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Edith E. (Reddig) Allen, 91, of Wernersville, passed away July 9 at Berks Heim. She was the wife of the late Clair A. Allen. She is survived by daughters: Janet C., wife of Robert Reese, Reading; Christie C., wife of John Ravert, Robesonia; and Phyllis E., wife of Anthony Calvano, Haymarket, VA; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Sandra K. Allen (French), 70, passed away on July 8 at Spruce Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Reading. She is survived by sons, Scott P. Payne of Gouglersville; Nicholas B. French of Wernersville; grandchildren: Hailey and Sydney Payne; Taylor, Ariadne, and Declan French; and niece and nephew, Kellie and Christopher Madara of Reading. Sandra was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Allen.

Drew Alsdorf, passed away on July 3. He was the son of Darlene and Dennis Alsdorf. Surviving are his life-partner, Ashley Glidewell; his sister, Megan Butcher; his paternal grandmother, Kathleen Alsdorf; his maternal grandmother, Emil Fekete; aunt, Cynthia Falter; aunt, Valeria Hutchinson.

Tami L. Amole, 49, Reading, passed away July 2 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was a daughter of Mary F. (Keehn) of Reading and Gary L. Amole of Wernersville. Surviving are her daughter, Christina Marie Amole of Reading; son, Eric M. Amole of Reading; and brother, Gregory A. Amole of Florida; granddaughter, Jasmine Marie Amole of Reading.

John R. Anspach, 67, passed away June 30 in his Spring Township residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Denise L. (Beam) Anspach. He was a son of Margaret (Anspach) Strouse, Sinking Spring, and the late Woodrow Moyer; and was raised by Sarah and Edward Messner. Surviving are daughters: Tara Anspach, Reading; and Traci, wife of Robert Emerich, Muhlenberg Township; his brother, James E. Strouse, West Lawn; and grandchildren: Haley, Jayln, Javon, Olivia, and Noah.

Andrew G. Antosy "Gerry", 83, passed away July 5. He was the husband of Frances. Also surviving are children: Andrew F. Antosy, husband to Sue Antosy; Kathleen, wife to Ronald Linderman; Colleen, wife to Thomas Kowalczyk; and Kevin Antosy, who resides at home; grandchildren: Christine, Jason, Adam, Scott, and Kyle; great-grandchildren: Tyler, Bradley, Lillyth, Magdalyn, and Corbin.

Mary C. (Brailer) Blessing, 89, passed away June 28 in Stone Ridge Retirement Living Center. She was the wife of the late Theodore R. Blessing. She is survived by her son, Greg Blessing of Riverview Park and her twin children, Scott F. Blessing of Wyomissing and Sally A. Blessing-Knerr of Wernersville; grandchildren, Chad Knerr and Ethan Knerr both of Wernersville; sister-in-law, Elizabeth T. Heist of Honea Path, South Carolina and her nieces: Barbara Korth, Ellen Wolf and Patricia Hastings all of Honea Path, South Carolina, Suzie Garrison of Harrisburg and Marybeth Lutz of Reading and her nephews, Michael Lutz of Tennessee and Dwight Lutz of Reading.

John H. "Jack" Blewett, 95, formerly of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away July 6 in his daughter's residence in Lancaster County. He was the husband of the late Virginia F. (Fink) Blewett. Survivors include a daughter, JoAnne (Blewett) Foss, Lancaster, with whom he last resided; granddaughter, Melissa, wife of John Nehring, Hackettstown, NJ; great-granddaughter, Emily B. Nehring.

Daniel A. Bukowski, 74, passed away July 4 in Spruce Manor. Surviving are sisters, Florence Cesarz of Reading and MaryAnn, wife of Gerald Schell of Shillington; nieces, Kathleen Patton and Tere, wife of Brian Ackerman.

Catherine M. (Stoudt) Cellucci, 94, passed away July 5 at the Spang Crest Manor in Lebanon. She was the widow of Lawrence J. Cellucci. Surviving is a daughter, Sharon L. Davies of Shillington; grandchildren: Timothy L., husband of Tiffany M. Knight of Myerstown; Wanda L., wife of Steve Williams of Sinking Spring; and Julie A., wife of Todd Szkwarek of Shillington; great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan J. Kuser of Leesport; brothers, Elwood E. Stoudt of Cumru Twp. and Jack G. Stoudt of Fleetwood.

