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Teresa (DiCamillo) Amadio, 89, formerly of Temple, passed away May 12 in Manor Care, Laureldale. She was the widow of Bernardino Amadio. Teresa is survived by son, Germano (Rita) Amadio; daughters: Domenica (Luigi) Candelori, Francesca (Filippo) Vallonio, and Anna Maria (Andrew) Alvine, all of Muhlenberg Twp.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Adeline DiCamillo in Italy.

Michael Barna, 96, passed away May 8 in Livonia, MI. He was the widow of Matushka Jane Barna. Surviving are children, Michael E. Jr. (Gail), Rt. Rev. Mitered Archpriest Timothy M. Barna (Sherelynn) and Suzanne Y. (Edward) Veres; grandchildren, Natasha (Brian), Michael E. III (Dana), Tatiana, Genevieve, Larissa and Blaise; and great-grandchildren, Michael IV, Brooke and Zachery.

Parke C. Boone, Jr., 84, passed away May 12 in his Shillington residence. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Nonnon) Boone. Parke is also survived by children, Deborah I. (Edward C.) Fabriziani, Fleetwood, Dawn A. (Thomas) Drennan, Downington, Richard D. Boone, Bridgeport, and Donna E. (Jeffrey) Sedoti, Exeter Twp.; sister, Beverly Leinbach, Mt. Penn; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Leon H. Borry, 101, formerly of Shillington, passed away May 9 at the Broad Mountain Home in Frackville, PA. He was the widower of Pearl L. (Leininger) Borry. Surviving are daughters, Jaynee B. (Don W.) Marberger of Mohnton and Joan L. Borry of Shillington; grandchildren, Pamela J. (Timothy) Ciraulo of Leesport and James D. L. Shupp and Denise Lorish of Shillington; great-grandchildren, George L. Ciraulo of Leesport, Madison and Mason Shupp of Shillington; and step-sister, Arlene Eschelman of Lititz.

Joan Boyd, 80, formerly of Bernville, passed away May 10 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Surviving are her husband, William C. Boyd; sons, William L. and James Boyd; daughter, Penny (Leonard) Sokolovich; grandchildren, Bethany Clark, Andrew and Nicholas Sokolovich, and William, Alyssa, and Morgan Boyd; and great-grandchildren, Killian Clark and William J. Boyd II.

Judith M. Boyer, 70, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 6 in Mifflin Center. She was the wife of Terry A. Boyer. Also surviving are son, William J. (Charlotte)?Valeriano, Laureldale; daughter, Brenda E. (Bryan) Mackiewicz, Temple; stepson, Scott D. Boyer, Houston, TX; stepdaughter, Alicia D. Spencer, Reading; granddaughters, Rachel and Brianna;  stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, H. Richard Shugar, Reading; and sister, Camille B. Wenrich, Muhlenberg Twp.

Shirley Mae (Hunsberger) Burke, 76, passed away May 8 at ManorCare in West Reading. She was the wife of Richard Burke. Shirley is also survived by children, Cindy Smith, Steven Pienta and Tammy Burke; grandchildren, Joey, Jason, Elizabeth, Steven and Olivia Pienta, Candy Green, Jonathan Burke-Reppert and Justine and Joshua Reppert; great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill, Harry and Jim Hunsberger; and sister, Mary Ernesto.

Angelita Castro, 54, of Bronx, NY, passed away May 5 in Monte Fiore Medical Center, NY. She was the wife of Nelson Martinez. Surviving are children, Jennifer and Jessica Castro; and siblings, Manuel, Orlando and Ana Rosa Castro.

Jeannette L. (Thomaskey) Conner, 102, of Cumru Twp., passed away May 12 in Manor Care, Laureldale. Her husband, Robert F. Conner, Jr., preceded her in death.

Anna Mae Corbett, 71, of Narvon, formerly of Mohnton, passed away May 5 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Centre, Narvon. Surviving are children, Arnelle Patricia Rock of Chester Springs, Allen Corbett of Mohnton and Trace (Thomas) Zdradzinski of Morgantown; grandchildren, Sequoia Rock, Acacia Rock, Ashley Corbett and Taylor Zdradzinski; great-grandson, Aiden; siblings, Sandra (Richard) Patersen of Mt. Penn, Sylvia (Kenneth) Snyder of Tampa, FL, Diane (Philip) Schlegel of Laureldale, Paul (Susie) Brown, Jr. of Florida, and Cheryl (Bernie) Morris of Carthage, TN.

