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Alexander Abramowicz, 86, of Cumru Twp., passed away November 15 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of the late Francoise P.. (Guezennec) Abramowicz. Survivors include son, Steven A. Abramowicz, husband of Marilyn Abramowicz, Royersford; daughter, Rebecca L. Martin, wife of Kenneth Martin, Muhlenberg Twp.; daughter, Corinne S. Balestrier, wife of Anthony Laino, Shillington; and grandchildren.

Rita T. Barbera (née Marianni), of Wyomissing, passed away on November 17 at Reading Hospital. Rita was predeceased by her husband, Eugene C. Barbera, Sr. She is survived by children and son- and daughters-in-law Eugene C. Barbera, Jr.; Rosemary A. Barbera and Eduardo Villegas; Dr. Charles F. Barbera and Mary Lynch Barbera; and Gary M. Barbera, Sr., and Linda Salera Barbera; and grandchildren.

Harrie P. Bragg, 89, of Wyomissing, passed away November 14. He was the widower of Josephine B. (Bihl) Bragg. Harrie is survived by children, Kathryn B. Fromuth, Wyomissing, Harrie Kevin Bragg, Wernersville; grandchildren Kathy Ann, Jimmy, Jenny, Austin and Alyssa, and great-grandchildren Colin, Braden and Jack.

Lillian M. Brown, 80, of Temple, passed away November 15 in her residence. She was married to Howard W. Brown. Additional survivors include children, Robert H. Brown and wife, Tracie M. of Exeter Twp.; Richard J. Brown of Muhlenberg Twp.; Judith M., wife of Zachary J. Leas of Muhlenberg Twp.; Janice J. Brown of Ontelaunee Twp., and Randall J. Brown of Sinking Spring; and grandchildren: Zachary J. Leas, Alyssa M. Brown, Andrew P. Brown, Breanne E. Brown, Dustin M. Brown, and Tyler J. Brown.

James Alfred Clark, 90, of Reading, formerly of Wayne and Elverson, Pa., passed away November 18 at The Green Hills Manor. James was predeceased by his wife, Nancy C. (Light) Clark. Survivors include children: Constance Linsky of Shillington, Hobart Clark of Malvern and Andrew Clark of Downingtown; sister, Ethel Donaghue of Cornwall Furnace, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Vivian M. Conley, 93, of Laureldale, passed away November 16 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. She was the widow of Albert P. Conley. Vivian is survived by daughter, Allynne P. Goheen,with whom she last resided; grandson, William Goheen and great-grandson, Elijah Goheen. Also surviving is Julia Goheen.

Norma C. Dashe, 95, passed away on November 15 in Connecticut. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Meyer M. Dashe. Norma is survived by son and daughter, Murray Dashe, of Danville, CA, and his wife, Robin; and Eve Dashe (Matisoff) and her husband, Alan of Harwinton, CT; grandchildren: Courtney Turnbull (Nashville, TN), Summer Dashe (Dallas, TX), Brett Dashe (San Francisco, CA), and Cindy Skow (East Hills, Long Island, NY); great-grandchildren: Jordan and Dylan Skow and Parker Mae Turnbull; and brother, Jack Taksa, Seattle, WA.

Constance "Tina" Davis, 76, of Reading, passed away November 17 in The M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She is survived by daughters: Sheri, Stefanie, and Tish; sons, Cortney (Sheila), Kerry, and a foster son Bradley Howard; brothers, Chester A. Jr (Nancy) and Dwight (Christine) Davis; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jack S. Englehart, 89, of Fleetwood, passed away on November 13 in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary D. (Ferguson) Englehart. Jack is survived by children: Jason S. Englehart, husband of Joanne Englehart of Kutztown, Dean E. Englehart, husband of Judith A. Englehart of Fleetwood, Joni M. (Englehart) Guerra of Hamburg and Donovan S. Kauffman of Coos Bay, OR; grandchildren: Kelly, Krystal, Jocelyn, Joy, Tony, Kimberly, Johnny; great-grandson, Benjamin; and sister, Nancy (Englehart) Aulenbach of Muhlenberg.

