away May 13 in Berks Heim. Her husband, Joseph D. Borelli, preceded her in death. Marianna is survived by daughters, Maria L. Borelli, of Melbourne, FL, and Marianna, wife of George W. Brown, of Charleston, SC; son, Frank J. Borelli, of Boyertown; sister, Josephine Van Hoove DeLapp, of Sinking Spring; sister-in-law, Barbara Martello; grandchildren: Lora, Natoli, Joe, Frank, Rachel, Jessie and Joey; and great-grandchildren.

Eleanor M. Boyer, 100, passed away May 5 in the Highlands Skilled Nursing Home in Wyomissing. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Boyer. Surviving are son, Stephen C. (Mary) Boyer; daughter, Patty B. (William D.) Hinkle; sister, Isabelle Bailey; grandsons, Mark Hinkle and David Hinkle; and great-grandchildren: Jason, Jessica and Brett Hinkle.

Hannah E. Boyle, 85, formerly of Laureldale, and a resident of the Laurel Center, Tilden Twp. passed away May 13 in Penn State Health, St. Joseph. She was the wife of Richard W. “Buck” Boyle. Surviving are son, Richard W., husband of Marlene K. Boyle, of Mohrsville; grandchildren: Benjamin, Lillian and Catherine Boyle; sisters, Bertha Thothero, of Reading, and Betty Pfautz, of Exeter Twp.

Alex J. Breisch, 22, of Reading, passed away May 11 in Bernville. He was a son of Michael J. and Sharon R. (Foster) Breisch. Alex is also survived by brothers, Evan M. and Tyler A. Breisch, Reading; maternal grandfather, Harold R. Foster, Robesonia; paternal grandparents, John and Nancy Breisch; uncles, aunts and cousins.

Vincente Rivera Bultron, 89, of Reading, passed away May 11 in the Wyomissing Nursing and Rehab. Center. He was the widower of Maria Rivera. Vincente is survived by daughters: Margarita Alexander, Maria Rivera and Violet Palermo; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Gertrude Vega and Margarita Roman; and brother, Felix Rivera.

Segundo Casanova, 84, of Reading, passed away May 16 in his residence. He was the husband of Lidia Casanova. Segundo is also survived by children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and siblings.

Jack Lee Chipperfield, 72, of Reading, passed away May 8 in Spruce Manor. Surviving are his companion, Carol Kull; sons, John C. (Chris) Chipperfield, of Bensalem; Kenneth L. (Kim) Chipperfield, of Reading; sister, Joyce Allen, of Temple; uncle, Joseph Bingaman, of Manor House; and grandchildren: Tyler, Somer, Zachary, and Cayla.

Dorothy J. Cohoon, 75, formerly of Reading, passed away May 14 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the widow of Rodger A. Cohoon. Dorothy is survived by daughter, Cynthia L. Kripplebauer of Wernersville; sons, Robert R. Kripplebauer of Blandon, Richard A. Kripplebauer of Wernersville; stepdaughter, Marjorie Heffner of Fleetwood; stepson, Allen Cohoon of Mt. Carmel; brother, John Yakupchina of Brockton, MA; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy “Dot” Ann Cook, 94, passed away May 8 in her Muhlenberg Twp. residence. Her husband, Hillard R. Cook, preceded her in death. Dot is survived by son, Robert J. Cook and his wife, Nam Tims-Cook, of Lake Elsinore, CA; granddaughters, Hillary A. Cook-Santagata of California, Mary Tims of Illinois; grandsons, Ruben and Steve Betancourt; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Katherine E. Dague, 69, of Sinking Spring, passed away March 30 at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

Antonio Donatelli, 84, of Reading, passed away May 12 at Keystone Villa at Douglassville. He was the husband of Aurelia A. (Kaluzny) Donatelli. Antonio is survived by children: Anita, Anthony, Adrienne and Alan; sisters: Jeanette, Antoinette and Lolita; grandchildren: Lisa, Jennifer, Susan, Amanda, Kate, Stephen, Alexandra and Kelsey; and great-grandchildren: Colin, Elizabeth and Annabelle.

