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Obituaries

Diane L. Becker, 66, of Mount Penn, passed away April 20 in her residence. She was the wife of Jerry Becker. Diane is also survived by daughters: Sherri B. Becker of Mohrsville, Bobbi Jo B., wife of Michael Green, of Pennside, and Erica L., wife of J. Scott Mutter, of Reading; grandchildren: Paige, Jaden and Sophia; sisters, Patricia Kochel, of West Lawn, and Joanne Drey, of Fannettsburg, PA; niece, Barbara Lewis; and nephew, David Fusco.

Doris A. Boyer, 93, of Exeter, passed away April 20 in Penn State Health St. Joseph. Her husband, Daniel A. Boyer, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Denise A. and her husband, Gerald R. Hart, of Exeter, Deborah A. Boyer, of Reading, and  grandson, Patrick D. Hart, of Exeter.

John H. Boyer, Jr., 66, of West Reading, passed away April 21 at the Reading Hospital. He is survived by children, Gerry and April; siblings, Donald G. Boyer and Mary Boyer Cunningham; grandchildren: Kayla, Myranda and Bianca; nieces and nephews; and aunts.

Joan B. (Gurshick) Breneiser, 84, passed away April 26 at home. She was predeceased by her husband, William C. Breneiser. Joan is survived by children, William C. Breneiser II and his wife, Betsy, Shillington, and Elizabeth J. Hendel and her husband, John R. Hendel, Reading; and grandchildren: Johanna M. Hendel, Christian C. Breneiser, Taylor W. Breneiser and Samuel H. Hendel.

Henrietta L. Brown, 83, of Reading, passed away April 18 in her home. Surviving are children: Cynthia Brown, Stephanie (Derecke) Cox, James Brown; grandchildren; and  great-grandchild.

Richard Harold Bucks, 83, formerly of Reading, passed away April 15 in County Meadows, Wyomissing. He is survived by brother, Robert D., and his wife, Shirley M. Bucks, of Wyomissing; brother-in-law, Leon R. Martin, of Reading; nieces and nephews and their families.

Joan Delores (Eisenhower) Cassidy, 87, passed away April 24 at St. Joseph’s Villa, Flourtown, PA. She was the widow of Dr. William J. Cassidy.Joan is survived by sons, William J.  (Marsha J.) Cassidy, Jr. of Lancaster, and Kevin R. (Ann Marie) Cassidy of Spring City, PA; daughters: Mary Katherine Downs of Virginia; Eileen M. (Lee) Casaccio of St. David’s, PA; Maureen A. (John) Wallin of Reading; Joan L. Cassidy, SSJ, of Philadelphia; and Anne P. (Donald) Connor of Sinking Spring; grandchildren: Michael, Kevin, Katherine, Maurissa, Jacqueline, William, Lee, Laura, Megan, Erin, Cara, Samantha, Kevin, Brandon, Kailie, Ella and Ava; and great-grandchildren.

Margaret E. Cooper, 89, formerly of Reading, passed away April 21 at her residence. She was the widow of William F. Cooper. Margaret is survived by daughter, Linda S., wife of Robert Lanshe; son, Scott D. Cooper; grandchildren: Heather, Melissa and Robert; and great-grandson, Dillon.

Karen A. Davis, 64, of Shillington, passed away April 18 in Laurel Center, Hamburg. She is survived by son, William J. Davis, Jr., Shillington; sisters, Mary V. Quarantotto, of Sinking Spring, and Vicki C. D’Angelo, of Shillington; nieces: Amy and Nikki Quarantotto and Elizabeth D’Angelo; nephew, Andy D’Angelo; and grand-nephew, Bradley Concordia.

Andrew W. Dillaway, 91, of Wyomissing, passed away April 12. He was the widower of Lou (Keene) Dillaway. Andy is survived by daughters, Andrea Dillaway-Huber and son-in-law, Jim Huber, of Wyomissing, and Leslie (Dale) Anderson of Charlottesville, VA; and grandchildren: Katie and Steve Huber and Kelly and Ben Anderson.

Daniel E. Dingui, 35, passed away April 23 in Reading Hospital. He was a son of Fransico Dingui and Carmen A. Ruiz. Daniel is also survived by sisters: Amy Martinez, Marisol Craig, Lizette Flowers, Vivian Santos-Dingui, Joheidi Dingui and Madelin Dingui; and brothers: Thomas Rodriguez, Jose Dingui, Wilfredo Dingui, Jorge Dingui, Samuel Dingui and Louis Flores.