Pauline Margaret (Snyder) Collins, 98, of Reading, passed away at home July 1. She was the wife of the late Rowe C. Collins. Surviving are her children: Charles A. Collins of Kempton; George I. Collins of Fleetwood; Robert E. Collins and his wife, Bernadette M. of Reading; Pearl (Collins) Ohlinger of Kempton; Louis M. Collins and his wife, Mary of Reading; Elizabeth (Collins) Leinbach of Reading; Daniel A. Collins and his wife, Michelle of Robesonia; and William S. Collins and his wife, Robin of Macungie; a sister, Dorothy Kline of Laureldale and five generations of grandchildren.

Joseph "Jazz" Diminick, 86, passed away July 2 at home. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Gary, his wife Patricia (Basso) of Essex Junction, VT and their children; Dr. Noah, his wife Lindsay and daughter, Lucy; Erin McGaughnea, her husband, Chris and Sean; Dr. Kenneth, his wife Lori of Lemoyne and their children: Joseph, Alyssa, Michael and Kiersten; Joseph of Orlando, FL and his children: Tyler, Lauren and Carolina; Edward, his wife Elizabeth of Kingsport, TN and their children: Bradley, Chad and Matthew; John, his wife Kristin of Mountville, PA and their children: Luke, Conner and Paige; Dr. Michael, his wife Katie of Lynchburg, VA and their children: Hunter, Spencer and Taylor; a sister, Alma Mannello and her husband Charles of Kulpmont; his niece, Cindy, nephew, Charles and their families.

Katherine "Cass" Margaret (Busch) Donahue, 97, passed away July 7. She was predeceased by her husband Richard F. Donahue Sr. Katherine is survived by children: Richard F. Donahue Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Katherine A. Donahue, Patrick H. (Judith) Donahue and John J. (Anna Marie) Donahue, all of Wyomissing; Rosemary B. (Donahue) Conley, wife of Samuel Conley of Wernersville; and Michael C. (Cynthia) Donahue of Reading; grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their families: Debbie and Todd Bater and children: Katie, Devan and Taylor of Atlanta, GA; Pat and Betsy Donahue and children: Patrick, Brianna and Meghan of Wyomissing; Colleen Conrad and children Jesse and Jordan of Sinking Spring; Eric and Nicole Donahue and children: Roman, Samantha and Lidia of Wyomissing; Sean and Mandi Donahue and children, Avery and Natalie of Harleysville; Bradley Donahue of New York; and Jason and Justyna Conley and son, Brandon of Oceanside, CA; her brother, Charles G. Busch and sister-in-law, Clare (Donahue) Flannery and family friend, Sam Franklin; nieces and nephews.

Donald Richard Eisenhart, 91, passed away July 5 in ManorCare Health Services, Spring Township. He was the husband of Betty May (Rissmiller) Eisenhart. Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughters, Sandra J., wife of Richard E. Matz of Spring Township, and Barbara M., wife of Barry D. Kline of Kenhorst; grandsons, and great-grandson.

Sandra M. Fabian, 52, of Sinking Spring, wife of Charles M. Fabian and mother of Wyatt M. Fabian, passed away as a result of an automobile accident in Cumberland County, New Jersey on Friday, June 27th. Sandy was the daughter of Larry E. Miller of Boyertown, and Martha I. (Rick) Brown of Hudson, FL. In addition to her husband, son, and parents, Sandy is survived by a niece, Lindsey Razzano of Upper Tulpehocken Township, PA.

Jean D. Fiskaldo, 82, of Leesport, passed away July 8 in ManorCare, Laureldale. She was the wife of the late Anthony A. Fiskaldo. Jean is survived by daughter, Diane M. (Fiskaldo), wife of Stephen W. Liptak Jr., Birdsboro; ons, Daniel E. Fiskaldo and his wife, Jeanne, Temple; and Michael A. Fiskaldo, companion of Shelly Acevedo, Temple; grandchildren: Christopher A. Liptak; Kevin A. Liptak, and his wife, Erin Davis; Melissa Fiskaldo; Dominic Fiskaldo and his wife, Victoria; and Marcus Fiskaldo; and great-granddaughters, Aly and Cora.

James R. Focht, 61, passed away on July 8 in Reading Hospital. Survivors include: parents, Russell J., and Doris M. (Seidel) Focht; son, Neil P. Focht; daughter, Michelle Hollister; grandchildren; and brother, Jeffrey Focht.

