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Helen Arones, 94, of Wernersville, passed away October 20 in Phoebe Berks Healthcare Center. Surviving is a sister, Katherine A. Savadelis, Wernersville and many nieces and nephews.

Frances H. (Evans) Baldassari, 76, widow of Patrick J. Baldassari of Bern Township, passed away October 16 in Berks-Heim. She is survived by daughters, Rosalie O'Neil of Birdsboro and Patricia, wife of Michael Heimbach of West Lawn; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bruce Donald Bauer, 73, of Muhlenberg Township,passed away October 16 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Antoinette (Vaccaro) Bauer. Also surviving are daughter, Lori Ann (Bauer), wife of Todd J. West, of Muhlenberg Township; grandchildren, Drew C. West and Paige B. West; a brother and a sister.

Ruth E. Bender, 85, of Bern Twp. passed away October 1 at Manor Care in Sinking Spring. She was the wife of Kenneth A. Bender. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Barry L. Bender, Wernersville; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Anna Elizabeth Boas, 92, passed away October 19 in Columbia Cottage, Spring Township. She was the wife of the late Harold Donald Boas. Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Richard L. "Whitey" Boyer, 98, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away on October 15 at his residence. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret E. (Miller) Boyer. Survivors include his brother, Harold H. Boyer of Wernersville; several nieces and nephews.

Robert Terrance Brennan, 62, passed away October 17 in his Cumru Township residence. Terry is survived by his daughter, Molly Rebecca Brennan, Westminster, MD; his brother, John William, husband of Delilah Brennan, Mechanicsburg; his sister, Anne Bridget, wife of James Martin, Sinking Spring.

Franklin A. Buckwalter, 94, of Sinking Spring, passed away October 15 in Manorcare Health Services, Sinking Spring. He was the widower of Rachel (Gibble) Buckwalter.  Surviving are his son, Brian L. Buckwalter of Half Moon Bay, CA; daughter, Louise A. Knight of Mechanicsburg, PA; grandchildren: James Buckwalter, Amy Paulson, Geoffrey Knight, Rachel Knight, Alexander Knight, and great-grandchildren survive him.

Celia Chavez, 71, passed away October 19 in Reading Hospital. She was the daughter of Fernando Chavez and Elisa Valencia. She is survived by daughters: Teresa, Angelita, and Isabel Lemus, Elisa Campanur and Lucila Medina; son, Salvador Lemus; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Joan (Arnold) Childress, 86, passed away  October 17. She was married to the late Dr. James E. Childress of Baton Rouge, LA. Surviving are siblings, Mary E. Arnold of Clinton, Miss., and Frederick J. Arnold of Virginia Beach, VA, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Edward S. Crist Sr., 65, of Laureldale, passed away October 17 in Reading Hospital. Mr. Crist is survived by his children: Nicole E. Clemens, wife of Steven W. Clemens of Jonestown; Cynthia Prentice-Crist of Coatesville; Edward S. Crist Jr., husband of Susan J. Crist of Wernersville; Anthony L. Crist, husband of Amber L. Crist of Laureldale and David J. Crist of Ashland; grandchildren; brother, Wilbur R. Skipper of Hamburg.

Karen L. Daniels, 58, of Exeter Twp.,  passed away October 18 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the wife of Michael S. Daniels and the daughter of Raymond Unger of Mohnton and the late Catherine (Harpel) Unger. In addition to her father and husband Karen is survived by sons, Todd M. of Clifton Heights, and Timothy B., boyfriend of Karen Stute of Devon; sisters, Connie Yoch of Shillington, and Kim, wife of Randy Adams, of Kutztown; a brother, Gary Unger, husband of Becky of Papillon, NE; nephews; niece; and great-nieces.

Anthony S. Dianna, 65, of Kenhorst, passed away October 19 in the Reading Hospital. He is the son of Albert J. Dianna of Reading and the late Anna Dianna. Surviving in addition to his father is sons, Christopher A., husband of Jody Dianna, Murfreesboro, TN; Matthew N. Dianna, Shillington; brother, Dr. Michael A., husband of Joan Dianna, Spring City; grandchildren: Jacob Dianna, Spring Twp.; William and Caroline Dianna, Murfreesboro, TN.