Richard Max Dunsky, 77, of Reading, passed away May 12 at Reading Hospital. Surviving are children,  Denise Dunsky (Carpenter), wife of Lawrence Carpenter, of Bernville; Max Dunsky, husband of Iris Dunsky, of Muhlenberg; Tammy Dunsky of Laureldale; Michael Dunsky, husband of Brandi Dunsky, of Muhlenberg; and Heather Dunsky of Womelsdorf; grandchildren, Tannis Carpenter, Erica Dunsky, Courtney Dunsky, Alexia Dunsky, Ryleigh Sweigart; and great-grandson, Raymond Dunsky, Jr.

Earl Frederick Eyrich, 77, passed away May 11 in his Oley Twp. residence. He is survived by sisters: Doris L. Lorah, of Pike Twp.; M. Jane Knechtle, of Exeter Twp.; Helen, wife of Richard M. Refi, of Earl Twp.; and Eleanor M. Karpinski, of Exeter Twp.; nieces and nephews.

Gladys Fae Fisher, 76, of West Lawn, passed away in the Reading Hospital May 12. She was the wife the late Robert Fisher. Gladys is survived by daughter, Carla, husband of Robert Phillips, of West Lawn; grandsons, Michael Phillips, of Phoenix, AZ, and Greg Phillips, of Womelsdorf; nephews, Al Morocco, of West Reading, and Sam Morroco, of Reading; aunt, Althea Ashemier, of Reading; sister-in-law, Karen Horshour, of Blandon; and great-granddaughters.

Russell L. “Jake” Gechter, 75, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 17 in his residence. He is survived by daughters: Robin, wife of Michael Chamuras; Renee Miller; Rebecca Gechter; and Jenny Kramlich, all of Exeter Twp.; grandchildren: Derek, Freddy, Erich, Zack, Logan, Carly and Saige; and brother, Marty Gechter.

Margaret Ann “Peggy” (Wisner) Godziejewski, 75, of Reading, passed away at the Penn State Health-St. Joseph May 10. She was the wife of Leon M. Godziejewski, Sr. Peggy is also survived by sons, Ricky L. Wisner, of Langhorne, and Leon M. Godziejewski, Jr., of Sinking Spring; stepsons, Robert E. Godziejewski, of Bernville, and Thomas M. Godziejewski, of Sinking Spring; grandchildren: Kalyn Marie, Nathanyel Rapp and Alexandra Logan; siblings: Betty Barbitta, Patricia Orth, Howard “Bub” Wisner, Freddy Wisner and Ronny Wisner; brother-in-law, Joseph Godziejewski and his wife, Irene; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Martin J. Goldstein, 89, of Reading, passed away May 15 in Manor at Market Square. He was the widower of Barbara (Levine) Goldstein. Martin is survived by daughter, Maralyn Goldstein, Arizona; sons: Steven Goldstein, Michigan; David Goldstein, Reading; and Marc Goldstein, Reading; grandchildren: Aaron, Jonathan, Jordan and Emeri; and great-grandchildren: Jordyn, Leah and Levi.

Mark David Grosso, 34, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 16 in Penn State Health – St. Joseph, Bern Twp. He was the husband of Katie Sue (Sweigart) Grosso, and a son of Dino and Christine Ann (Kline) Grosso of Muhlenberg Twp. Also surviving are brothers: Martin D. Grosso of Ephrata, Michael D. Grosso of Muhlenberg Twp. and Matthew D. Grosso of Laureldale; aunts and uncles: Gerald Kline of Muhlenberg Twp., Robert Holtzinger of Hershey and Lester and Susan Hoffman of Florida; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Russell A. and Sue E. Sweigart of Temple; and sister-in-law, Amy N. (John R.) Callahan, of California.

Carl D. Gundrum, Sr., 80, of Reading, formerly of Elverson, passed away May 11 at his home. He was the husband of Shirley M. (Whitman) Gundrum. Also surviving are sons, Carl (Cindy) Gundrum, Jr., of Reamstown, and Frank (Lisa) Gundrum, of Myerstown; daughters, Diana “DD” (Joseph) Krawlzik, of Morgantown, and Audrey (Jeffrey) Zeiber, of Birdsboro; brothers, Herman Gundrum, of Annville, and Paul Gundrum, of Lebanon; sister, Grace Shuey, of Lebanon; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Virginia F. “Jinny” Haas, 93, formerly of Wyomissing, passed away May 12 at the Phoebe Home in Allentown. She was the widow of Ernest W. Haas. Survivors include daughter, Judy, wife of Chuck Jackson; grandchildren, Joan Morin and Chris Jackson; great-grandchildren: Vince and Holly Morin and Brooke Jackson; brother, Bob, husband of Sara Sterling, and their children: Andrew, Chris, Mary, Patrick, and Sara Louise; sister-in-law, Peggy Sterling and her children, Bonnie and Kim; and daughter-in-law, Megan.