Beatrice B. Garcia, 82, formerly of Leesport, passed away on November 18 in the Laurel Center. She was the companion of Albert C. Grow, Leesport, with whom she resided. Also surviving are son, James P. Garcia and his wife, Patricia, Shoemakersville; grandchildren: Shane, Stacy and Kelly Garcia; great-granddaughter, Madison; brother, William Seifert, Bethlehem; and sisters, Joan Toth, Wescosville; and Elizabeth Cerny in Florida.

Mitchell A. Gerhart, age 54 years, of Mohnton, passed away November 15 at Reading Hospital & Medical Center, West Reading. He was a son of Emma Geraldine (Hoppman) Gerhart, of Kenhorst and the late Denton E. "Bench" Gerhart and was the husband of Sandra L. (Schupp) Gerhart, of Mohnton. Also surviving are mother-in-law, Jacqueline R., widow of Lee F. Schupp, of Muhlenberg Twp.; brother, Scott E., husband of Cindy Gerhart, of Oley; brother-in-law, Carl F., husband of Cindy Schupp of Muhlenberg Twp.; brother-in-law, Christopher M. Schupp of Shillington; nephew, Kyle A., husband of Holly Gerhart, of St. Charles, IL; niece, Morgan S. Gerhart, of Luddenham, Australia; niece, Haley R. Schupp of Muhlenberg Twp.; nephew, Logan A. Schupp of Muhlenberg Twp.; grandniece, Avery J. Gerhart and grandnephew, Reed A. Gerhart, both of St. Charles, IL; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ottola "Lola" Ruby Harter (Heck), 86, passed away on November 15.  She was the wife of William E. Harter Sr.  Also surviving are children, William E. Jr., husband of Sandra (Jakoby) Harter and Patricia D. (Harter), wife of Richard A. Kuhn; grandchildren: William J., husband of Doris Harter; Gary L., husband of Lori Harter; Lisa M. (Harter), wife of Jason Breitenstein; Kristen (Harter), wife of Greg Carey and Anthony P., husband of Jenny L. Kuhn; step-grandson, Richard A. III, husband of Sheila Kuhn; and great-grandchildren: Taylor Lynn Kuhn, Adraenne Harter, Isabella Breitenstein, Rielynn Carey, Kaelynn Carey, Briana Harter and Jade Kuhn.

Robert (Bobby) Gerald Hessler, of West Lawn, age 83, passed away on November 7 at Lebanon VA Medical Center. His survivors include sister, Joan Louise (Hessler) Skrocki (husband William); his wife, Gloria Ann (Moyer); daughters, Karen Lynne and Susan Louise; twin sons, Keith David and Kevin John (wife Donna); grandchildren: Timothy Robert, Jonathan Tyler, Benjamin James, Emily Kate, Kevin John Jr. and Isaac James; and great-granddaughter, Ava Leigh.

Brent E. Honsberger, 52, passed away November 13 in his Womelsdorf residence. He was a son of Carl D. Honsberger, Shillington, and Shirley S., wife of Jack Bolig, West Reading. Brent is also survived by sister, Jo Ann Lusane, Sinking Spring; half-sister, Jenni, wife of Steve Topp, Bethlehem; nieces, Tyann E. Lusane and Miranda M. Lusane; and half-nieces and nephews.

Francis Allen Hoover, 52, passed away at his home on November 7. He was the son of Harlen L. and the late Catherine Hoover, and was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Hoover. Also surviving are brothers: Joe, Jeff, Tim and John; children, Francis N. Hoover and Sarah A. Hoover; grandchildren: Adam, Jacob, and Bella; and nieces and nephews.

Dorothy C. Howe, 97, of Reading, passed away November 12 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late James W. Howe.

Henry J. Huber, 92, of Reading, passed away on November 13 at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth M. Huber of Reading; children: Darrell W. Huber of Whitfield and Maureen F. Huber of Reading; and grandchildren, Paige E. Huber and Madison R. Huber.