Warren Jacob Egolf, 96, passed away  October 14 at The Highlands of Wyomissing. He was the husband of V. Constance (Miller) Egolf. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a sister, Pauline (Egolf) Fisher and children: Scott L., widower of Sharon (Cottrell) and husband of Sandra (Catapano) Egolf of Hatfield; daughter, Suzanne L., wife of Charles Saponsky of Oley; and daughter, Sharon M., wife of the late Robert Miller of Bechtelsville;  grandchildren: Sarah (Egolf), wife of Peter Antonowski; Jocelyn (Egolf), wife of Sean Flenders; David Egolf, fiancé of Tina Walderon; Amy (Saponsky), wife of Kyle Hoffman; Shannon (Miller), wife of David Stahler; Rochelle (Miller), wife of Michael Weidman; and Beth Ann (Miller), wife of Andy Stugis; great-grandchildren: Logan, Gavin, Aida, Piper, Alexis, Ray, Lucas, Chloe, Max and Addison.

Barbara Ann (Lutz) Gingrich, 83, passed away October 11 at the Mifflin Center in Shillington. She was the wife of John W. Gingrich. Surviving is a daughter, Karen, wife of Donald L. Dosch of Springfield, VA; a son, John Carter, husband of Missy Gingrich of Okinawa, Japan; grandchildren: Rebecca Anne Dosch of Waterloo, Belgium; Abigail Marie, wife of Soheil Shirzadi of McLean, VA; Katherine E. Gingrich of Knoxville, TN; and SSgt John McD. Gingrich of Al Udaed AB, Qatar; great-grandchildren, Mason and Natalie Shirzadi of McLean, VA; sisters, Shirley Mae Miller of Leesport, widow of George S. Miller, and Leslie L., wife of Donald K. Hatt of Gouglersville.

Betty Jane Greth, 84, of Millcreek Twp. passed away October 19 at the Reading Hospital. She is survived by a son, Barry L. Greth, husband of Cheryl; daughters, Terri Weaver; and Michele R. Greth; sisters, Doris Schaeffer; and Janet Blome; her companion, Irwin J. Ulrich; grandchildren; and great-grandsons.

Catherine "Kitty" Harbach, 88,  passed away on October 16 in Manor Care, Sinking Spring. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Harbach Jr. Kitty is survived by  sons, Randall R., husband of Janet E. Harbach, Wernersville, and Bruce R., husband of Linda A. Harbach, Wernersville; grandsons: Jeffrey, Chad, Brett and Kyle; and great-grandsons: Jake, Brady and Rylan.

Carol Lee Harvey, 96, of Wyomissing, passed away October 18 at Berks Heim. She is survived by niece, M. Alison Seward, Lower Alsace Township; nephews, Thomas N. Boland, Flying Hills, and Christopher V. Boland, husband of Joni (Schwambach) Boland, Spring Township; along with great-nieces, and great-nephews.

John J. Heckman Jr., 84, of Exeter Township, passed away October 20 at Country Meadows. He is survived by his wife, Doris Heckman. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dawn (Lewars) Heckman, who was the mother of his children: Maryann Tran of York; Annmarie Ragukonis of Florida; Margo Raube of West Chester; and Jack Heckman of Reading. In addition to his wife and children, John is survived by his sister, Anna Heckman of Reading; stepdaughters; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary B. (Welsh) Hoffman, 78, wife of Henry E. Hoffman, of Reading, passed away October 21 at Reading Hospital. Surviving in addition to her husband are daughters, Stephanie Hoffman, fiancée of Michael Smith of Vancouver B.C., and Felicia Roepman, wife of Dan of Woodstock, Ontario; sons, John Hoffman, husband of Angela of Sinking Spring, and Henry Hoffman, husband of Fran of Exeter Township; grandchildren: John, Bailey, Dan, Shawn, Dylan and Emelie; sister-in-law and several nieces and nephews.

Baby Boy Benjamin Gregory Hoover, passed away October 20 in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the son of Gregory Don Hoover and Kelly Renee Holzman-Hoover. Survivors also include a sister, Isabelle Renee Hoover; paternal grandparents, Donard Earnest and Bertha Ann (Pearson) Hoover; paternal uncle, Jason Ernest and Heather Joette (Wiley) Hoover and paternal cousins, Connor Jason and Brennan Cole Hoover all of Berkeley Springs, WV; maternal grandparents, Kerry L. and Gail Renee (Eberly) Holzman of Bernville; maternal aunt, Jessica Lauren Holzman-Varone and her husband, Matthew David Varone of Lincoln Park and maternal aunt, Kate Alison Holzman and her fiancé, Gregory Michael Lenhart of Temple.