Paul S. “Pat” Haines, 83, of Riverview Park, passed away May 12 in the Reading Hospital. He was the widower of Joyceann (Smith) Haines. Paul is survived by his companion, Mary Rieser, of Reading; daughter, Carolann H., wife of James M. Seifrit, of Shoemakersville; granddaughter, Rachel Joy Seifrit; nieces and nephews: Susan Tuckey, Peter Tuckey, Linda May, all of Lancaster, and Nathan Tuckey, of New Jersey; and cousins, James Kurtz, of Reading, and Barbara Noll, of Virginia.

Jack Heckman, 49, passed away May 12. He is survived by sisters: Maryann Tran (Doan) of York; Annmarie Ragukonis (Frank) of St. Augustine, FL; and Margo Raube (Dave) of West Chester; aunt, Anna Heckman of Reading; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and cousins.

Angel Hernandez, Jr., 32, of Reading, passed away May 15 in his residence. He was the son of Angel Hernandez Sr. and Lisa M. Toner. Angel is survived by children, Anayalyse Hernandez and Angel Hernandez III; sisters: Ermalinda, Olivia, and Lorissa; and grandparents: Linda Banda; Manuel Hernandez and Carmen Gonzalez.

Ardelle L. Herzog, 87, of Brecknock Twp., passed away May 11. She was the wife of the late Richard P. Herzog. Ardelle is survived by children: Suzanne A. Harteg, of Brecknock Twp.; Brian R. Herzog, of Reading; and Melanie L. Emerich, wife of Jeffrey P. Emerich, of Temple; grandchildren: Christopher M. (Gretchyn) Gassert; Valeri S. Harteg; Dana K. Lantz; Brittany A. Herzog; and Whitney A. Herzog; great-grandchildren: Madisyn O. Gassert, Austin G. Gassert, Reece S. Lantz and Garrett D. Gehringer; sister, Bonnie L. (Douglas) Wieder, of Shillington; nieces and nephews.

Phoebe Lorah (Bertolet) Hopkins, 87, passed away May 12 in her Oley Twp. residence. She was the wife of Lloyd Wilmot Hopkins, Jr. Phoebe is survived by son, Charles B. Hopkins, of Missoula, MT; daughters, Lorah P. Hopkins, of Oley, and Jennifer F., wife of Robert Roesch, of Easton; grandchildren, Rowan A. Hopkins-Doherty and Ember L. Hopkins-Doherty, their mother, Erin Doherty; sister, Beulah Fehr, of Alsace Twp.; and brother-in-law, Otto Rapp, of Shillington.

Shirley Anne (Crosby) Keller, 69, of Douglassville, passed away May 14 at Reading Hospital & Medical Center in Reading. She was the widow of Willis A. “Smokey” Keller. Surviving are grandchildren, Casey L. Mickletz of New Berlinville, PA, Andrea M. Mickletz of Pottstown; sisters, Harriet Heckrote of N. Coventry Twp., Chester Co., and Dorothy L. Burkhart of Union Twp., Berks Co.

Richard L. Kline, 86, of Bern Twp., passed away May 17 in the Southeastern Veterans’ Center, Spring City. His life partner, Raymond Klingler, preceded him in death. Richard is survived by brother, Morris H. (Rosina) Kline of Leesport; half-sister, Joyce (John) Hoffman of Douglassville; stepsisters, June James of Hanover, and Sarah Seyler of Wernersville; nieces and nephews.