Linda (Dilanzo) D'Alessandro, 70, of Birdsboro, passed away May 10 in her residence. She was the wife of Raymond B. D'Alessandro. Also surviving are sons, Moreno D'Alessandro of Exeter Twp., Marco A. (Carla N.) D'Alessandro of Wyomissing; sisters, Anna and Gabriella; and grandchildren, Siena and Vincent.

Lillian M. Dettling, 87, of Wyomissing, passed away May 3 in Columbia Cottage. She is survived by sister-in-law, Roberta L. Dettling, Reading; nephews, Todd A. Dettling, Charlotte, NC, and Brian M. (Stacey) Dettling, Portland, OR; and great-niece, Mathilde R. Dettling.

William Leo Didyoung, Sr., 83, of Maidencreek Twp., passed away May 8 in St. Joseph Medical Center. His wife, Betty M. Alesi, preceded him in death. William is survived by children, Tony M. (Deborah A.) Didyoung, Blandon, Thomas J. (Linda) Didyoung, Lancaster, and Tina R. (Jody J.) Schaeffer, Kutztown; daughter-in-law, Linda L. Didyoung, Fleetwood; brother, John A. (Adelaide) Didyoung, Temple; grandchildren, Michelle, Kelly, Jody, Tyler and Tessa; great-grandchildren, Brett, Ian, Jillian and Brandon; nieces and nephews.

Harry L. Dieffenbach, 79, of Womelsdorf, passed away May 8 in Stoneridge Towne Centre, Myerstown. He was the husband of Mildred G. Burkholder Dieffenbach. Also surviving are son, Timothy L. (Ruby) Dieffenbach, Myerstown; daughter, Dorcas (Elvin) Burkholder and Susan (Tim) Feaser, Canal Fulton, OH; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Frances A. Eshbach, 65, passed away May 6 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Junior S. Eshbach. Frances is survived by daughters, Dora M. Haring-Anderson and Jessica L. Kowalczyk; sons, Thomas L. Haring and Carl M. Haring; brothers, Joseph Kulp and Michael Kulp; sisters, Mary Hoch and Catherine Reitnauer; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.

Quentin E. Fair, 93, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 9. He was the widower of Florence (Koeneke) Fair. Survivors include daughters, Teresa (Frank) Cambria, Exeter Twp, Pamela (James) Armstrong; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Janet D. Faust, 78, formerly of Fleetwood, passed away May 8 in Reading Hospital Medical Center. She was the widow of Carl S. Faust. Surviving are son, Rodney C. (Sandra) Faust of Temple; grandchildren, Tamara (Charles) Colon of Alabama, Shannon Sowers of Reading, and Darin Faust of Temple; great-grandchildren, Alexia Sowers, Jacqualynn Sowers, Cody Stembridge and Wyatt Acevado; and siblings, Shirley (Robert) Schoenly of Reading, Marjorie (Mark) Reitnauer of Boyertown, and Robert (Kay) Youse, of Boyertown.

Lynnwood L. Fitterling, 69, of Cumru Twp., passed away May 10 in his residence. He is survived by sisters, Gladys Shaak, Newmanstown, Marian Emes, Greer, SC, and Joyce Conrad, Spring Twp.; nieces, Pamela Parenti and Bonnie Stockler; and nephews, Jeffrey Fitterling and Steven Conrad.

Betty J. Ford, 85, of Reading, passed away May 6 in Manor Care, Laureldale. She is survived by sisters, Kathy Ford, Linda Ford, Gloria Stacey, Geraldine Rudy, Beryl Helwig, Dolores McCoy and Patricia Simon.

Randy S. Frederick, 27, of Pottstown, passed away at his residence May 10. He was the son of Robert and Donna (Masarone) Frederick of Oley. Also surviving are sister, Jessica Frederick of Oley; maternal grandparents, Gerald and Elaine Masarone of Spring Hill, FL; paternal grandparents, William and Delores Frederick of Boyertown; maternal great-grandmother, Connie Masarone of Deptford, NJ; paternal great-grandfather, Vernon Schwenk of Kutztown; aunt and uncle, James and Michele Frees of Fleetwood; uncle, Gerald Masarone of Delaware; and cousins.