Nancy A. Jablonski, 76, of Reading, passed away November 12 in her home. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Jablonski. Nancy is survived by daughter, Stacy L. Ebersole, wife of Mark A. Ebersole of Reading and her son, Scott A. Jablonski, husband of Karen D. Jablonski of Exeter Twp.; grandchildren: Jeremy S. Jablonski, husband of Joy A. Jablonski; Jared S. Jablonski; Lauren A. Ebersole; Steph L. Jablonski and Jason M. Jablonski; great-grandchildren, Kaylee E. Jablonski and Mason A. Jablonski; and sister, Sharon Zajdowicz, wife of Edward Zajdowicz of Wernersville.

Helen C. (Dykty) Katerman, 91, of Shillington, passed away on November 15. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Andrew C. Katerman Sr. Helen is survived by brother, Stanley J. Dykty and his wife, Mary Ester (Miller) Dykty of Wyomissing; children: Patricia Ann (Siekierka) Milton of Silver Spring, MD; Andrew Charles (Chuck) Katerman Jr. and his wife, J. Sophia (Kellachow) Katerman of Hershey, and Kathy Mary Katerman, Pembroke Pines, FL; grandchildren: Douglas Martin Milton II, Suzanne Page Milton, Matthew David Milton. Andrew Charles Katerman III, Ellen Renee Katerman, Mary Theresa Katerman, Kathryn Mary Kellachow, and Vladimer Kellachow III; great-grandchildren: Trent Patrick Milton, Tori Christine Milton, Andrew Charles Katerman IV, Samuel Henry Katerman, and Austin Francis Katerman and a great-granddaughter.

Nancy J. Kemery, 60, of Maidencreek Twp., passed away November 12 in her residence. She was the wife of Steven E. Kemery. and the daughter of Shirley (Youndt) Wisniewski of Reading and the late Chester Wisniewski Jr. Also surviving are daughters, Jessica Velez, wife of Efrain "Frankie" Velez, Stephanie Kroening, wife of Joseph Kroening; grandchildren: Kelsey Arndt, Alexis Kerscher, David Arndt III; siblings: Judith A. (Wisniewski) Toy, Boyertown; Chester Wisniewski III, husband of Carol Wisniewski, Boyertown; and Frank Wisniewski, husband of Pamela Wisniewski, Muhlenberg Twp.

Dennis Ray "Bud" Lavender, age 77 years, passed away November 16 in Robesonia. He is survived by children: Brett (Lisa) Lavender, Greenfield, IN; Jon (Amy) Lavender, Ft. Myers, FL; Ted (Lisa) Lavender, Robesonia; Lynn (Bill) McNamee, Bargersville, IN; grandchildren: Ashley, Brooke, Alex, Abby, Amanda, Anna, Luke, Logan, Kate, Caroline, Jack, Marie and Josh; and great-grandchildren.

Clement Frederick Lawson Jr., 84, passed away November 13 in his Muhlenberg Township home. He was the husband of Joan (Gismervik) Lawson. Also surviving are children: Kathryn L., wife of Jack A. Hoy of Muhlenberg Twp., and Jeffrey M., husband of Diane M. Lawson of Easton; daughter-in-law, Ileana Newkam, of Camp Hill, PA; and grandchildren: Court, husband of Jen Lawson, Bradley Lawson, Adam Hoy, Abigail Hoy, Matthew Lawson and Anna Lawson.