Dr. David Edward Frankhouser, 81, passed away June 27 at the Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of Guina Garic Frankhouser. In addition to his wife, David is survived by brothers: John, Sam, and Paul Frankhouser; brother-in-law, Michel Garic; their wives; and many nieces and nephews.

Norman W. Goodman, 89, of Reading, passed away July 2 in his residence. He was the widower of Mary L. (Robidas) Goodman. Survivors include sons: Glenn T. of Muhlenberg Twp., Anthony W. of Hamburg and William E. of Reading; grandchildren: Troy, Chad and Toey; great-grandchildren; brother, Richard of Reading; and sisters, Jean Allen of Muhlenberg Twp. and Doris Reider of Phoenixville.

Gloria J. (Mulutzie) Grim, 71, of Wyomissing, passed away July 8. She was the wife of Leon C. Grim. Surviving are children, Leon J. Grim, husband of Gloria (Thomas); and Susan Grim, wife of Timothy O'Brien; sisters, Patricia Mulutzie and Joanne Keiser, wife of Robert Keiser; grandsons, Josef Grim, son of Susan, and Evan Grim, son of Leon; step-grandchildren, Brittni and Brandon O'Brien; and beloved family members, Jean Adams and Flora Amendolia.

Alva C. Hafer, 83, passed away July 6 in ManorCare, Laureldale. She was the wife of the late Calvin W. Hafer and was predeceased by her first husband, Arlan H. Kissinger. Alva is survived by daughters, Kay A. (Kissinger), wife of Dale Lonaberger, Shoemakersville; and Lori L. (Hafer), wife of Stephen Werner, Blandon; grandchildren: Brooke, Ryan and Kelly; brother, Dennis Rickenbach, and his wife, Barbara, Bernville; and sister, Faye (Rickenbach), wife of Edward Shuman, Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Mildred I. Hinsey, 93, passed away July 1 in Stone Ridge Village. She is survived by nephews: Randall, Richard, Ronald, Rodney, Russell, Raymond and Roger; great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Jean Edgar Houck, 83, passed away July 8 in ManorCare Health Services, Spring Township. He was the husband of Christine Fisher (Heck) Houck. In addition to his wife, surviving are his children: Susan (Houck), wife of Robert Jacoby of Bern Township; James Houck of Florida; Connie (Houck), wife of Earl "Pete" Hillbish of Temple; Nancy (Houck), wife of John Kase of Stevens, Lancaster County; Cheryl Houck of Reading; Chad, husband of Kate (Simmons) Steward of Exeter Township; and Amy (Steward), wife of John Koch IV of Richmond Township; grandchildren and great-grandchildren surviving.

Francis "Fran" Edward Hymon, 66, passed away July 6. He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Jason Whitlock of Amarillo, TX; and Shawn Cummings and her husband, James of York; his stepchildren: Ariel Walker, Philadelphia; Alura Walker, Philadelphia; Kenneth Gilyard and his wife, Chanelle (Bishop), Chester Springs; and Christopher Gilyard, Reading; his  grandchildren: Kiana Whitlock, Ashleigh Cummings and Sophie Cummings; his sisters: Geraldine Means of Reading; Valerie Hymon of Bladensburg, MD; and Tiny Curbam of Baltimore, MD; nieces, nephews.

Barbara Jean (Bailey) Johnson, 62, of Reading, passed away at home July 4. Surviving are children: Marshall Lamont Johnson and his wife, Marilyn, of Florida; Denine M. Turner of Reading; and Lavinia L. Driggins and her husband, Troy, of Sinking Spring; and grandchildren: Derreck Roane-Turner, Caden L. Jackson Turner, William L. Driggins, Serenity L. Driggins, Naveah Tonsil, Jacques J. Hutchinson, Mileena M. Hutchinson and Ericka M. Hutchinson; brothers: Richard E. Tonsil Jr. of Reading; John M. Tonsil Sr. and his wife, Cheryl, of Wyomissing; Keith M. Tonsil of West Reading; Eric J. Tonsil of Reading; and Gary P. Spencer of West Lawn; sisters: Lisa A. Augustus and her husband, Kevin, of Lancaster; Karen M. Pinchney of Easton, MD; Jacqueline W. Watson and her husband, Derrick, of Reading; Sherry A. Evans of Reading; and Bridget L. Evans of Reading; aunts; uncles and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Curtis C. Kantner, 57, formerly of Reiffton, passed away July 8 in the Reading Hospital. He was the companion of Debbie Rothermel. He is survived by son, Joshua Kantner, husband of Cindy of Reading; and daughter, Karla Kantner of Reading; grandchildren: Sophia, Leanna and Conner; brother, Herbert P. Kantner, husband of Cynthia of Reiffton; and sister, Christine R., wife of Gerald Pusch of Florida.