Anthony Donato Jr., 85, of Laureldale, passed away April 19 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of the late Geraldine (DiBenedetto) Donato. Surviving are sons, A. Michael (Donna) Donato, Newark, DE, Jeffrey Donato, Reading; brothers: Frank (Ann) Donato, Reading, Charles Donato, West Reading, Joseph Donato, California; sister, Lucille Matijasich, Wyomissing; and grandchildren.

Robert Francis Drake, 69, of Wyomissing, and formerly of Lincoln Park, passed away April 20 in Temple University Hospital. He was the husband of Susan (Glosser) Drake. Robert is survived by son, Richard, husband of Catherine, Sinking Spring; sister, Marie, wife of Richard Pickert, Fayetteville, NY; sister-in-law, Diane Drake, Manlius, NY; and grandchildren, Nicholas, Anna and Joshua.

Stephen L. Dunlap, 53, of Reading, passed away April 22 at Penn State Health - St. Joseph. He was the husband of Tina M. (Tallent) Dunlap. Also surviving are daughter, Jade L. Dunlap; and sons, Brandon A. and Austin L. Dunlap.

Charles L. Ebbert, 97, formerly of Shillington, and a resident of Mifflin Court, passed away April 22 in the Reading Hospital. He was the widower of Kathryn A. (Hoffman) Ebbert. Survivors include son, Charles R. Ebbert, husband of Lois, Shillington; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; and brother, Rodney Ebbert, Shillington.

Helen R. Faller, 87, of Bern Twp., passed away April 22 at her home. She was the widow of Frederick C. Faller.Helen is survived by children: Rosemary H. (Charles S.) Mowery, Kenhorst; Patrica L. (Peter M.) Miller, Shillington; Carl F. Faller, Atlanta, GA; Timothy C. Faller, Silver Spring, MD; and Phyllis E. (Thomas J.) Heffner, Leesport; grandchildren: Stashik S. Miller, Jasmin R.E. Miller, Matthew F. Faller, Luke S. Faller and William H. Faller; and sisters, Janet Drebushenko and Hope Seidel.

Rose M. Ferri, 91, of Shillington, passed away April 22 at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was the wife of Joseph E. Ferri. Rose is also survived by children, Shelly Kreska, wife of Ken, of Shillington, and Denice Cannon, of Spring Twp; grandchildren: Matthew Kreska, husband of Colleen, Stephen Kreska, husband of Debra, Kristen Cartin, wife of Dan, Ryan Cannon, and Evan Cannon; great-grandchildren: Kathryn and Rebecca Kreska, Jovyn and Coryn Kreska, and Penelope and Cecilia Cartin; and sisters, Catherine R. DiBlasi and Sara M. DiBlasi.

Allan D. “Muzz” Freeman, 75, of Centre Twp., passed away April 23 in ManorCare, Laureldale. He was the widower of Mary Jane E. (Loose) Freeman. Allan is survived by daughter, Nina S. (Brian) Matthews, Tampa, FL; grandsons, Noah and Aidan; brothers: James H. Freeman, Reading; Wayne W. Freeman, Bernville; Elem E. Freeman, Elverson; Donald L. Freeman, Mohnton; sisters, Miriam Kripplebauer, Bernville, and Henrietta Ziegler, Reading; nephew, Gene R. Freeman; and other nieces and nephews.

Rose C. Funk, 90, of Wernersville, passed away April 23 in The Reading Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Irvin H. Funk. Rose is survived by sister, Josephine Salvatore of Ephrata; and niece, Joanne and her husband, DeWayne Kornman of Virginia.

Anthony A. “Tony” Gerbino, 91, of Lower Alsace Twp., passed April 20 in his residence. His wife, Gertrude (Jeznach) Gerbino, preceded him in death. Tony is survived by daughter, Deborah Ann Gerbino, and her husband, Michael B. Esterly, of Exeter Twp; sisters, Mary Jane, wife of Donald Moyer, of Fleetwood, and Geraldine O’Neil, West Lawn.