Barbara Jean (Hoffman) Hopkins, 67, of Amity Twp., passed away October 18 at her residence. She was the wife of Paul K. Hopkins at home. Surviving along with her husband are daughter, Colleen B., wife of Frank J. Falcone of Amity Twp.; brothers, Robert Hoffman of Oley, and Mark Hoffman of State College; sisters, JoAnn Brant of Seattle, WA and Karen Miller of Columbia, MD and grandchildren, Joshua and Lauren.

Peter H. "Poppy" Jenckes, 85, of Greenfields, passed away October 17. He is the husband of Margaret (Guenther) Jenckes. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children: Margaret H. Jenckes and Linda J. Bailey, both of Kutztown; Betsy J., wife of Charles C. Koch of Greenfields; Robert H. of Plainfield, NJ; and E. John of Baltimore, MD; daughter-in-law, Susan H. Jenckes and a cousin, Edward Delany.

Franklyn K. "Buddy" Killgore, 54, of Douglassville, passed away October 19 in Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Maria (Cavaliere) Killgore, of Douglassville. In addition to his wife, Franklyn is survived by his son, James, husband of Tanesha (Richards) Killgore; his daughter, Emily Killgore; sisters, Patricia Pullar and Lynn Walker; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Dawn Robin (Weiler) Kilpatrick, 74, of Reading, passed away October 20 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Charles R. "Mickey" Kilpatrick and the daughter of Edith (Schwambach) Weiler and the late Warren Weiler. In addition to her mother, Edith, Dawn is survived by twin sons, Gregory L. Kilpatrick of Fleetwood and Scott A. Kilpatrick of Exeter Twp.; a daughter, Kelly K. (Kilpatrick) Graham and her husband, Jeff, of West Lawn; grandchildren: Ashley M. Wolfgang and her husband, Reece G. of Douglassville; Kristy L. Graham and her fiancé, Steven Brandon of West Lawn; Jeffrey M. Graham and his fianceé, Jill Weber of Wyomissing; and Taylor R. Graham of West Lawn; great-grandchildren, Cameron M. and Ryan M. Graham; and a brother, Lynn Weiler and his wife, Barbara, of Mohnton.

Sidney D. Kline Jr., 82, passed away October 20 at The Highlands at Wyomissing. Sid was the husband of Barbara (James) Kline. Also surviving are children: Allison (Kline) McCanney, wife of the late David McCanney; Leslie (Kline) Davidson, wife of William R. Davidson; and Lisa (Kline) Gallen, wife of John H. Gallen Jr.; grandchildren: Megan P. Davidson of San Diego, CA; Michael Q. Davidson of Mount Joy; Christyn S. Davidson; William J. McCanney; Laura S. McCanney; Lindsay P. McCanney; Samuel J. Gallen; and Nathaniel S. Gallen, all of Wyomissing; sisters, Joan C. (Kline) Gingrich of Williamsport and E. Susan (Kline) Hart of Philadelphia, and a brother, Robert C. Kline, husband of Ann (Hooff) Kline, of Phoenixville.

Delores Edith (Simon) Lorah, 85, of Oley, passed away October 15 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Harold Charles Lorah. She is survived by children: Steven D., husband of Donna R. (Jean) Lorah of Oley; Lynnel P. Lorah of Oley; Kim H., husband of Donna L. (Wagaman) Lorah of Exeter Township; Jolene D. Lorah of Oley; and Denise C. (Lorah) Hermany of Fleetwood; grandchildren: Seth H., husband of Alecia (Carter) Lorah; Jenna M. Hermany; Kristine M. Lorah; Ryan M. Hermany; and Jessica A. Lorah; and step-grandson, Jason A., husband of Melissa (Schirmer) Reichert; great-grandson, Carter H. Lorah and step-great grandchildren, Elias P. Reichert and Victoria L. Reichert.