Barbara Ellen Klopp, 63, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 16. She was a daughter of Helen B. (Heffner) Kuhn, of Muhlenberg Twp., and the late Harry M. Kuhn, and the widow of Richard D. Futchko. Barbara is also survived by son, Jeffrey R., husband of Emese Futchko, of Maidencreek Twp.; brother, Christopher A. Kuhn, of Pottstown; grandchildren, Caiden A. Futchko and Abigail Z. Futchko, both of Maidencreek Twp.; her former spouse, Gene L. Klopp; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alice L. Kneeream, 85, passed away May 14, in ManorCare, Sinking Spring. She is survived by sons: David Kneeream of Temple, James Kneeream of Idaho and Bruce Kneeream of Temple; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Rita E. Krause, 89, of Cumru Twp., passed away May 13 in Mifflin Center. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Krause. Rita is survived by children: Susan E. (William) Reese, of San Diego, CA; Robert C. (Ruth K.) Krause, of Tamaqua, PA; and Raymond A. (Joanne M.) Krause, of Reading; grandchildren: Christopher, Peter, Philip, Robert and Ryan; and great-grandchildren.

Carrie O. Kuser, 94, formerly of Boyertown, passed away May 12 in the Penn State Health St. Joseph. She was the wife of the late Lloyd H. Kuser. Carrie is survived by children: Dorothy M. Griesemer, of Earl Twp.; Lydia F., wife of George Schittler, of Amity Twp.; Darlene A., wife of Leon Weil, of Bellevue, Nebraska; Larry L., husband of Mary Lou Kuser, of Pottstown; daughter-in-law, Nancy Kuser, of Gilbertsville; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Roger J. Labe, 92, of West Lawn, passed away May 12 at the Reading Hospital. His wife, Irene I. (Hoffman) Labe, preceded him in death. Roger is survived by daughters, Colene C., (Ronald) Jacobs, Fleetwood, and Deborah I. (Bradford) Ehrgood, Reading; sisters, Fern Sweigart, Michigan, and Phyllis (Gerald) Trupp, Reading; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mason S. Leonti, 25, of Reading, passed away May 12th. He was a son of John H. Leonti, Jr., of Reading, and the late Monique Long. Mason is also survived by his half-brother, Chaz Light, of Lebanon, and paternal grandparents, John H. and Dawn A. Leonti, of Reading.

Millicent E. Lowrey, 73, passed away May 9 in her Exeter Twp. residence. She was the widow of Olan B. Lowrey.

William Paul Manwiller, Sr., 81, of Birdsboro, passed away May 11 at Reading Hospital & Medical Center inWest Reading. He was the susband of Jo Anne (Henry) Manwiller. Also surviving are son, William Paul Manwiller, Jr., of Birdsboro; brothers, Donald E. Manwiller, and David E. Manwiller, both of Birdsboro; sisters, Lucille Schmeck, of N. Coventry Twp., Chester Co., and Anna Mae McGowan, of Geigertown; and grandchild, Ashley Marie Manwiller.

Rosemary Mountain, 92, passed away in her residence at the Keystone Villa in Blandon May 9. She was the widow of Thomas J. Mountain. Surviving are son, Christopher J. (Donna P.) Mountain; and grandchildren, Erich J. Mountain and Greta K. Mountain.

Illona E. (Wasckiewicz) Newmoyer, 80, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 18 at ManorCare, West Reading. She was the wife of Gordon E. Newmoyer. Illona is also survived by children: Jocelyn Newmoyer, Long Island, NY; Lisa (Bill) Zana; Kiersten, wife of Roger Reto, all of Reading; Erika Austill, West Reading; and Brent Newmoyer, Reading; sister, Dorine (Homer) Williams, Reading; grandchildren: Zachary, Arielle, Daniel, Dominic, Micky, Julianna, Kathryn and Kelly; and great-granddaughter, Bianca.