John J. Haile, Jr., 68, passed away April 22 in his Reading residence. He was the husband of Carol J. (Batzel) Haile. John is also survived by son, David L., husband of Marjorie A. Haile, Reading; siblings: Michael, husband of Gail Haile, Clinton, NY; Patrick Haile, Bridgewater, VA; Mark, husband of Suzanne Haile, Bloomsburg; and Jane, wife of Ronald Klacik, Carlisle; and grandchildren, Colleen Haile and Josef Haile.

John S. Harding, 67, of Mohnton, passed away April 21 at home. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Dissinger) Harding. John is survived by brother, Douglas David Harding of Narvon; uncle, Russell, husband of Judy Harding, of Wernersville; and aunt, Frances, wife of Cleveland Kindt, of Fritztown.

John E. Hoffman, 55, of Sinking Spring, passed away April 23 in Bern Twp. He was the son of Henry E. Hoffman, Jr. and the late Mary B. (Welsh) Hoffman, and husband of Angela L. (Cooke) Hoffman. Also surviving are brother, Henry Hoffman, husband of Fran, of Exeter Twp.; sisters, Stephanie Hoffman, of Vancouver, BC, and Felicia Roepman, wife of Dan, of Woodstock, Ontario; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Heggarty, wife of Mike, of London, Ontario; nephews: Nigel, Colin, John and Dylan; and nieces, Bailey and Emelie.

Charles Arthur Huber, Jr., 76, of Birdsboro, passed away April 26 at home. He was the husband of Joan M. (Strunk) Huber. Also surviving are sons, Duane C. Huber, of Muhlenberg Twp., and Kyle C. Huber of Erie, PA; daughter, Lori L., wife of Edward Hanley, of Robeson Twp.; sister, Bonnie L., wife of Dennis Hyback, of Robeson Twp.; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Donald Percival Hunsberger, 82, of Mohrsville, passed away in his home April 20. He is survived by children: Mark Hunsberger, husband of Abby; Holly Keller; Guy Hunsberger, husband of Linda; and Heather Prosser; grandchildren: Laura Keller, Kristin Keller, Jennifer Keller, Melissa Speagle, Marc Hunsberger, Bryn Hunsberger, Madalyn Hunsberger, Ethan Goodwin, Gavin Goodwin, Ryan Goodwin; great-grandchildren, Willie Arndt, Brynn Hunsberger; and sisters: Carol Behm, Sandy Wentzel, Judy Noll, Ruth Behm and Hetti Lou Hummel.

Charles E. “Charlie” Jackson, 67, of Reading, passed away April 22 in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Jane E. (DiTullo) Jackson. Also surviving are children, Charlene Roman Holland and Brian Roman; grandchildren: Erika Ream, Chad Schlegel, Brandon Roman and Kendra Roman; great-grandchildren; brothers: Robert, Ronald and Ellwood Jackson; and sister, Patricia Hutto.

Joan M. Keely, 71, of Cumru Twp., passed away April 24 in the Reading Hospital. She was the widow of John E. Keely. Survivors include children, Lee A. Keely, Georgia, Debra A. Petinko, wife of Dennis, Bern Twp.; and grandchildren, Shealee and Shawn Keely.

Roger F. Landis, 63, of Walnuttown, passed away April 26 in Penn State Health St. Joseph’s, Reading. He was the husband of Viola M. (Grant) Landis. Roger is also survived by daughter, Stephany L. Landis of Roanoke, VA; sons, Anthony M. Landis of Exeter Twp. and Corey R. Landis of Fleetwood; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Rosalie F. Landis of Reading and Sharon L. Heffner of Fleetwood; and nephew, Christopher Heffner.

Dorothy Lechleitner, 96, of Reading, formerly of Berwick, passed away April 24 at Berks Heim Nursing and Rehabilitation in Leesport. She was the widow of Willard “Dutch” Lechleitner. Surviving are daughter, Delores Grassley Graeff of Warminster, PA; grandchildren: Tammy Lockhart, Dennis Hange, Bonnie Houck, Susan Monroe, Scott Hange, Craig Hange, Raymond Goodman and David Morrison; great-grandchildren; and great-great-granddaughter.

