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Myrtle V. Albrecht, 90, formerly of Shillington, passed away June 20 in ManorCare Health Services, Laureldale. She was the wife of the late James Albrecht. She is survived by children, Brenda Ream, Hamburg, Teresa Peters, Ephrata, Michael B. Kindt, Bernville; sister, Gertrude Frankenfield, Ephrata; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Hector Arocho, 68, of Reading, passed away June 21 in Reading Hospital. He was the companion of Gloria Correa. Hector is survived by daughters, Maria Arocho, Wanda Little and Wendy Herr; sisters, Hilda Gonzalez and Olga Rodriguez; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dawn Louise (Adams) Bachofer, 80, of Oley, passed away June 21. She was the wife of the late Bruce Theodore Bachofer. Dawn is survived by children, Karen (Sam) Hunt, Linda (Dennis) Curtis, Jill (Wayne) Morris, Todd (Linda) Bachofer and Dave (Kathy) Bachofer; sister, Peggy Lou Levengood; grandchildren, Brian Curtis, Kevin Curtis, Jason Curtis, Matthew Hunt, Ian Hunt, Emma Bachofer, Kyle Bachofer, Ethan Bachofer; and great-grandchild, Jackson Hunt.

Barbara S. Bachulski, 89, passed away June 19 in ManorCare, Laureldale. Surviving are son, Richard S. (Lynne) Bachulski of Reading; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Herman C. Bartow, 86, passed away June 19  in his Wernersville residence. He was the husband of Marjorie E. (Biddle) Bartow. Herman is also survived by children, Bruce A. Bartow, Philadelphia, Connie E. (Wayne) Montieth, Shillington, Timothy L. Bartow, Richland, Cynthia S. Sambuco, Sykesville, MD, and Jonathan M. (Rocio) Bartow, Westminster, MD; brother, Kenny Bartow; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jordan L. Bausher, 86, of Exeter Twp., passed away June 19 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was the husband of Elizabeth M. (McIlvain). Also surviving are children: Jacob L. and his son, Jace; Christopher M.; Abigail B. (Jeffrey) Smith and children, Brandon, Dustin, Garrett and Dillon; Rebecca M. Bausher (Charles Pearson) and children, Elijah and Scarlett; and sister, Nöel Bausher Szundy.

Nancy L. (Snyder) Behm, 59, formerly of Laureldale, passed away June 22  in Providence, RI. She is survived by children: Jennifer R. (Julio) Lazzarini, Tiverton, RI, and their children, Izabella, Jemilesse and Luca; Jason M. (Tara) Behm, Sinking Spring, and their children, Kennedy and Harrison; and Joshua C. Behm, Waldorf, MD, and his children, Chris and Charlie; sister, Sandra (James) Rowe, Temple; niece, Lynelle (Lenny) Rushing, Las Vegas, NV; great-niece, Megan (Rich) Weidenhammer, and their son, Logan, all of Muhlenberg Twp.; and great-nephew, Ryan, Las Vegas, NV. Her former spouse, Clark R. Behm, Reading, also survives her.

Stephen W. Bickel, 91, of Sinking Spring, passed away June 19 at the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of the late Carrie E. (Ruppert) Bickel. Stephen is survived by daughter, Linda (Adam) Engle, Reading; brother, Vernon L. Bickel, Sinking Spring; sister-in-law, Lillian (Alfred) Glase, Mohnton; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Harold C. Bosold, 82, formerly of Womelsdorf, passed away June 21 in Wyomissing Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was the widower of Aletha R. (Huyett) Bosold.  Survivors include children, Michael K. Bosold, Jeffrey K. Bosold, Kevin K. Bosold, Lori K. Williams, Debbie K. Vire; stepchildren, Heidi Shuman, Harry R. Bell, John Bell, Franklin Albright; grandchildren and stepgrandchildren.

Claudette Stewart Boswell, 70, of Reading, passed away June 13  in St. Ann's Bay Hospital in Jamaica, WI. Surviving are daughters, Bobbette Stewart-Thomas (Everett) of Reading, Antoinette Preddie (Durrant) Ferguson of Reading; and granddaughter, Nina Dominique Stewart-Thomas of Reading.