George E. Garner, 63, of Elverson, PA, passed away May 12 at the Phoenixville Hospital. He was married to Vivian Gail (Deering) Garner. Also surviving are son, Jeremy D. (Heather) Garner of Elverson; daughter, Jessica L. (Jason) McKee of Pottstown; brothers, Harrison A. Garner, Jr. of Elverson, and Jimmy L. Garner of Morgantown; sisters, Wanda L. Lachman of Birdsboro, Shirley A. Griest of Morgantown, Dolly L. Waltman of Morgantown, and Rita M. Moore of Green Hills, PA; and grandchildren.

Theresa K. Gontkovsky, 85, of Reading, passed away May 7 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Twp. She was the wife of Leonard L. Gontkovsky. Other survivors include brother, John A. (Adelaide)?Didyoung of Temple;  niece and nephews.

Franklin D. "Donny" Groh, 80, of South Heidelberg Twp., passed away May 13 at the Wyomissing Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Blanche I. (Sweitzer) Groh. Also surviving are stepsons, Kim R. (Julie)?Steinman, Wernersville, and Ricky L. (Marykay) Steinman, South Heidelberg Twp.; sister, Barbara A. Kissinger, Denver, PA; grandchildren, Jenna, Shannon and Chad; and great-grandchildren, Aiden and Hayley.

Vera Louise Guido, 69, passed away May 6 in her Lower Alsace residence. Her husband, Santo S. Guido, preceded her in death. Surviving are son, Lewis S. (Brenda C.) Guido of Temple;  daughters, Davina L. Merkel and Tiffany V. Guido, both of Exeter; grandchildren, Kayla L. Merkel, Angela J. Guido and Nicole M. Guido, Alyssa R. Guido, Alex W. Merkel and Kendra N. Guido; brother, William (Debbie) Graff of Hamburg; and sisters, Connie (Howard) Hunter of Birdsboro, Carole (Gordon) Bentz of Muhlenberg, Sharon (Bump) Ohlinger of Shillington, and Cindy Werner of Muhlenberg.

Rev. William Everett Harner, Jr., 88, of Reiffton, passed away May 8 while at home. He was the husband of Thelma (Reinert) Harner. Also surviving are daughter, Dr. Kathy (Gregory) McCord; son, William E. (Ruth) Harner III; grandchildren, William Everett (Erica) Harner IV, George (JamiE) Harner, Jason (Heather) McCord, Dan McCord, Kristin (Mark) Swartley, Kate (Dan) Munn; great-grandchildren, Adison, Reagan and William E. Harner V, Travis and Gavin Harner, Teagan, Willa, and Mazie McCord, Kole and Reid Swartley, Hadley and Keenan Munn; siblings, Robert Harner, Louise (Robert "Skip") Trainer, Merle (Joy) Harner, Marvin (Shirley) Harner, David (Barbara) Harner; nieces and nephews.

James G. Hauk, 87, formerly of Berks Co., and Florida, passed away in Hershey Medical Center May 10. He was the husband of Doris (Morgan) Hauk. James is also survived by daughter, Beth (Jack) Molets, Sinking Spring; son, Randy (Marilyn), Blandon; grandchildren, Kate, Mason and Madison; and brother, Howard in Tennessee.

Mary G. (Lawlor) Hess, 94, passed away May 8 in Spring Twp. She was predeceased by her husband, Lyman R. Hess. Surviving are daughters, Catherine M. Hess, Greenville, SC, and Mary Grace Rugh, Shillington; grandchildren, David (Jeanne) Rugh Jr. and their daughter, Kayla; granddaughter, Kelli (John) Gauker and their children, Emily, Meredith and Calvin; and grandson, Kevin (Jessie) Rugh and their children, Olivia, Abigail, Zeno and Eli.

John Worley “Jack” Hinkel, Jr., 74, passed away at home April 25. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ragsdale Hinkel; daughter, Jacqueline (David) Sinicrope; son, John Robert (Cerisa) Hinkel; grandchildren, Elisabeth Anne Sinicrope and Gavin John Hinkel; and brother, Ron (Karen) Hinkel.