Werner R. Pelz, 83, passed away May 11 in his Wyomissing residence. He was predeceased by his wife, Flora C. Pelz. Werner is survived by sister, Irmgard Large, and extended family in Germany; stepdaughters, Joy M. Bell, Gibraltar, and Judy M. Snyder, Sinking Spring; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Roger V. Phillips, 76, of West Lawn, passed away May 16 at ManorCare Health Services in Sinking Spring. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Culp) Phillips. Roger is survived by children: Roger V. (Ellen) Phillips Jr., South Heidelberg Twp.; Kathryn L. (James) Hill, Burlington, NC; Mark A. Phillips, Shillington; and Melissa A. Phillips, Temple; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Richard Blair “Rick” Van Reed, 71, passed away May 14 in his West Lawn residence. He was the husband of Lynne (Herzog) Van Reed. Rick is also survived by children, Lorri Lynne Talys, West Lawn, and William Van Reed, West Lawn; siblings, Jere Van Reed and his family, and Michael Van Reed and his family; stepgranddaughter, Kelsey (Timothy) Palatucci; grandchildren: Amanda, Elizabeth and Randall; stepgreat-grandchildren: Landon, Oliver; great-grandchildren; cousin, Bruce Hoster.

Elizabeth Cristy Rocks passed away May 12 at her home in McLean, VA. She is survived by her husband, Samuel “Tony” Rocks; children: Samantha, Emma, Hanna and Trevor; parents, Paul and Margaret Brass, of Wyomissing; and sisters, Jane Barth, of Corvallis, OR, and Martha Brass Arends, of London, England.

Virginia R. “Ginny” Romig, 80, of Birdsboro, passed away May 13 in her residence. She was the wife of Gary L. Romig, Sr. Virginia is survived by sons: Randall L., husband of Barbara, of Douglassville; Gary L. Jr., husband of Robin, of Collegeville; Mark D., of Florida; and Chris A., husband of Ivy, of Womelsdorf; daughter, Lisa B., wife of Troy Bingaman, of Exeter; grandchildren: Ken, Jeff, Matt, Katie, Erin, Kelli, Gary III, Jennifer, Alyssa, Jonathan; great-grandchild, Khloe; brother, Richard Raezer; and sisters: Shirley Davis, Barbara Blankenbiller, Patricia Williams, Janice Koch, Mary Margharito and June Ulrich.

Susan (Torola) Rupp, 92, of Reading, passed away May 11 at Berks Heim. She was the wife of the late Carl D. Rupp. Susan is survived by a niece, Marianne Yesavage, of Coopersburg, PA.

Eugene R. Schaeffer, 82, of Upper Bern Twp. and formerly of Bernville, passed away May 12 in the Orwigsburg Center in Orwigsburg. He was the husband of Sara L. (Kramer) Schaeffer. Also surviving are sisters: Jeanette Adams, of Centerport; Barbara Bond, wife of Richard, of Bernville; and Susan Breidegan, wife of Henry, of Bernville; nieces and nephews.

Daniel Donald Schwambach, 69, of Laureldale, passed away May 16 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Judy (Hinz) Schwambach. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Esther A. Baer and her husband, Ronald, of Laureldale, and Nancy J. Romani and her husband, Anthony, of Reading.

Dorothy K. (Lengel) Setley, 78, passed away May 18 at Reading Hospital. She is survived by her husband, William J. Setley, West Lawn; daughters, ChrisLynn Setley, spouse of Tammi Weiandt, Laureldale, and Cheri L. Clauser, spouse of Robert Clauser, West Lawn; granddaughter, Lindsay B. Dilbeck, spouse of Michael Dilbeck, Wyomissing; sisters, Dawn M. Hasenauer, Temple, and Eileen S. Moyer, Lewes, DE; nieces and nephews.

Joan I. Sheidy, 61, of Wernersville, passed away May 11 at her residence. She was the wife of David L. Sheidy. Also surviving are daughters, Pamela A., wife of Anderson Forrest III, and Christie L., wife of John Strayer; son, Benjamin R. Sheidy; sister, Mary L., wife of Mitchell Freeman; brothers: Joseph M. Schaetzle, husband of April; William G. Schaetzle, husband of Claudene; John V. Schaetzle; Alan L. Schaetzle, husband of Joanie; and Leo J. Schaetzle, husband of Chris; and grandchildren: Morgan, Drew, Makayla, Anderson IV and Noah.

Susan E. Swoyer, 51, passed away May 13 in her Exeter Twp. residence. She was the wife of Andrew C. Swoyer, and a daughter of Barry E. Kreisher, St. Lawrence, and the late Mary Jo (Lesniewski) Kreisher. Also surviving are daughter, Elizabeth J. Swoyer, at home; stepmother, Barbara Kreisher; sister, Christie Wenrich; brother, Steven Kreisher; and nieces.