John D. “J.D.” Leidich, 78, of Wernersville and formerly of Myerstown, passed away April 23 in his residence. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Hippert) Leidich. John is also survived by sons: John C. “Jack” Leidich (Kim), Crofton, MD; Mark D. Leidich (Alisa), Sinking Spring; and Philip B. Leidich (Tammy), Mt. Joy; sister, Ann Marie Kauffman (Jack), Roslyn, PA; grandchildren, Matthew, Elizabeth, Hannah, Andrew, Sarah and Joshua; cousin, David R. Drawbaugh, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; brother-in-law, Jay Hippert, Murrell’s Inlet, S.; and nieces, Monica and Jolene.

Deborah A. Leinbach, 98, passed away at the Villa St. Elizabeth. She is survived by brother, Harold “Abe” Leinbach of East Lansing, MI.

Fern I. Lincoln, 94, formerly of Mt. Penn, passed away April 24  in Phoebe Berks Village Healthcare Center. She was the widow of John H. Lincoln, Sr. Fern is survived by grandchildren: Todd Lincoln of Mohrsville, Michael Lincoln of Shartlesville, Scott Lincoln of Leesport and Heather Stonefelt of Wernersville; great-grandchildren: Kyle, Korissa, Kaitlyn, Jared and Sawyer Lincoln; and Courtney, Alex and Adam Stonefelt; brother, Raymond Hafer of West Lawn; and sisters, Virginia Manel of West Wyomissing and Grace Walter of Shillington.

Esther L. Lotz, 99, of Exeter Twp., passed away April 19 in her residence.She was the widow of Carl Joseph Lotz. Esther is survived by daughter, Carole J. Weber, and son, Carl J., husband of Carole Lotz, all of Reading; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-granddaughters.

George W. Lutz, 91, of Reading, passed away April 19 in Manorcare, Laureldale. He was the widower of Nelda M. (Richards) Lutz. George is survived by daughters: Sherry L., wife of James M. Jacobs, Ontelaunee Twp.; Donna L., wife of Keith A. Humbert, Mt. Penn; Michele, wife of Christopher C. Ackerman, Penn Twp.; grandchildren: Jaime Matos, Jill Phillips and Christopher Ackerman; great-grandchildren: John, Julia, Trey and Chase; brother, Gerald Lutz, husband of Kim Lutz; sister, Lorraine Grant; nieces and nephews; and companion, Edna M. Kemp, Laureldale.

Alan L. Mann, 75, of Exeter Twp., passed away April 26 in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Rochelle (Cohen) Mann. Alan is also survived by daughters, Rhonda and Darcy; and grandchildren, Libby, Levi and Shayna.

Elizabeth (Klein) Matthys, 88, of Douglassville, passed away April 21 in Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was the wife of Leon T. Matthys. Surviving are daughters: Donna Kellyn of Chappaquiddick, MS, and Beth M., wife of Scott Cooper, of Douglassville; grandchildren: C.T., Brendyn, Brianna, Brayelle; and great-grandson, Chaz.

Lois J. Mattiuz, 83, of Reading, passed away April 24 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late Anthony D. Mattiuz. Surviving are sons, Gary D., husband of Sherry Mattiuz, Reading, Anthony J., husband of Betty Mattiuz, Harrisburg; daughter, Kathleen M., wife of Joseph Marmontello, Reading; brothers, Robert Seng, Coplay, PA; William Seng, Allentown; Richard Seng, Clark, NJ; Leonard Seng and Daniel Seng, both of Allentown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Sophie (Dutko) McDevitt, 82, of Wyomissing and Jensen Beach, FL, passed away April 22 at the Highlands of Wyomissing. Her husband, Paul T. McDevitt, preceded her in death. Sophie is survived by daughter, Lisa McDevitt, Mohnton, wife of Sam J. Duca, Jr.; son, Thomas P. McDevitt, Gypsum, CO; sisters, Helen Graczyk and Catherine, wife of Richard Wentzel, both of Laureldale; niece, Susan, wife of Craig Goodwin, and great-niece, Olivia Goodwin, all of Mohnton; and other nieces and nephews.