E. Annette "Annie" Hivner, 79, of Shillington, passed away May 11 at her residence. She was predeceased by her husband, John E. Hivner. Surviving are children, Debra C. (Raymond) Noble of Shillington, Donna M. Harrison of Mohnton, Vicki L. (Giuseppe) Aquila of Sinking Spring, Alyssa L. Green, and Zachery L. Green; grandchildren, Jennifer Schafer, Jason Troelsch, Brian Finkbone, Kayla Aquila, Abby Harrison, Alli Aquila and Samantha Aquila; sister, Peggy Justice; and brother, Derrell Wilson.

Karen S. Huber, 61, of Reading, passed away May 7 in her residence. Surviving are sons, Jesse L. (Rebecca) Bussell, Birdsboro, Jeremiah J. Bussell, Reading; brother, James R. Huber, Kalamazoo, MI; and grandchildren: Lillian, Hunter and Sawyer.

Tina Louise (Deysher) Huber, 54, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away in her residence May 7. She was the daughter of Ona (Bell) Deysher, Muhlenberg Twp., and the late Robert K. Deysher, and the wife of Duane C. Huber. Also surviving are daughters, Jessica L. (Eric) Hopkins, Shillington, and Katie L. Huber, Laureldale; brothers, Terry (Debbie) Deysher, Shillington, and Toby (Jill) Deysher, Temple; and grandsons, Mason and Noah Hopkins.

Nellie Jane Ibach, 84, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 12 in her home. She was the wife of Robert R. Ibach. Also surviving are children, Robert R. (Mary) Ibach, Jr., of Jefferson, MD, Deborah J. (Gary R.) Breidenstein of Reading, Cynthia M. DeBinder of Sinking Spring, and David R. (Patricia) Ibach of Wellsboro, PA; grandchildren, Jason Shade, Matthew Ibach, Michelle Ibach, Zachary DeBinder, Luke Ibach and Alex DeBinder; great-granddaughter, Brittany; and siblings, Shirley Conrad of Blandon, Linda Bohn of West Reading and Carl Hoffman of West Reading.

Marie Arlene (Shirey) Kappenstein, 95, wife of the late Ernest E. Kappenstein, Sr., passed away May 8 at Keystone Villa, Douglassville. Surviving are daughter, Joan Young (Michael R. Suchocki) of Potter Co.; sons, Harry W. (Diane) Kappenstein and Dennis E. Kappenstein, both of Boyertown; grandchildren, Lynn (David) Shoap, Lori (Frank) Sweitzer, Chris (Jennifer) Kappenstein, Leigh Ann (William) Gotwals; great-grandchildren, Amber and Lindsay Shoap, Ashley Haraczka, Kyleigh and Ragan Kappenstein, Harper, Gage and Kane Gotwals; brothers, Earl (Betty Pearl) Shirey of Douglassville and Elmer (Nancy) Shirey of Birdsboro; and daughter-in-law, Rita Kappenstein of Stowe, PA.

David Larry Keehn, 68, of Alsace Twp., passed away May 10 at University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was the husband of Jo-Anne Marie (Lis) Keehn, and a son of Mary Eleanor Keehn DeLong of Wernersville and the late Eugene Y. Keehn. Also surviving are daughters, Andrea L. (Ryan B.) Sanders of Ruscombmanor Twp. and Danielle L. (Christopher M.) Wolfe of Havre de Grace, MD; and their mother, Janet E. Keehn of St. Lawrence; sister, Brenda Myers of Hughesville, Lycoming Co.; brother, Mark Keehn of Newnan, GA; and grandchildren, Kylie L. Sanders, Korra L. Sanders and Julien R. Wolfe.

Maynard Kehl, 82, formerly of West Wyomissing, passed away May 13 at Berks Heim. His wife, Doris M. (Bender) Kehl, preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Mark J. (Barbara) Kehl, Shoemakersville, and Allan (Sonia)?Kehl, Wernersville; daughter, Linda A. (Warren) Schaeffer, Mt. Penn; and grandson, Michael J. (Sarah)?Kehl, Bethlehem.

Lillie A. Keller, 92, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 11 in ManorCare Health Services, Laureldale. She was the wife of the late Paul S. "Pete" Keller. Surviving are daughters, Beck Frey, Wyomissing, and Diane Keller, Reading; sister, Carol E. (Floyd) Richard, Fleetwood; grandchildren, Cindy Wiggins, Timothy Landis, Darren Frey, Paula Schrader, Danielle Frey; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Evelyn V. Kemp, 81, of Leesport, passed away May 7 in ManorCare, Laureldale. She was the widow of Robert L. Kemp. Surviving are daughters, Renee L. (Brian) Miller, Paoli, and Sharon J. (Larry) Mengle, Leesport; son, Douglas L. (Mary Beth) Kemp, Windsor Twp.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Jane Donaldson, Bellevue, WA, and Dorothy (Paul) Miller, Shoemakersville.