Edward J. Mackey, 84, husband of Inge (Linnemeier) Mackey of Boyertown, passed away October 20 in the Manatawany Manor. Edward is survived by his wife, Inge; daughters, Alynn Mackey and Jodi Heebner; brother, Richard Mackey.

Elizabeth Ann (Miller) McGlory, 82, passed away on October 19 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center, Narvon, PA. She was the widow of James F. McGlory. Surviving Elizabeth are sons: James P. McGlory of Pottstown; Timothy A. McGlory of Blue Ball; and Jason E., husband of Cindy McGlory of Womelsdorf; daughters, Elizabeth E., wife of Thomas M. Hart of Honey Brook and Catherine R. McGlory of Mohnton; brother, Andrew Miller of Conshohocken, PA and sister, Ellen Minnick of Horsham, PA; grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Elton G. Meitzler, 82, of Kutztown passed away October 16 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the widower of Goldie M. (Kern) Meitzler.  Survivors include daughter, Sherry L. (Meitzler), wife of Ted W. Stump, Kutztown; sons, Kerry L. Meitzler, Kutztown, and Terry E., husband of Karen L. (Schumaker) Meitzler, Kutztown; sister, Anna Mae (Meitzler) Martin, Kokomo, Ind.; and grandchildren: Janelle M. Stump; Addison T., husband of Katrina E. (Allendorfer) Meitzler; Shelby E. (Stump), wife of Jacob E. Schuster; Kailey L. Meitzler and Britney A. Meitzler; great-grandchildren, Madelyn A. Meitzler and Tanner Z. Schuster.

JoAnn Nace, 63, of Boyertown, widow of the late George P. Nace, passed away in the Pottstown Manorcare October 14. She was a daughter of Ruth E. (Bartholomew) and Robert H. Kent of Boyertown. Also surviving are brother, Bruce R. Kent; sister, Jean E. Thatcher.

Judy L. Nester, 69, of Brecknock Township, passed away October 20 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jack L. Nester. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa M., wife of Richard P. Henry, with whom she last resided; a brother, Theodore, husband of Jan Laguidara, Bern Twp.; a sister, Joyce (Yeager), wife of Harry Bair, Temple and grandsons, Shane and Seth Henry.

Karl "Duke" Victor Oberhauser, 77, passed away October 15 in his home in New Port Richey, FL. He is a native of Berks County. Surviving are a sister, Dee Weller, Bakersfield, CA; his sons, Douglas V. Oberhauser, Robesonia, and Dustan V. Oberhauser, Portsmouth, VA; daughters, Melissa L. Lusk, Edgewood, MD, and Lisa M. Cerniglia, Exeter Township; grandsons: Jordan, Lucas, Christopher, Kelli, and Logan Oberhauser, and granddaughters: Grace Lynne Cuesta, Amanda J Cerniglia, and Natalie Cerniglia.

Donna M. (Milburn) Oswald, 65, of Robesonia, passed away October 17 at the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of William I. Oswald. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Scott, and his wife; and grandchildren.

Christine A. (Quinn) Oxenreider, 86, of North Heidelberg Twp., passed away October 20 in the Reading Hospital. She was married to the late Ellwood H. Oxenreider. Surviving are her children: Elwood H. Oxenreider Jr., husband of Cindy of Womelsdorf; Michael E. Oxenreider and companion, Edyta of Bernville; and Linda L. Weaver of Robesonia; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchild that is expected to join the family in December; sister, Jane M., widow of Charles McCardell of Peach Bottom, PA; sister-in-law, Janet Quinn.

Christiane Powelson, 48, of Wyomissing, passed away October 14 in Sacred Heart Hospital. She was a daughter of Dieter Manfred Klatt and the late Ingrid Haftmann. In addition to her father, she is survived by daughters, Jessica, wife of Stephen Little, Okinawa, Japan; and Rachel Powelson, Wyomissing; sisters, Dagmar Blaeser and Heike Baczewski, both of Germany; grandchildren: Ava, Stephen and Jayden Little and her fiancé, Kevin Derr, Wyomissing.

Leonard C. Raifsnider, 79, of Reading, passed away October 22 in the home of Mary Raifsnider, with whom he resided. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Raifsnider; daughter, Linda (Raifsnider) Smalley; sons: Larry, Lee, and Leonard C. Raifsnider Jr.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers: Thomas, Ralph, and Donald Raifsnider, and sisters, Betty Jane Johnson and Sandy Zambito.