Tyler S. McFadden, 22, of Exeter Twp., passed away April 25 in Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center. He was a son of Steven McFadden, fiance of Megan, and Stephanie (Hearing), wife of Alex Kutterer. Tyler is also survived by paternal grandparents, Ray and Charlene McFadden, Exeter Twp.; maternal grandparents, Sue Lingenfelter and Joan and Jay Hearing; sisters: Corrinn and Kaydence McFadden, Julia Kutterer and Alyssa Swoyer; brothers, Jeremiah and Brennan Kutterer; cousins; uncles: Rick, husband of Regan; Steve, husband of Ann; Pete, husband of Jackie; and Aunt Sherilyn, wife of Stephen; Uncle Charlie and Aunt Terri; Ryan and Jodie.

Florence A. Milshaw, 96, of Exeter Twp., formerly of Hampden Heights, Reading, passed away April 21 in Penn State Health St. Joseph Hospital. She was the wife of the late Stephen J. Milshaw. Florence is survived by daughter, Susan, wife of Nunzio Bolognese; nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Olga E. Natole, 80, formerly of Reading, passed away April 21 in Berks Heim. She was the wife of James M. Natole. Olga is also survived by sons, Michael J., husband of Ruth Ann Natole, Reading, and Robert J. Natole, Fort Worth, TX; and grandchildren, Bruce DeLauder and Brittany Natole.

Bernice A. Nitardo, 101, of Bern Twp., passed away April 20. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Nitardo. Bernice is survived by son, Paul V., husband of Dorothy M. Nitardo, of Birdsboro; granddaughters, Kristin, wife of Keith A. Neiswender, and Melissa, wife of Joel G. Strohecker; and great-grandchildren: Justin and Julia Neiswender and Emily Strohecker.

Meryle J. Noll, 87, formerly of Ruscombmanor Twp., she passed away at the Highlands at Wyomissing where she had been a resident. She was the wife of the late Wayne H. Noll. Meryle is survived by nieces and nephews.

Felix R. Nowotarski, 83, passed away April 16 at his home in Wyomissing.Surviving are children, Sherry L. Nowotarski and Jeffrey M. Nowotarski; sister, Geraldine Paskos; grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Roy A. Orlando, 91, of Sinking Spring, passed away April 26 in Mifflin Center. He was the husband of Martha A. (Yonkovitch) Orlando. Roy is also survived by daughters, Marianne Orlando and Tina Orlando, both of Womelsdorf; stepdaughters, Christa Souris, wife of Jeffrey Souris, Chicago, IL, and Andrea J. Colburn, wife of Ben Colburn, Alexander, NC; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandson; and brother, Russell J. Orlando, East Petersburg, PA.

Vanessa Ortiz-Garcia, 38, passed away April 22. She was the wife of Miguel A. Sanchez. Also surviving are daughters, Natacha and Cassandra Sanchez,; sisters and brother.

Anne M. Pentz, 84, of Reading, passed away April 26 at Manor Care Health Services, Laureldale. She was the wife of Joseph A. Pentz. Anne is also survived by children, Timothy P. Pentz, of Reading, Victoria A., wife of Thomas Dillman, of Leesport, Michael J., of Reading, Teresita, wife of Leon Wanna, of Reading, Susan D., wife of Gary Binasiewicz, of Sinking Spring; sister, Eleanor, wife of Terence Henne, of Wyomissing; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Nancy Jane Phile, 82, of Wyomissing, passed away in her home April 24. She was the wife of the late Elwood Phile. Nancy is survived by children, Deborah D. Hegan of Wyomissing and George T. Phile and his wife, Linda M., of Macungie; grandsons, Mark A. Phile and his wife, Stacy, and Christopher M. Wanner and his wife, Melissa Baer; great-granddaughters, LeighAnne B. Marcum and Alexis Wanner; and great-grandson, Collin J. Wanner.

William I. Planer, 84, of Spring Twp., passed away April 17 at Manor Care Sinking Spring. He is survived by children: Jill Extract, wife of Gary, of Rehoboth Beach, DE; Chris W. Planer, husband of Beth, of West Lawn; Matthew J. Planer, husband of Gina, of Sinking Spring; stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren.

Maria Jimenez de Rojas, 43, passed away April 22 in Delaware Co. She was the wife of Juan Rojas Morales.

Anne Marie (Murphy) Roth, 84, of Wernersville, passed away April 21 at Berks Heim, Bern Twp. She was the wife of Bernard J. Roth, Sr., Mifflin Center, Shillington. Anne Marie is survived by son, Bernard J. Roth Jr., husband of Colleen, of West Reading; granddaughters, Mary Elizabeth Roth, of Camp Hill, PA, and Megan Margret Roth, of West Reading.