Arthur R. Kline, Sr., 90, of Reading, passed away May 6 in Berkshire Center. He was the husband of Marion R. (Shaffer) Kline. Arthur is also survived by son, Kenneth L. Kline of Reading; grandson, Michael L. Kline, Sr.; great-grandsons, Michael L. Kline. Jr. and Evan T. Kline; and brother, Donald L. Kline of Exeter Twp.

Helen M. Klink, 101, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 10 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles F. Klink. Surviving are children, Mary Lou Seiz of Exeter Twp., Madeline Weidner of Shillington, and Frederick C. "Fritz" Klink of Tuscon, AZ; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Jeffrey Scott Krick, 53, of Mohnton, passed away May 9 at Reading Hospital. He was the son of Vivian D. (Slichter) Krick and the late Richard S. Krick, and the companion of Debbie Guigley. Jeffrey is also survived by children, Andrew (Ashley) Krick, Austin Krick,  Melanie (Paul) Baffuto, and Jenelle (Gerald) Nolt; grandchildren, Nolan, Trayton, Julia, Xavier, Gabriel, Faith, Carson, Cameron, Kyle and Alison; brother, Gregory L. (Holly) Krick; nieces and nephews.

Bess J. Leisey, 87, formerly of Shillington, passed away May 10 at County Meadows, Wyomissing. She is survived by children, Elias E. (Patricia Ann) Leisey III of Bennett, CO, Karen L. (Kim) Runge of Perry, GA, and Janice A. (Todd) Elgin of Plymouth, NH; brother, Walter J. Leisey, Jr. of Robesonia; grandchildren, Kristin Runge, Jonathon Runge, Chris Leisey, Jennifer Leisey; and great-grandchildren, Ryland Leisey, Elias Bergman and Gabrielle Riffie.

Kenneth B. Lochman, 72, of Daytona Beach, FL, passed away April 30. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis Lochman. Surviving are son, Kevin Madary; brother, Raymond (Marian) Lochman; and sister, Cindy (Zane) Reed.

Carley Ann Long, 16, of Heidelberg Twp., passed away May 6. She is survived by her mother, Judith A. (Alan) Powell, Wernersville; father, Calvin R. (Lynne) Long, Sr., Auburn, PA; brother, Calvin R. Long, Jr., Hershey; sister, Nora J. Long, England; uncles, Jeffrey W. Allen and James R. Allen; aunt, Terry Allen; and cousins, Jerimiah Allen and James R. Allen III.

Roy P. Loucks, 66, of Sinking Spring, passed away May 9 in his residence. He is survived by half-brothers, Paul Wanner, Forrest Wanner and Bruce Wanner; nieces and nephews.

Earle G. Macmullan, Jr., 82, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 9 in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the husband of Jean N. (Levan) Macmullan. Earle is also survived by children, Deborah A. (Robert) Stewart, Bethlehem, Donna L. Stitt, Bethlehem, Dawn M. Konapelsky, Whitehall, and David E. Macmullan, Leesport; stepchildren, Judy A. Newpher-Rider (Craig R.), Fleetwood, and Denis L. (Elizabeth A.) Newpher, Oley; sister, Joan Day, Quakertown; grandchildren, Christopher Stewart, Jaime Stewart, Jennifer Loxley and Brian Pum; stepgrandchildren, Tara Newpher and Lee Newpher; and great-grandchildren.