Rev. Dorothy Marie Lee, 84, passed away November 15 in her Wernersville residence. Dorothy is survived by children: Irelene Jones of NJ, Bernard Johnson of Reading, Anthony Johnson of Reading, Elder Donna Hayes of AZ, William Walker of Philadelphia, Bishop Forest Walker of NJ, and Thaddius Walker of Chicago, IL; sister, Joyce Beddell of Wernersville; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Matthew Kyle Loose, 26, of Wernersville, passed away in the Reading Hospital on November 16. He was the stepson and son of Joseph James and Renee' Lynn (Mohler) Lubas, and husband of Lea Schrufer of Reading. Also surviving are daughters, Kali Rae Schrufer, and a baby girl on the way; siblings: Amanda Loose Surrant of Reading, Michael Loose of West Lawn, Amber Lubas of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Darrielle Lubas of Wernersville; maternal grandfather, Roger Mohler of Wernersville; paternal grandmother, Barbara (Galdun) Lubas of Reading; biological father, James Loose of West Lawn; stepbrothers; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Irene M. Lysakowski, 89, of Reading, passed away Monday, November 17 in the Wyomissing Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she was currently residing. She was predeceased by her husband, Aloysius S. Lysakowski. Irene is survived by sons, Leonard A., husband of Kathleen A. Lysakowski, of Exeter Twp.; and Michael S., husband of Shirley A. Lysakowski of Sinking Spring; grandsons, Leonard A. Lysakowski Jr. and Randy S. Lecatsas; great-granddaughter, Rebecca; ; brothers: Chester, Edward and Henry Rakowiecki; and several nieces and nephews.

Bernard W. Majeski, 78, of Reading, passed away November 16 in the Berkshire Center. He was the husband of Rita N. (Lillis) Majeski. Bernard is also survived by daughters: Madelyn, wife of Graydon Roupp II of Reading; Michaelene, wife of Thomas Brewer of Reading and Mary-Beth, wife of Frederick Crouse of Reinholds; sons: David, husband of Marline Majeski of Reading and Shawn Majeski, fiancee of Audrey Acker of Exeter Twp.; brother, Joseph Majeski of Mohnton; sister, Geri Natoli of Reading; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Margaretta Malsnee, 95, of Wernersville, passed away November 18 in Phoebe Berks. She was the wife of E. Bruce Malsnee. Margaretta is also survived by children: Jon S. Malsnee, widower of Bernice Malsnee, Wyomissing; Karen L. Furman, Marlborough, MA; and Rebecca Malsnee-Fossett, wife of Carroll A. Fossett Jr., Wyomissing; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Russell Leroy Mauger, 84, of Pottstown, passed away on November 10 in Pennsburg, PA. He is survived by children: Laura New of Birdsboro; Judith Thomas, wife of Joseph of Pottstown; Beverly Backup, wife of Bruce of Portland, OR; and Brian Mauger of Stowe; siblings: Donna Mauger of Douglassville, and Bruce Mauger of Pughtown; grandchildren, including Sarah Wilkinson, Natalie DeTurk, Eric Thomas, Taylor Thomas, Alexis Mauger and Cory Mauger; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Winifred G. McCaffrey, 84, of Reading, passed away on November 10 at Brookside Manor and Rehabilitation in Roslyn, PA. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas J. McCaffrey. Survivors include children: Thomas F. McCaffrey, husband of Susan of Roslyn, PA; John P. McCaffrey, husband of Brenda of Phoenix, AZ; Michael R. McCaffrey, husband of Denise of Phoenix, AZ; and Maryanne M. Mann, wife of Paul of Wilmington, DE; grandchildren: Allison S. and Thomas J. McCaffrey; Sean H. and Eric C. Mann; sisters, Marjorie G. Carlson of Whitehall and Geraldine Szakmeister of Hellertown.

Frances J. Mellinger, 96, of Wernersville, formerly of Wyomissing, passed away on November 17 in the Phoebe Berks Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Russell B. Mellinger. Frances is survived by sons: Byron M., husband of Maggie, Wyomissing; R. Martin, Bern Twp.; Scott A., husband of Debra, Robeson Twp.; and Philip T., husband of Mary Lynn, Ellicott City, MD; grandchildren; and sister, Gloria Ogan.

Jeanette M. Miller, 83, of Manor Care, Sinking Spring, passed away November 16 in Reading Hospital. She is survived by sister, Joan R., widow of Bruce A. Troelsch, Reading; niece, Debra Manderewicz, Sinking Spring and nephews, Steven B., husband of Sharon M. Troelsch, Lancaster, and Ronald B. Troelsch, Tuckerton.