John David Brown, 75, formerly of Hamburg, passed away June 17 in Wyomissing Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Joann (Henry) Brown. Jack is also survived by children, Michael A. (Elizabeth) Brown, Buford, GA, David Brown and JoAnn Rugart, both of Huntsville, AL, Denise M. (James E.) Krick, Shillington, Ronald A. Magee, Mohnton, and Troy M. Magee, Robesonia; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Donald William Columbo, 92, of Reading, passed away June 23 in Manor Care Laureldale. He is survived by children, Donald W. Jr. ( Barbara A.) Columbo of Flying Hills, Michael R. Columbo of Reading, Marsha L. Columbo of Anchorage, AK, Cindi Driscoll of Reading, and David B. Columbo of West Reading; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and brother, Harold J. Columbo of Reading.

Beatrice Mae Covington, 91, passed away June 17 in her home. She was the wife of the late Ernest Covington. Surviving are children, Barry L. Covington Sr., Yvonne (Ronald Sr.) White of Pottstown; daughter-in-law, Dr. Mary L. Covington of Exeter Twp.;  grandchildren, Barry L. Covington, Jr. of Boca Raton, FL, Monica L. Covington of Reading, Eric S. Covington, U.S. Navy, Ronald L. (Lisa) White, Jr. of Pottstown, and Katheryn (Shaun), Corum of Pottstown; great-grandchildren, Jeremy L. Covington, Michael S. Moncrieffe, Justen Allen, Jazmyn K. Covington, Monique J. Moncrieffe, Kaleb A. White, Karissa A. White; great-great-grandchildren, Jaiel Vargas  and Ny'Aylah; nieces and nephews.

Jessica "Jess" Suzanne DeDeo, 31, of Spring Twp., passed away June 13 at Hershey Medical Center. She was the daughter of Leilani Remick of Spring Twp. and the late Dale DeDeo. Jessica is also survived by maternal grandmother, Suzanne (Robert) Ippolito of Wyomissing; sister, Ashley Zeak of New Castle, DE; brother, Jerry Carruthers of Philadelphia; uncle, Stephen Ippolito; and aunt, Rachel Remick.

Mervin P. Degler, 75, of Sinking Spring, passed away June 20 at Manor Care, Sinking Spring. He was the husband of Blubella E. (Augustine) Degler. Mervin is also survived by son, Garry P. (Karen K.) Degler, Robesonia; daughters, Cynthia M. (Kerry A.) Strunk, Leesport, and Sharon E. (Todd J.) Lincoln, Mohrsville; sister, Shirley M. (Marvin) Speicher; grandchildren, Andrew Degler, Kyle Lincoln, Korissa Lincoln, Shelby Strunk and Cheyenne Strunk; and great-granddaughter, Kerrington Degler.

George J. Dracoules, 88, formerly of Spring Twp., passed away June 21 at ManorCare Health Services, Sinking Spring. He was the husband of the late Mildred M. (Travagli) Dracoules. George is survived by daughter, Michele (Terry) Beilhart, Spring Twp.; son, James Dracoules, Reading; and grandsons, Christopher, Alex and Andrew Beilhart.

Michael V. Eiceman, 72, of Millcreek Twp. passed away June 23 at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He was the husband of Arlene L. (Harnish) Eiceman. Also surviving are daughters, Kelly L. (Bernard) Harms and Jodi K. (Pete) Eisenhauer; grandchildren, Michael, Nicholas, Colin, Peter, Ramsey, and Leah; sisters, Dawn A., (Lou) North, and Bobbi Ann (Mike) Brown; niece, Stephanie (Aaron) Barr, and their sons.

Kenneth A. Eyrich, 79, of Spring Twp., passed away June 20 at Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine A. (Diefenderfer) Eyrich.   Kenneth is also survived by children, Mark D. (Cindy) Eyrich, Spring Twp., and Matthew J. Eyrich, Sinking Spring; brother, Nelson (Virginia) Eyrich, Whitfield; and grandchildren, Jennifer and Jessica.