Darlene G. (Durham) Marshall, 65, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away April 25 in North Vista Hospital, Las Vegas, NV. She was the wife of Harold Marshall of California. Surviving are daughters, Renae Miller of Reading, and Kimberly Reddick of Aspen Hill, MD; stepdaughters, Lisa Marshall of Reading and Nina Johnson of New Jersey; sisters, Joan Piper, Lorene McFarlin,  and Pauline Durham-Sims, all of Reading; brothers, Larry (Pat) Durham, Leon (Carol) Durham, Clifford Durham, all of Reading, Desmond Durham of Clermont, FL; stepbrother, Morris Williams of Montgomery, AL; grandsons, Reggie Lewis, Brenden Lindsey, Avery Lindsey and Mason Davis, all of Reading; nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Lucille M. (Godfrey) Massey, 87, formerly of Birdsboro, passed away May 10 at Berks Co. Home, Berks Heim. She was the widow of Harold Raymond Massey. Lucille is survived by  sons, Harold A. (Dale L.)?Massey of Kunkletown, PA, Roger L. (Jodie) Massey of Hinesville, GA; daughters, Bettylou (Donald Sr.) Riegner of Shinglehouse, PA, Lucille M. Hernandez of Birdsboro, and Kay L. of Reading; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Alan G. Miller, 59, passed away May 11. He was the husband of Nancy Miller.  Also surviving are children, Joshua (Rachel) Miller, Jessica (Mark) Hutchinson, Caleb (Cassie) Miller, Sarah (Beau) Coffman, Anna (Brad) Kunkle, Abigail Miller, and Nathanael Miller; grandchildren; mother, Dorothy of Harleysville; brothers and sisters.

Edward G. Mitchell, 86, of Cumru Twp., passed away May 7 in Mifflin Center. He was the husband of Ruth N. (Davis) Mitchell. Edward is also survived by children, Edward Mitchell, Schuylkill Co., David (Brenda) Mitchell, Robesonia, Ruth Ann (Dennis) Guiles, Shillington, and Gail (Vincent) Long, Reading; grandchildren, Rebecca, Cassandra, Kyle, Sean, Charles, Colin and Josh; and great-grandson, Ethan.

Gelacia Muyet, 77, of Reading, passed away May 11 in her residence. Surviving are children, Andre, Lourdes, Luz, Dora, Nelly, David and Elizabeth; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother and sister.

Shuree A. Hildenbrand Oswald, 80, formerly of Whitfield, passed away May 6 in Country Meadows. She is survived by son, Edward D. (Kathy) Oswald, Birdsboro; daughter, Wendy S. (Michael) Woytovich, Shillington; sister, Eileen L. (Curt) Huie, Wernersville; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary P. Palka, 84, of Reading, passed away May 7 in her home. She was the widow of Theodore “Whitey” August Szczepanski. Mary is survived by children, Theodore A. (Barbara) Szczepanski, Jr. of Sinking Spring, Rosemary (Steven) Raimo of Allentown, Jolyn (Edward) Ostrowski of Muhlenberg, and Lori Lefebre of Reinholds; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Larry Roger Phillips, 76, of Reading, passed away May 8 in Berks Heim. He is survived by sister, Nancy P. Goodman of McKees Rocks, PA; nephew, Matthew (Tina) Goodman of McKees Rocks; niece, Rachel (H. B.) Swoope of Alexandria, VA; great-nieces, Kayla, Vivian, Jane; and great-nephews, Henry and Graham.

Mary Geraldine Pizzo, 83, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 8 in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the wife of Anthony Pizzo, Jr. Also surviving are children, Michael A. Pizzo, Muhlenberg Twp., and Judith A. Pelka, Reading; brother, Stephen Doleniak, Shillington; and grandchildren, Christopher Pelka, Oley, Matthew Pelka, and Michael Pelka, both of Reading.

Edna Charles Pollak, 95, passed away May 7 at the Highlands at Wyomissing. She was the widow of Lewis Pollak. Edna is survived by daughter-in-law, Barbara Beltaire Pollak; granddaughters, Lindsay McConahey Pollak (Jordan Jacobs); Alexis Pollak (Jacob) Hauptman; Jennifer McConahey Pollak; and great-granddaughters, Ada Pollak Jacobs and Wren Pollak Jacobs.

Stella G. Powaski, 89, of Robeson Twp., passed away May 10 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Twp. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul P. "Pete" Powaski. Stella is survived by daughter, Carol A. Powaski, of Reading, nieces and nephews.

Dwight R. Powell, 82, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 10 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Smith) Powell. Dwight is also survived by sons, G. Kirby (Dr. Debra L.) Powell of New Jerusalem, and Glen R. (Tracy L.) Powell of Exeter Twp.; daughter, Deborah J. (Kenneth) Fleischmann of Ellicott City, MD; grandchildren, Kyle, Rachel, Kelsey, Andrew, Lauren, Taylor and Connor; great-grandchildren, Colton and Mackenzie; and brother, Bruce M. (Dorothy) Powell of Fayetteville, AK.