Charles L. "Chuck" Montgomery II, 67, of Spring Township, passed away November 16 in his home. He was the husband of Susan M. (Stubblebine) Montgomery. Also surviving are son, Matt A. Montgomery of Sinking Spring; brother, Thomas P. Montgomery of Temple, and sister, Mary Tobias, wife of Daryl Tobias of Muhlenberg Township.

John C. Morgan, 67, of Fleetwood, passed away November 14 in Suburban Wood Extended Care. He was the husband of Sharon L. (Golembiewski) Morgan. Also surviving are daughter, Kimberly A., wife of Brian Jarvis, Elizabeth City, NC; siblings: James A., Temple; Donald, Kanas City, MO; Ilse Hein, Palmyra; William, Reading; Cordy Kenmerer, Hamburg; Mary Quinter, Riverview Park; Judith Cotton, Mohnton and Carol Gattone, Reading; grandson, Sean M. Morgan, VA Beach; step-daughter, Caylin, wife of Keenon Barhard, NC; step-great-daughter, Hailey Jarvis; step-great-grandson, Hayden Barhard; and nieces and nephews.

Suzanne M. O'Neil, 68, formerly of Kutztown, passed away November 15 in Spruce Manor. She is survived by children: Alynda R., wife of Michael Vilardo, Reading; Corey O'Neil, husband of Sharon, FL; and Todd A. O'Neil, husband of Julie, Kutztown; siblings: Steve O'Neil and Andy O'Neil, both of Kutztown; Mick O'Neil, West Lawn; and Kathy Helbert, Lyons; and grandchildren: Jonathan O'Neil, Christine Vilardo, and Carly O'Neil.

Rudy C. Pierce, 74, of Bethel, passed away November 14 in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He was the husband of Eleanor Dee Bartnicki Pierce. Also surviving are sons, Gregory C. Pierce, husband of Sharon Kauffman of Bethel; Christopher M., husband of Pamela Pierce of Annville; grandchildren, ElleAnna and Evan Pierce; brothers, John and Joseph George, both of Reading; sisters: Johanna Goheen; Mary, wife of William Haubrich; and Margaret George Ayala all of Reading.

Mary A. Diamont Porcaro, 97, of Exeter Township, passed away November 14 in Golden Living Center. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Adam Diamont, and her second husband, Arthur J. Porcaro. Mary is survived by sons, Angelo A. Porcaro, husband of Colleen K. Porcaro of Mt. Penn; Eugene A. Diamont, husband of Pamela Diamont of Houston, TX; and her daughter, Maria A. Dean, wife of Charles Dean of Cedar Rapids, IA; grandchildren: Adam, Jeanenne, Daniel, Pamela, Stephanie, Rebecca, and Michael; great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Alexander, Madison, Anya, and Priya; and sister, Rose Calvaressi of Wyomissing.

David A. Pottiger, 58, of Fleetwood passed away November 18 in Chestnut Hill Hospital. He was the ex-husband of Lori R. Pottiger. Also surviving are son, Eric, husband of Jessica Pottiger, Sinking Spring; sister, Donna, wife of Scott Kephart; granddaughter, Aubrey Paige Pottiger; and niece, Karly Elizabeth Kephart.

Robert C. "Bobby" Reber, 82, of Pennside passed away on November 14 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was the husband of Jane A. (Nein) Bundens Reber. Bobby is also survived by brother, William Reber of Wyomissing, and sisters, Carrie Schlarb and Patty Rappaselli, both of Reading; stepson, Larry A. Bundens of Oley, stepgrandchildren, stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Janet C. Reeser, 86, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away November 13 in Berks Heim. She was the wife of Richard T. Reeser. Janet is also survived by daughter, Nancy R. Johnson, wife of Arthur R. Johnson of Binghamton, New York; grandchildren: Douglas O. Kennedy III; Laurie Woodward, wife of Jason Woodward of Pittsburgh; Andrew Kennedy of Binghamton, NY; Aric Johnson of Columbus, OH; Christopher Johnson of Pittsburgh; Gretchen Reeser of New York City; Abigail McConnell of Waverly, NY; great-grandchildren: Liam; Brody; Colby; Madeline; Samuel and Owen; and goddaughter, Gretchen Green of Reading.