Daniel Lee Kasher, 63, of Reading, passed away July 4 at his residence. He was a son of the late Clara (Baannon) and Paul Kasher. Daniel is also survived by sisters, Darlene Ninfo, of Reading; Rosemary Ninfo, of Reading; a brother, Jack Kasher, of Reading and many nieces and nephews.

Tammi Leigh Kissinger, 52, of Bernville, passed away on July 3 at the Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. She was the wife of George A. Kissinger. Tammi is survived by her  spouse, George Kissinger; sons, Andrew Kissinger of St. Louis, MO, and Adam Kissinger of Reading; sisters, Carolyn Shomper IHM of Philadelphia, Regina Michaels of Williamstown; brother, Robert Werdt of Tower City; a number of nieces and nephews.

Lottie L. LePage, 89, of Laureldale, passed away July 4 in Berks Heim. She was the wife of Germain "Jim" LePage. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Cynthia A. LePage-Sauppee, wife of Randall Sauppee of Blandon; a son, Matthew J., husband of Barbara LePage of Issaquah, WA; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Patricia A. "Pooch" Machemer, 42, passed away June 21 in St. Joseph Hospital. She is survived by her sons, Robert and Andrew, her father, sister, and 4 brothers.

June C. Maus, 89, formerly of Shillington, passed away July 7 in Cross Keys Village, New Oxford. She was the wife of Robert C. Maus. Survivors include a daughter, Eileen L. (Maus) Thomas, wife of Kenneth Z. Thomas, Littlestown; grandchildren: Chad Thomas, Eric Thomas, Molly Larkin; and great-grandchildren.

Constance E. "Connie" Mohr, 84, of Reading, passed away June 29 in her home. She was the wife of the late Stanley H. Mohr Sr. Connie is survived by children, Stanley Jr. and Rita (Mohr) Bender; grandchildren, Barry L. Bender Jr., and Tracy (Bender) Boyer; and great-grandchildren: Cody, Destiny, Andrew, Willow, Cassandra and Barrilyn.

Ruth Ellen Overley, 71, passed away July 6 in her Cumru Twp. residence. Ruth is survived by her sons, Kurt A. Overley, with whom she resided; and Erik G., husband of Adele L. Overley, Millersville, MD; siblings: Ralph "Dick", husband of Louisa, Wyomissing; Scott, husband of Tanya, Exeter Twp; Benjamin, husband of Lorraine, Mt. Penn; Patrick, husband of Debra, Shillington; twins, Timothy, husband of Melanie, Mohnton, and Judith, wife of Gary Newas, in Michigan; and brother-in-law, Larry DeBeck, Flying Hills; grandchildren, Ciera and Ashlee.

Lillian G. Peifer, 92, of Exeter Township, passed away July 9 in Berkshire Center. She was the wife of the late Rev. Robert J. Peifer. Surviving are daughter, Karen G. Von Langen, wife of the late David W. Von Langen of Exeter Township ; grandchildren, Robyn Elsing, Shawn Hoffman, Darren Sellers, Heather Thompson, Erin Meisner and Robert Von Langen; and great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Stevenson of Delaware.

Elizabeth "Lisa" (Rodriguez) Perrotto, 50, of Reading, passed away July 5. She was the wife of Daniel G. Perrotto II and the daughter of Antonio and Eliasol (Colon) Rodriguez. Also surviving are her grandson, Daniel G. Perrotto IV; daughter, Amanda Perrotto; her son, Daniel G. Perrotto III; in-laws, Daniel G. Sr. and Fay D. (Dumoyer) Perrotto; her grandson, Daniel G. Perrotto IV; and her brother, Anthony D. Rodriguez; niece; nephews; aunt, Ida Colon-Smith; uncle, Logan Smith; uncle, Edwin Colon.

Gary L. Phillips, 59, Bernville passed away July 6. He is survived by his wife, Denise (Freed) Phillips; daughter, Michelle Phillips; parents, Annie (Moyer) and Robert Phillips Sr.; brothers, Robert Phillips Jr. and Richard Phillips; sisters, Sharon Allen, wife of William, and Sandy Daub, wife of Kevin.