David Prater, 57, of Reading, passed away May 11 in his residence. He was the husband of Jean (Steele) Prater, and the son of Virginia Prater. David is also survived by brothers, Michael (Aline) Prater, Ivory (Tricia) Prater, and James Prater; sisters, Debra Prater, Geraldine Prater and Karlene Morgan; stepson, Corey Steele; step-daughter, Lisa Steele; nephews; nieces; great-nieces; great-nephews; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Angel Ramos, 92, of Reading, passed away May 11 in his home. He was the husband of Zaida Arias. Angel is survived by children, sisters and brothers.

George Francis Robertson, Jr., 93, of Pike Twp., passed away May 12 in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the widower of Evelyn B. (Reichert) Robertson. George is survived by children, G. Mark (Denise L.) Robertson of Pike Twp., and Marsha J. (John T.) Bartholomew of Montgomery Co.; brother, Charles (Erma) Robertson of Exeter Twp.; grandchildren, Kimberly A. (Chad) Altstaetter of Celina, OH, Joanna L. Robertson of Montgomery Co., and Andrew M. (Colleen) Robertson of Oley; and great-grandchildren, Conner and Carter Altstaetter, both of Celina, OH.

Patricia E. Rudy, 76, of Reading, passed awayMay 9 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was the widow of Robert Rudy. Patricia is survived by daughters, Karen Arthur of Laureldale, Pamela Leed of Reading; sons, Robert R. Rudy and Timothy A. Rudy, both of Reading; sisters, Dorothy Hartman, Joyce Cmehil, Rae Fowler and June Williams; brothers, Raymond Rader and Norman Rader; grandchildren, Jan Rudy, Jason Rudy, Jamie Conde, Jessica Woodring, Justine Nolt, Beth Anne Shriver and Chad Schaffer; and great-grandchildren.

Rayfield J. Scalese, 77, of Temple, passed away May 6 at his residence. He is survived by sisters, June Williams, Mariealena Moyer and  brother, John Scalese, all of Ruscombmanor Twp.

Dolores "Dolly" Jean (Nagle) Snyder, 84, of The Highlands at Wyomissing, and formerly of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away May 9 in The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Luppold Snyder. Dolores is survived by sons, Jeffrey C. (Karen A.) Snyder, and Andrew R. (Lisa J.) Snyder, both of Muhlenberg Twp.; grandchildren, Jillian (Michael) Owen, Mt. Joy, Kirsten Snyder, Muhlenberg Twp., Sarah (Jose) Villatoro, Muhlenberg Twp., Erik (Lauren) Snyder, West River, MD, Alan Snyder, Harrisburg, and Aimee (Charlie) Fisher, Lititz; great-grandson, Carter;  and sisters, Patricia Kearney, Virginia Beach, Silvia (Jim) Shaner, Laureldale, Christina Nagle, Reading, Susan (Louis) Ryder, Reading; and brother, Dr. William (Judy) Nagle, North Little Rock, AR.

Mary Jane (Missmer) Snyder, 79, passed away May 11 in her Spring Twp. residence. She was the wife of Roy G. Snyder. Also surviving are children, Michael R. (Donna) Snyder, Glenwood, MD, and Alison Snyder, Wyomissing; sister, Florence Irene Maloney, Charleston, SC; grandchildren, Matthew R. Snyder, Nicholas R. Snyder and Natalie C. Snyder; step-grandchildren, Nicholas Gurfolino, Angela Gurfolino and Vincent Gurfolino; and sisters-in-law, Barbara Albright of Northampton and Evelyn Broad of Whitehall.

Evelyn A. (Ohlinger) Speicher, 88, of Wernersville, passed away May 8 at Phoebe Berks Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Samuel H. Speicher. Evelyn is survived by son, Ronald E. (Peggy) Speicher, Bernville and sister, Ardell A. Heffner, Wyomissing.

Harry K. Strause, Jr., 80, passed away May 6 in Golden Living Center, Exeter Twp. He is survived by sister, Mildred "Micky" Witwer of Bowmansville; nephews; niece; and his companion, Rose Marie Dallao, a resident at Golden Living Center.