Paul E. Reeser, 80, formerly of Reading and Ormond Beach, FL, passed away on November 14 at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. He was the widower of Jeanne M. (Perkins) Reeser. Paul is survived by daughters, Rev. Vicki L. Reeser of York and Melanie L., wife of Robert Bechtel of Reading; grandchildren: Daniel Wagner, Chris and Jonathon Bechtel; and one great-grandchild, Annabelle Bechtel.

Deborah A. Spollen, 44, of Mount Penn, passed away on November 15. She was the wife of Daniel B. Spollen, and a daughter of William J. Clardy, husband of Nancy of Elverson and the late Barbara A. (Wressig) Clardy. Other survivors are son, Trevor Spollen, and daughter, Danielle Spollen, both at home; and sister, Kimberly A., wife of Steve Muntzenberger.

Pauline Stauffer, 85, of West Lawn, passed away November 13 in Columbia Cottage. She was the wife of the late Earl L. Stauffer. Survivors include daughters, Lorraine D. Snyder, wife of Keith G. Snyder, Hamburg; daughter, Diane M. Stauffer, San Diego, CA; granddaughter, Corrine L. Dietrich, wife of Peter; stepgranddaughter, Stefanie F. Snyder; great-granddaughters, Mackenzie C. and Emma L. Dietrich; stepgreat-granddaughter; and stepgreat-grandson; sister, Mary Boyer, Rehoboth Beach, DE; brother, Joseph Orlando, Sinking Spring; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Dawn Elaine Stoudt, 63, of Sinking Spring, passed away November 16. She was the wife of Randy L. Stoudt, and the daughter of Matthew and Joan (Lippincott) Delp, of West Reading. Dawn is also survived by children: Jeremey, Jamey, Jennifer, Terry and Ashley; stepchildren, Donald and Sharon; brothers, Tony and Mark; and grandchildren.

Mabel H. (Smith) Strunk, 76, of Bernville, passed away November 17 in her residence. She was the wife of the late Lester R. Strunk Sr. Mabel is survived by sons, Lester R. Strunk Jr., husband of Pamela, Richland; and Harry J. Strunk, fiancé of Tracy, Richland; daughter, Cindy M. Strunk, Bernville; sister, Shirley, wife of Ralph Strunk Jr., Robesonia; brothers: Charles Smith, Reading; Herbert Smith, Reading; Calvin Smith, Schuylkill County; and Richard Smith, Robesonia; grandchildren: Vicki Simpson, Kelli Strunk, Samantha Lawrence, and Jacob Ansel; andgreat-grandson, Thomas Simpson.

Nancy A. Swavely, 80, formerly of Shillington, passed away on November 12 at Gracedale Nursing Home in Nazareth. She was predeceased by her former husband, Jack Swavely. Survivors include children: Brad S. Swavely of Womelsdorf, Diana L. Swavely of Kenhorst, Lisa A. Seher of Easton, and Mark A. Swavely, husband of Isabella of Mooresville, NC; and grandchildren: Michael, Stephanie, Owen, and Sean Swavely.

Anthony "Tony" Vaccaro, 77, of Reading, passed away on November 11 in Country Meadows Assisted Living. He was the husband of the late Carole J. (Reinert) Vaccaro. Tony is survived by children: son, Joseph F.. Vaccaro Sr. and his wife, Debbie of Oley and daughter, Mari Vaccaro of Temple; grandchildren: Joseph F. Vaccaro Jr. and his wife, Lacey of Reading, Christina M. Vaccaro of Reiffton and Jason M. Vaccaro and his wife, Heather of Reading; great-grandchildren: Aubree M. Vaccaro, Katelyn N. Vaccaro, Andrew D. Latourette, Zoe B. Behm, Mya R. Vaccaro and Joseph A. Vaccaro; and siblings: Clara Ingram, Angelina Harris, Josephine Condos, Samuel Vaccaro, Carmella Chipperfield, Angelo Vaccaro, John Vaccaro, Joseph Vaccaro, Antoinette Bauer and Jennie Redcay.