Dennis Christian Scheuring, 66, of Newmanstown, formerly of Reading, passed away in Penn State Health-St. Joseph April 23. He was the husband of Barbara Ann (Strohl) Scheuring. Dennis is also survived by son, Scott C. Scheuring and his wife, Samantha, of Laureldale; daughters, Stacy L. Machemer and her husband, John, of Fleetwood, and Brandi M. Scheuring of Sinking Spring; stepsons, David E. Johnson and his wife, Rose, of Newmanstown, and Brent E. Johnson and his wife, Rosaria Cappello, of Robesonia; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren and siblings

Shirley M. (Youse) Schoenly, 77, formerly of Spangsville, passed away April 19 in Berks Heim. She was the wife of Robert C. Schoenly. Also surviving are brother, Robert Youse, and his wife, Kay, of Boyertown; sister, Marjorie Reitnauer, and her husband, Mark, of Pottstown; nephews: Jason, Ronald, Barry and Rodney; and her extended family, Susan and Anna.

Donna Fay (Geiger) Sherman, 61, of Elverson, passed away April 18 at her residence. Surviving are son, Nathaniel III, husband of Nicole Sherman, of Birdsboro; brothers, Kenneth A. Geiger of Birdsboro, and Carl Geiger of Stowe, PA; sisters, Fay Frazier and Deborah Webb, both of Elverson; and grandchildren: Noah, Isaac and Gabriel.

Betty M. (Fisher) Showalter, 85, passed away April 21 in her Shillington residence. Her husband, Harold Showalter, preceded her in death. Betty is survived by sisters, Joyce, wife of Paul Speece, and Linda, wife of Bernard Trupp, all of Sinking Spring.

Chad A. Sprenkle, 44, of Birdsboro, passed away April 15 in Reading. He was a son of Roy E. and Sandra E. (Shaffer) Sprenkle, of Middleburg, and the husband of Stephanie L. Johnston. Chad is also survived by children: Lake, Skai, NoElle and Hunter Sprenkle; grandmothers, Elsie Sprenkel, of Middleburg, and Martha Shaffer, of Beaver Springs; and sister, Carla Sprenkle, of Chicago.

Jeffrey D. Stutzman, 49, of Oley, passed away April 19 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He was the son of Roger H. and Bobbi S. (Shanklin) Stutzman. Also surviving are daughter, Amanda Stutzman; son, Brandon Stutzman; and brothers, Mark and Daniel Stutzman.

Lillian A. Vath, 96, formerly of Whitfield, passed away April 25 in Berkshire Center. She was the wife of the late Daniel E. Vath. Lillian is survived by son, James D. Vath, husband of Kerry B. Vath, of Whitfield; and granddaughter, Kristin E. Vath.

Michael J. Wagner, 67, of Reading, passed away March 27 in St. Joseph Medical Center. Surviving are cousins.

Kelley C. Walker, 42, of Maxatawny Twp., passed away April 25 in her home. She was the daughter of Clyde T. Myers, Jr. and Caroll A. (Hodges) Myers of Reading. Kelley is also survived by sister, Jennifer Strickler of California; stepbrother, Clyde T. Myers III of Reading; and her fiancé, Lamar H. Burkholder, of Maxatawny Twp.

Geneva Carr Yates, 90, passed away at the Reading Hospital April 23. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel A. Yates. Geneva is survived by children: Samuel Richard Yates, husband of Annette, of Oak Grove, LA, and Gary Nolan Yates, all of Oak Grove, LA; and Rose Mary Marabella, wife of David C., of West Wyomissing; brother, Carl James Carr, husband of Carol, of San Antonio, TX; grandson, Anthony Marabella; stepgrandchildren: Theresa, Kim and Susie; and stepgreat-grandchildren.

Jennie F. Zellers, 89, of Reading, passed away April 20 at Berks Heim - Berks County Home. She was the widow of Robert Zellers. Jennie is survived by daughters, both of California, Lois Hyde and her children: Dawn Thorp Welch, Shannon Chenault, Christina and Deborah Hyde; and Donna Williams, and her son, Curtis Van Roland Thorfinson; and niece, Bonnie Kleinsmith.