Phyllis Symons, 90, formerly of Pennside, passed away May 12 in Phoebe Berks Village, Wernersville. She was the wife of Sidney L. Symons. Also surviving are son, Howard (JoAnne) Symons, Bethesda, MD; daughter, Barbara (James) Miller, Brookfield, IL; and grandchildren.

Rudy Walenta, 87, of Wyomissing, passed away May 6 at The Highlands of Wyomissing. He was the husband of Patricia (Kalbach) Walenta. Rudy is also survived by daughters, Cheryl Walenta (Gary Holzman), Glenmoore, PA, and Cynthia Walenta (Warren Gluck), Tucson, AZ; son, Steven Walenta (Deborah Gussman), Haddonfield, NJ; stepchildren, Mark Werner, Sinking Spring, and Krista Werner Stafford, West Reading; grandchildren, Jamie, Jennifer, Michael, Jacob H., Caitlin, Max, Jeffrey, Luke, Shawn, Ethan and Jacob W.; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Sam, Evan, Dylan, Conner and Caleb; and brothers, Alexander Kavounas, Lillian, AL, Nicholas Kavounas, Allentown, and Thomas Kavounas, Charlottesville, VA.

Leslie P. "Les" Weidman, 73, of Jefferson Twp., passed away May 8 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Manwiller) Weidman. Also surviving are daughter, Linda J. (David M.) Hatfield of Amity Twp.; son, Steven C. Weidman of Womelsdorf; grandchildren, Tyler and Ashley Blatt; and brother, Russell C. (Dawn) Weidman of Shartlesville.

Joseph S. Wein, 94, of Wyomissing, passed away May 12 in his residence. He was the husband of Rae C. (Yeakley) Wein. Also surviving are son, Jason S. Wein, Mohrsville; daughter, Joanne D. Wein, Blacklick, OH; granddaughters, Jacqueline Wein, Shillington, and Stephanie Wein, Wyomissing; and great-granddaughter, Sophia.

Edward V. Whalen, Jr., 66, of Exeter Twp., passed away May 6 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Constance M. (Ulmer) Whalen. Ed is also survived by daughters, Pam (Sean) Hoffman of Exeter Twp., and Jennifer (Chris) Nein of Reiffton; grandchildren, Andrew, Eric, Emily, Luke, Parker and Nate; sister, Mary (Charlie) Macunas; and brother, Michael (Pam) Whalen.

Jerry Lynn Wilson, Jr., 43, of Parkville, MD, formerly of Birdsboro, passed away May 4 at Genesis Loch Raven Center, Baltimore, MD. He was the son of Jerry Lynn Wilson, Sr. and Linda K. (Duncan) Wilson of Wilmer, AL. Also surviving are sons: Joshua C. Wilson, Daniel L. Wilson, Gabriel O. Wilson, and Gideon R. Wilson, all of Amity Twp.; brother, Robert B. (Kassandra) Wilson, Wilmer, AL; nephews, Zakery and Logan; and niece, Ambri.

Bernard R. Wood, Jr., 55, of Centerport, passed away May 12 in his residence. He was the son of Mary Ann (Stock) Wood, New Tripoli, and the late Bernard R. Wood, Sr. Bernard is also survived by son, Brett M. Wood, Schuylkill Co.; sisters, Pamela A. (Timothy J.) O'Boyle, Shoemakersville, Karen M. (Kenneth) Arters, Exeter, Holly A. Bucks, Mt. Penn, Catherine M. (Frank J.) Huyard, Mohrsville, and Patricia A. Balthaser, West Lawn; brother, William Wood, Arizona; nieces and nephews.

Theodore P. Ziegler, Jr., 68, of Mount Penn, passed away May 10 in the Golden Living Center. He was the husband of Mary R. (Wagaman) Ziegler. Theodore is also survived by sons, Stephen T. and Christopher H., both of Mt. Penn.

Robert L. Zimmerman, 89, of Reinholds, passed away May 11. He was the widower of Dolores S. (Smith) Zimmerman. Surviving are daughters, Debra A. Madeira, Reinholds, Lisa A. (Randy) Schlappich, Wernerville;  grandchildren, Vanessa Pack, Tiffany Hartranft, Alyssa DiSalvatore, Randy Schlappich, Jr., Chase Schlappich and Ryan Schlappich; and great-grandchildren, Gaven, Brayden, Landon and Amaya.