Brian K. Fair, 54, of Reading, passed away June 20 at his residence. He is survived by brothers, Mark Fair and Michael Fair.

Donald N. Fry, Jr., 69, of Wernersville, passed away June 15 in the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He was the husband of Clare M. (Drexler) Fry. Donald is also survived by son, Robert B. Fry of Wernersville; daughter, Debbie A. (Mike) Nester of Pottstown; grandchildren, Eric and Marc; brother, James Fry of Kansas; and sister, Jean A. Manning of Mohnton.

Charlotte Harriett (Johnson) Geibel, 76, of Birdsboro, passed away at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center on  June 21. She was the wife of William F. Geibel. Also surviving are daughter, Lynne R. Oswalt of Sinking Spring; grandchildren, Tiffany and William; great-grandchildren, Kyra and Braxton; brother, Neil Johnson of Forest, VA; and sister, Anita Jones of Landisville, PA.

Richard W. Goheen,  74, of Wyomissing, passed away June 19 at his residence. He is survived by his wife; daughter, Kimberley A. Goheen of Wyomissing; sister, Betty Holland of Shillington; and sister, Bonnie Denunzio of Mt. Penn.

Ivan Gordon passed away June 19  at his home in Reading. He was predeceased by his wife, Dr. Mildred Gordon. Surviving are daughter, Radene Gordon-Beck (Hugh), and their son, Brandt Beck; sister, Barbara Gurdus; and his companion, Patricia Grove.

Barry Greenly, 73, of Leesport, passed away June 18  in West Reading. He is survived by daughter, Lori J. (John) Myers of Camp Hill; sons, Michael B. (Mimi) Greenly of Berwyn, PA, Steven B. Greenly of Morristown, NJ, and Ryan B. Greenly of Leesport; sister, Dianne M. Krafczyk of Reading; brother, Glenn W. Greenly of Spring Twp.; grandchildren, Brody Myers and Mia Greenly; nieces and nephews, Lisa, Tammy, Melissa,Todd, Caitlin, Nicole, Josh, Cole, Reyn and Cameron.

W. James Guthrie, 88, of Douglassville, passed away June 20 at his home. He was the husband of Lucy Klein Guthrie. Also surviving are daughters, Carolyn and Julia; brother, Thomas; his first wife, Sally Guthrie; nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth R. (DeLong) Hartman, 78, Muhlenberg Twp., passed away June 24 in her residence.?She is survived by daughters, Barbara Herold and Ruth Kull, both of Reading; son, Carl H. Hartman, Jr. of Reading; sister, Joanne Walker of Reading; grandchilden and great-grandchildren.

James D. Heilman, 52, Mohnton, passed away June 19 at the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Jean L. Heilman, and the son of Richard and Carole Heilman of Reading. James is also survived by daughters, Ashley, Jessica, Heather, Jamie and Brooke Heilman.

Elizabeth M. Huber, 90, of Reading, passed away June 17 at the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late Henry J. Huber. Survivors include  children, Darrell W. Huber of Whitfield and Maureen F. Huber of Reading; grandchildren, Paige E. Huber and Madison R. Huber; and sister, Eileen I. Smith, Squamish, BC.

John J. Iannuzzo, Jr., 59, of Reading, passed away June 16 in his residence. He is survived by daughter, Janelle Iannuzzo of Reading; sister, Doris Whitman of Shillington; grandson, Dominic Iannuzzo; stepmother, Louise Iannuzzo, Kenhorst; and aunt, Doris Forry, Watervillle, OH.

David M. Kloc, 70, of Exeter Twp., passed away June 18 in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Janice L. (McEwan) Kloc. David is also survived by children, Anthony Capelli, Lower Alsace Twp., Damond (Jennifer) Kloc, Brecknock Twp., Tara (Ronald) Kozak, Lower Alsace Twp., and Leslie (Andrew) Rabie, Bloomfield, NJ; siblings, Leonard Kloc, Muhlenberg Twp., and Daniel (Kim) Kloc, Wyomissing; and grandchildren, Lauryn, Derek, Jillian, Logan and Emma.