Maynard D. Powell, 75, of Jefferson Township passed away July 2 in his residence. He was the partner of Gloria Prizer with whom he resided. He is survived by daughters, step-children and grandchildren.

Florence L. Quinton, 94, passed away on June 30 in the Berkshire Center. She was the widow of Joseph D. Quinton Sr. Survivors include daughter, Sallie, wife of Kirk Orth of Stony Creek Mills; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Quinton and son-in-law, Gerald Behney, both of Exeter Twp.; grandchildren: Gerald, Karen, Keith and Jennifer; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Paige, Makenna and Jillian.

Michael John Rettew, 41, of Alsace Township passed away July 8 in Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Bethlehem Township. He was a son of Donald Richard and Jeanette Marie (Martin) Rettew of Alsace Township. Surviving, in addition to his parents is his sister, Melissa Anne (Rettew), wife of Jeffrey A. Epler of Reading; his paternal grandfather, Earl B. Rettew of East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, and his maternal grandparents, Ralph H., husband of Gwen A. (Sterneman) Martin of Manheim Township, Lancaster County.

Josephine R. (Tarantella) Richmond, 85, of Mt. Penn, passed away on June 30. She is survived by her husband, Claude "Rich" Richmond; a daughter-in-law, JA Richmond and sons: Gary and wife, Stacey, of Blandon; David and wife, Robin, of Mechanicsburg; and Keith of Mt. Gretna; grandchildren; Colleen, Kayla, Kelsey, Derek, Erika, Matt and Richie and great-grandchildren; Zoe, Alex, Kailee and one on the way.

Christopher Vazquez Rivera, 24, of Reading, passed away June 27 in The Reading Hospital. He was a son of Henry D. Jr. and Carmen (Rivera) Sudler of Reading. In addition to his parents, Christopher is also survived by his girlfriend; his son, Jason Vazquez Cavalieri of Reading; his brother, Dwayne S. Sudler at home; his sister, Shania E. Sudler at home; his paternal grandmother, Thelma Sudler; his maternal grandparents, Evelyn Rodriguez and Angel Colon; uncles, aunts and cousins and his first nephew is to be born in September.

Carmen G. Rosado, 83, passed away on July 3 in Reading Hospital. Survivors include: daughter, Carmen Cortes; brothers, Juan and Luis Rosado; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jean C. Rupp, 79, of Reading, passed away July 2. Jean is survived by Nancy Hinnershitz, her friend with whom she resided.

Clifford G. Sayer Sr., 82, of Mohrsville passed away July 3 in his residence. He was the husband of Joan C. (DeLong) Sayer. Surviving in addition to his wife are children: Alice (Sayer), wife of Mark Brieski, Leesport: Carol (Sayer) Smith, Hamburg; Michael A., husband of Marsha Sayer, Hamburg; Lorraine (Sayer), wife of Gary Keller, Okeechobee, FL.; Cindy (Sayer), wife of Darryl Spencer, Shoemakersville; Steven S. Sayer, Herndon, VA.; Barry W., husband of Sue Sayer, Temple; and Clifford G. Sayer Jr., Mohrsville; grandchildren and great-grandchildren and brothers, Carl W., husband of Bernice Sayer, Oley; and Dennis W., husband of Ardell Sayer, Walnuttown.

Brian A. Schaeffer, 40, of York, formerly of Womelsdorf, Berks County, passed away July 5 at his residence. He was the son of Leroy W. and Peggy L. (Sensenig) Schaeffer, of Lebanon. In addition to his parents, Brian is survived by sons: Zachary Schaeffer of Mt. Zion, Nathan Schaeffer of Myerstown, and Seth Schaeffer of Myerstown; his companion, Tonia Mull, of York.

Minerva E. (Bauder) Schaeffer, 89, of Douglassville, passed away on July 5 at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was the wife of the late William Nathan Schaeffer. Surviving are daughters: Lucinda "Cindy" D., wife of Richard R. Weiler of Birdsboro; and Lorrie A., wife of Calvin A. Monroe, Douglassville; grandsons: Christopher, Chad, and Andrew;  great-grandsons: Nathan, Jack, and Gavin.

Sylvia Schmidt, 71, of Reading, passed away July 7 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Township. Surviving are her daughters, Bernadine Lynn Byrne and Victoria L. Morrow; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and siblings.