Jeffrey Allen Weaver, 53, passed away on November 12 in Lancaster at the home of his brother, with whom he resided. He was the son of Donald and Joan Weaver, of Birdsboro, PA. Also surviving are brother, Douglas Weaver; Lauren Weaver, a niece, and aunts and uncles.

Mark Scott Weidner, 50, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away on November 12 in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the husband of Cherie Ann (Garl) Weidner, and a son of Edna F. (Hinnershitz) Weidner of Muhlenberg Township and the late Richard A. Weidner. Also surviving are daughter, Heather Cherie Weidner, at home, and brother, Ricky A., husband of Janet A. (Strause) Weidner of Maidencreek Twp.; and niece and nephew.

Dale A. Wenger, 61, of Upper Bern Twp., passed away on November 17 in his residence. He was the husband of Debra J. (Miller) Wenger. Also surviving in addition are daughters, Stacy L. (Wenger), wife of Michael Holderbach, Conshohocken; and Danielle L. (Wenger), wife of Michael DiNorscia, San Diego, California; grandsons, Jax and Mason; brother, Larry Wenger and his wife, Beatrice, Upper Bern Twp.; sister, Janice, wife of Rodney Loeb, Upper Bern Twp.; and sister-in-law, Janet Wenger.

Catherine G. "Mother Kate" Wiczalkowski, passed away November 14 in Berks Heim. She was the wife of the late John C. Wiczalkowski Jr. Catherine is survived by daughter, Kathleen A. Showers, wife of the late Gregory L. Showers of Reading; granddaughter, Kelly L. Korejwo, wife of Joseph C.. Korejwo; great-grandchildren, Ian T. and Cooper D. Korejwo; sisters, Irene Crammer, wife of the late Leo Crammer of Reading, and Geraldine Weitzel, wife of the late Arthur Weitzel.

Elinor K. Woelfel, 90, passed away November 4 at the Lutheran Home in Topton. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Woelfel. Surviving are children: Richard A. Woelfel of Willow Grove, and Barbara A. Cammarano of Wyomissing; son-in-law, Dennis Cammarano; grandchildren, Brandon K. Cammarano and Kimberly A. Guinther (Michael), and great-granddaughter, Zooey M. Guinther, all of Wyomissing.

Charles V. Wright Jr., 87, of Temple, passed away November 13 in the Reading Hospital. He was married to the late Beverly A. (Stine) Wright. Surviving are children: Jeffrey C. Wright and fiancée, Donna Duncan of Mt. Joy, Pamela B. W., wife of Mark Puhlman of Muhlenberg Twp., and Melanie N. Wright of Temple; grandchildren: Shane and Ashley Puhlman, Christopher and Janelle Wright, and Tara Finger; and great-grandchildren, Courtney and Nicole.

Florence Zabinski, 88, of Reading, passed away November 11 at Berks Heim, Bern Twp. She was predeceased by her husband, Conrad R. Zabinski. Florence is survived by sons, Dr. Terry L., husband of Charlotte Zabinski of Womelsdorf, and Dr. Robert C., husband of Darby Zabinski of New Cumberland, PA; grandchildren; Brandon, Brian, Ryan and Megan Zabinski and Amy (Zabinski) Rodnick; and great-grandchildren.

Frederick K. Zerbe, 94, formerly of Spring Twp., passed away on November 12 at the Alexandria Manor in Bath, North Hampton Co., PA. He was the widower of Anna G. (Fenstermacher) Zerbe. Surviving are niece, Rebecca, wife of John Fedio;  nephew, Larry Hoshauer; grandnephew, Nicholas, husband of Charisse Fedio, grandniece, Lorraine Fedio, wife of Cody Warford; and great-grandnephews, Brandon and Christopher Fedio.