Reuel E. “Tom” Thomas, 86, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 14 at his home. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Dissinger) Thomas. Reuel is also survived by daughter, Debra A. (Gary A.) Reinert, Fleetwood; son, Gregg A. Thomas, Reading; grandson, Joshua Thomas Reinert, Lancaster; sisters, Joyce Taubitz, Oklahoma, and Joann Warren, Blandon; nieces and nephews.

Ricky A. Ulrich, 65, of Reading, passed away May 15. He is survived by his wife, Carol (Brown) Ulrich; sons: Christopher, Michael and Cory; daughter, Faithann Ulrich; brother, Clifford Ulrich; sisters: Patricia Hoch, Carlene Ulrich and Linda Shappell; and grandchildren: Dillian, Skylar, Colby, Gaven, Bella and Charlotte Ulrich.

Marlene S. Weiss, 81, of Madison at Exeter, passed away May 12. She was the wife of George I. Weiss, Exeter Twp. Also surviving are sons, Gary I. (Adele), Sewell, NJ; Jeffery R. (Randi), Chattanooga, TN; Martin S. (Jinju), Frisco, TX; grandchildren; sisters, Renee Lichter and Nadene Sales; sister-in-law, Marietta Soltz; nephews and nieces.

Emma Iona (Ketterer) Weitzel, 93, of Muhlenberg Park, passed away in Manor Care-Laureldale May 15. She was the wife of the late Leon C. Weitzel. Surviving are son, Ronald L. Weitzel of Muhlenberg Park; grandchildren: Kenneth Jr., Scott, Randy and Allison; and daughter-in-law, Sandra (LaFever) Weitzel of Topton.

Doris Jeanette (Place) Weller, 92, of Douglassville, passed away May 12 at Keystone Villa at Douglassville. She was the widow of Paul R. Weller. Surviving are son, Paul R. “Skip” Weller II, and his wife, Kathy, of Douglassville; daughter, Shelley L., wife of Clifford Mohr, of Douglassville; sister, Janis Marion Dunning, of Boyertown; grandchildren: Scott, Jenna, Shayna and Corey; and great-grandchildren: Frankie, Juliana and Carson.

Marilyn P. (Miller) Witmer, 83, formerly of Mohnton and Topton Lutheran Home, passed away May 11 at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest.She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Witmer. Marilyn is survived by daughters: Sharon D. (David R.) Zubritski, Muhlenberg Twp.; Linda A. (Jeffrey M.) Bilger, Cumru Twp.; and Cathy J. (John R.) Cratil, Oley; sister, Shirley (Walter) Sadowski, Mohnton; sister-in-law, Jane Miller, Mohnton; grandchildren: Stephanie Zubritski, Kristen Bilger, Michael Zubritski, Brittany Bilger and Ryan Bilger; nieces and nephews.

Emma Deloris Wright, 61, passed away May 4 in Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are sons, Pierre James Jenkins, Edward Juan Wright, Jr.; daughters: Emmyshia Jeanette Wright, Shaquille Monique Wright, Emani Jazzmeen; grandchildren: Jahmere D. Wright, Sahlenah C. Wright and Edward J. Wright III; sister, Sheila Wagina; and brothers: Robert Lee (Debi) Kelly Jr., David Kelly, James Kelly, Barry Kelly and Garry Kelly.

Norman Davidheiser Yocom passed away May 13th. He is survived by his wife, Betty (Keck) Yocom; sisters, Gladys Y. Metka and husband, William, and Edith Y. Boyer and husband, Randall; children: Margaret R. Yocom and husband, John Slack; Douglas N. Yocom and wife, Nancy; Janet Y. Byerly and husband, Timothy; and Diane Y. Supplee and husband David; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Amos Jonas Yoder, 86, of Oley, passed away May 12. He was the widower of Arlene M. Yoder. Surviving are son, Kevin A. Yoder; son-in-law, Harvey L. Hurdle, Jr.; grandson, Evan J. Hurdle-Yoder, of Philadelphia; sister, Irene Y., wife of Rev. John I. Smucker, of New Holland; and sister-in-law, Marjorie Yoder.