Isidoro A. Tejada, 91, of Wyomissing, passed away July 4 in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Nercita M. (Herrera) Tejada. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Felix, husband of Annie Tejada, Allentown; Malcia, wife of Rafael Cruz, Wyomissing; Sunilda Tejada, Wyomissing; and Anabel Tejada, wife of Paul Victorio, Queens, NY; grandchildren: Emmanuel Tejada, Ivy Aristy, Rainer Aristy, Gabriel Tejada, Ninoska Aristy, Rafael Cruz, Rainer Antonio Aristy, Joseph Cruz and Nathaly Victorio.

JoAnn C. Thompson, 72, of Exeter Township, passed away July 8 at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack F. Thompson. JoAnn is survived by her children: Michelle L., of Exeter Township; and Brian S., husband of Laura (Eckert), of Mount Joy; her brother, John S., husband of Judith (Turnbull), of Muhlenberg Township.

Elizabeth Torres, 70, passed away July 2 in Reading Hospital. She was the companion of Ramon Nieves of Reading. She is also survived by sons: Ramon Nieves, Jamie Nieves and Max Torres, three daughters: Evelyn Nieves, Nellie Falcon and Carmen Nieves; a brother, Johnny Torres and many grandchildren.

Florence M. Valeriani, 98, passed away in the Manor Care Laureldale. She was the widow of the late Francis F. "Sock" Valeriani. Surviving are sisters, Mary Sgrignuoli of Shillington and Betty Valeriano of Temple; grandchildren, Roxanne, wife of Douglas Kaylor of Temple; and Perry Valeriano of Temple; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

George Venizelos passed away on June 11. He was preceded in death be his wife, the former Helen Fluker.

Jane Lucille "Lucy" Voigt, 90, of Robeson Township, passed away July 4 in her residence. She was the wife of the late William A. Voigt. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia L. (Voigt) Erb partner of Patti Sanders, with whom she last resided; sons, Barry E. Voigt, husband of Kathryn, Mohnton; and Jeffrey A. Voigt, husband of Beverly, East Grand Forks, MN; grandchildren: Krystyna Benfield, Mary-Elizabeth Fegley, Rebecca Howe, Jared Voigt, Eric Voigt, Skyler Erb and Spencer Erb and great-grandchildren: Gabrielle, Nikolaus, Wyatt, Ella and Luke; Tammy Flynn, her special caregiver.

David G. Wertz, 68, of The Hawthorne Home, Reading, passed away June 21 in the Reading Hospital. He is survived by Barbara L. (Farr) Wertz the mother of his  children: David L. Wertz, married to Trina Wertz, Branson, MO; Christopher G. Wertz, Rehoboth, DE; and Stacey L. (Wertz) Furman, wife of Scott Furman Sr., Lewes, DE; grandchildren: Tommy, Elizabeth, Scott Jr., Sam and Sadie, one niece, Kim Klick and nephew, Jeff Hertzog.

Beth Ann Wolf, 50, of Bethel, wife of Robert E. Wolf  and mother of Lindsey N. Razzano, passed away as a result of an automobile accident in Cumberland County, New Jersey on June 27. She was the daughter of Larry E. Miller of Boyertown, and Martha I. (Rick) Brown of Hudson, FL. In addition to her husband, daughter, and parents, Beth is survived by her nephew, Wyatt M. Fabian, Sinking Spring and her mother-in-law, Janel D. (Boyer) Wolf, Bernville.

Fern Marie (Hetrich) Wolfinger, 91, passed away on July 7. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Ann, wife of James Stone, Fleetwood and a son, Steven Paul, husband of Mary E. (Gentile) Wolfinger, Muhlenberg Twp.; grandchildren: Karin (Schuler) Kupper, Muhlenberg Twp.; Amy (Schuler) Dolla, St. Lawrence; and Paul Thomas Wolfinger, Sinking Spring; great-grandchildren: Captain Eric Kupper, Seattle; Jared Kupper, Schuylkill Haven; Jordan Kupper, Muhlenberg Twp.; and Daniel Dolla, St Lawrence; and great-great-grandchild, Kayson Kupper, Schuylkill Haven.

David R. Zimmerman, 74, of Bethel Twp. passed away July 1 in his residence. He was the husband of Carole Zimmerman.  In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, Frank and Brian Zimmerman; a daughter, Elizabeth Kiene; a brother, Curt Zimmerman; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.