Mary Kathryn (Martin) Ramos, 65, formerly of Myerstown, passed away August 17 in Santa Ana, El Salvador. She was the wife of Lecho Ramos, Santa Ana. In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons: Jonnie Ramos and wife Elaine of Dublin, GA, Henry Ramos and wife Joyce of Dublin, GA; grandchildren: Kelvin, Jessenia, Tyler, Tony, Veronica and Sabrina Ramos; brothers: Larry Martin and wife Lois of Robesonia, Jerry Martin and wife Rhoda of Dublin, GA, Nevin Martin and wife Louise of Fredericksburg; sister Martha and husband Lester Burkholder of Allentown; and nieces and nephews.

Andrea M. Ramsey, 51, of Exeter Twp., passed away October 20 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Michael C. Ramsey and the daughter of Barrie C. Kinsey of Reading and Anita L. (Carlson) Dolak of Wyomisisng. Surviving in addition to her parents and husband is stepdaughter, Jennifer, wife of William Kremp, Mohnton; sister, Pamela, wife of Nathan Hudson, Tucson, AZ.; grandson, Connor Kremp, Mohnton.

Ruth Anna (Adams) Rissler, 82, of Richland, passed away October 15 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Amos H. Rissler. In addition to her husband, Amos, Ruth is survived by children: Michael W. Rissler and his wife, Eva of Lebanon; Janice M. (Rissler) Martz and her husband, Michael of Richland; and Stephen A. Rissler and his wife, Rosanna of Reiffton; grandchildren: Mark E. Rissler and his wife, Lauren of York; James A. Rissler of Jonestown; Joseph D. and Hannah R. Rissler of Reiffton; great-granddaughter, Hadassah Rayne Rissler and a host of brothers–in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Dorothy M. "Dot" Sajdak, 87, of Shillington,passed away October 15 in her residence. Dot is survived by her husband, Alfonso Sajdak; her niece, Anna Marie Endy of Reading and several other nieces and nephews.

Henry A. Seebald, 94, passed away October 19 at The Highlands at Wyomissing. He was the husband of Gladys M. (McKeever) Seebald. In addition to his wife, Gladys, he is survived by his sons, Richard H., husband of Judith C. Seebald, Berkeley Heights, NJ, and James D., husband of Catherine G. Seebald, Wellsville, NY; sister, Harriett S. MacDonald, Allentown; brothers, F. Warren Seebald, Frederick, MD; John W. Seebald, York; grandchildren: Hannah Watson, Katherine Seebald, Paul Seebald, Allison Seebald, and great-grandchildren: Claire, Sophie, Evan and Benjamin.

Robert E. Seleski, 88, formerly of South Temple, passed away October 17 in St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Kemmerling) Seleski. Surviving are daughters: Dr. Liz Seidel, wife of Dr. John Seidel, Muncie, IN; and Alison, wife of Richard Oja, Newington, CT; grandchildren: Jonathan, husband of Lauren Seidel, Mount Prospect, IL; Christine Seidel, Muncie, IN; and Alyssa Oja, Newington, CT; nieces: Maxine Stump, Ocean Pines, MD; Rochelle Creamer, Timonium, MD; and Deborah Ward, Nine Mile Falls, WA; and a nephew, Roger Goss, Townsend, MD.

David M. Shirk, 63, passed away October 18 at the Reading Hospital. He was the son of Henry E. and Marian V. (Wolfe) Shirk of Shillington. Surviving in addition to his parents are sons, Scott H., husband of Rachael M. Shirk of Memphis, TN; and Andrew D. Shirk of Hamburg; grandchildren, Katherine and Matthew Shirk of Memphis, TN; a sister, Hettie L. (Shirk), wife of Bruce K. Riegel of Hamburg.

Robert L. Skipper, 83, Reading, passed away Oct. 11 at St. Joseph's Medical Center. He is survived by a longtime companion, Jenette Firek of Reading; her children: Ronnie Linderman, husband of Kathy; Deborah, wife of Jack Simmons; Diane, wife of David Butzer; and David Firek, husband of April Firek; his children: sons, Todd F. of Reading; Jon M., husband of Deborah (Mistek) of Lebanon; two daughters, Rachel A. Skipper of Reading; and Brenda S., wife of Thomas Kurst of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Yukiko (Teramura) Steffy, 82, passed away October 19 at the Pocopson Nursing Home in West Chester, PA. She is predeceased by her husband, Rodney E. Steffy. Survivors include her sons, John and Rodney Jr., and grandchildren: Jennifer, Paul, Conner, and Tanner.

Evelyn M. (Schumacher) Szvetecz, 84, passed away October 16 in Manor Care, Sinking Spring. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Szvetecz. Survivors include: daughters, Cheryl Czechowski of Laureldale, and Susan, wife of Tim Reilly of Muhlenberg Twp.; grandchildren: Laura, wife of Timothy Kern of Spring Twp.; Charles Czechowski of Laureldale; Daniel Reilly of Muhlenberg Twp.; and Michael Reilly of Muhlenberg Twp.; and great-grandchildren, Ryan and Evan Kern of Spring Twp.

Hector E. Tarango, 52, of Exeter Twp., passed away October 15 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Hector was a son of Maria Irene De Los Santos of El Paso. Surviving are a daughter, Icie Tarango of Reading; a son, Matthew Weiler-Tarango of Reading and his fiancée, Michele Maciejewski, with whom he resided; sisters, Elsa De Los Santos, Silvia De Los Santos and a brother, Alex De Los Santos, all of El Paso, TX; grandchildren; Jullian Jacobs, Angelina Jacobs, Trinity Weiler and Serenity Weiler.

Ryan G. Tracy, 39, of Sinking Spring, passed away October 21 in The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Sarah L. (MacAdam) Tracy and a son of Gordon and Christina (Garibay) Tracy, Muhlenberg Township. Also surviving are children: Gavin R. Tracy, and Rhys D. Tracy, both students at Conrad Weiser East Elementary, and Hunter L. Tracy; brothers: Nolan D. Tracy, Muhlenberg Township; Austin D., husband of Anabella Tracy, Devon, PA; and Evan F. Tracy, San Francisco, CA.

John H. Turner Sr., 76, Penn Twp., passed away October 1 in his residence. John was the husband of Marianne (Sirico) Turner. Surviving, with his wife Marianne, are sons, John Henry Turner Jr. and Douglas James Turner, both of Penn Twp.; and his sister, Marilyn, wife of Herb Mocksfield of VA.

Ann-Louise (Focht) Wanner, 79, of Spring Township, passed away October 17 in Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Richard J.Wanner. In addition to her husband, she is survived by children: William R., Reinholds; Stephen R., husband of Catherine, Bernville; Sharon A., wife of Terry L. Heckman, Muhlenberg Township; and Lois A., wife of Charles Shelton, Womelsdorf; her sister, Kathleen DiTorrice, N. Brunswick, NJ; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harold T. (Tommy) Woods Sr., 69, passed away October 20. Tommy is survived by sons, Harold T. (wife, Karen of Chicago, Il), and Matthew F. of Boston, Ma.; grandchildren, Nathaniel and Zoe Woods; sisters: Maxine S. Dickerson, Beatrice K. Bennett and Mary R. Liggs all of Reading; his former wife, Christine (Cooper) Woods of Tinley Park, Il., and God brother, Daniel Scott of Reading.

John William Wunsch Jr., 92, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away October 22 in Berks Heim, Bern Township. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Jane (Huyett) Wunsch. Surviving is his daughter, Margaret E. "Peggy," wife of James L. Spinka of Muhlenberg Township; his sister, Betty Cardinal of Stony Creek; grandchildren, Mark J. Spinka and Lisa A. Plavcin; great-grandchildren: Emily, Lindsey, Amani, Leah and Nathan; and a great-great-grandson, Carter.

Sandra "Honey" Youngerman, 80, Muhleberg Township, passed away in BVN Hospice care at Manor Care, Laureldale on October 14. She is survived by her husband, Sanford "Sy" Youngerman; sons: Hank, Reading; Mitchell and wife, Jamie, Pittsburgh area; and Brian and wife, Denise, Mt. Joy; and grandsons Benjamin and Ryan; and a sister, Frances in FL; and several nieces and nephews.