Kermit A. Koehler, 80, of Cumru Twp., passed away June 20 in St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the husband of Thelma G. (Kincaid) Koehler. Also surviving are sister, Renee E. Williams, Asheville, NC; nieces and nephews.

Russell R. Kramer, 84, of Bernville, passed away June 20 in Laurel Center in Hamburg. Surviving are sons, David (Linda) Kramer of Bernville; Terry Kramer of Bernville, Dennis (Donna) Kramer of Myerstown, Kenny (Bonnie) Kramer of Shartlesville, and Greg (June) Kramer of Strausstown; grandchildren, Greg Jr., Tracy, Mark, Bruce, Randolph, Victoria and Toni; great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Noll and Shirley Stief; and brother, Donnie Kramer.

Mary V. Kulak, 87, passed away June 21 in her Reading residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Kulak. Surviving are daughter, Kathy (David) Quimby, and son, John Kulak, all of West Lawn; granddaughters, Vicki Nigrini, Kristen Quimby, Katlynn Kulak and Jennifer Kulak; great-grandsons, Austin Nigrini and Bryce Quimby; former daughter-in-law, Beth Kulak; nieces and nephews.

Gloria L. Lengle, 63, of Upper Tulpehocken Twp., passed away June 20  in her residence. She was the wife of George J. Lengle. Also surviving are daughter, Jennifer J. (Amanda L.) Lengle, West Lawn; grandchildren, Abigail and Jacob Lengle; brother, Charles Mervine, and sister, Judith (Mervine) Zeiber, both of Reading.

Elizabeth Mae LeVan, 86, of Morgantown, passed away June 21 in Birdsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. LeVan. Surviving are sons, Kirk D. LeVan of Birdsboro and Ricky L. LeVan of Stevens; sisters, Caroline Kuntzman of Carbondale and Denise Shinn of Reading; grandchildren and great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Francis Joseph Madl, Jr., 87, of Exeter Twp., passed away June 17 in ManorCare Sinking Spring. He was the husband of Sara Jane (Zink) Madl. Francis is also survived by children, Kristine L. (Frank) Lubas, Birdsboro, Stephen L. Madl, Deer Lake, Francis J. (Jan) Madl III, Reading, William T. (Mary M.) Madl, Mullica Hill, NJ, Kathryn A. Hanna, Leola, Michael A. (Sherri) Madl, Tilgham, MD, and Lynn A. Hess, Wyomissing; siblings, Edward L. Madl, Reading, and Elsie M. Madl, San Jose, CA; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Virginia F. Martin, 97, of Reading, passed away June 20 in Laurel Center. She is survived by grandchildren, Carolann E. Moody, Thomas C. (Jan) Lenich; great-grandchildren, Nicole Moore, Gretchen LaFerriere, Ty Moody, Thomas D. Lenich, and Boyd Lenich; great-great-grandchildren; sister, Betty M. Colletti, Reading; brother, Clarence B. Prutzman, Jr., Oley; nieces and nephews.

Phillip McLaughlin, 69, of Reading, passed away June 17 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Charlotte (Meyer) McLaughlin. Phillip is also survived by sisters, Barbara Pelletier, Bea McLaughlin and Trudy McLaughlin.

Steward John Meinhart, Sr., 92, passed away June 23 at the Wyomissing Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Rosanna Weikert Meinhart. Surviveing are son, Steward John (Elaine M.) Meinhart, Jr., Wyomissing; and grandson, Judson Steward (Lisa Ann) Meinhart, West Reading.

Ashley Alexis Nelson, 26, Reading, passed away June 13 in Reading Health Systems. She was the daughter of Carolyn Nelson. Ashley is survived by a brother and a sister.

Fern M. Ohnmeiss, 85, formerly of Reading, passed away June 23 at ManorCare Health Services, West Reading. She was the wife of the late Carl T. Ohnmeiss. Fern is survived by son, Theodore N. Englebach and daughter, Jamie R. Englebach.

Mitchell Pejokovich, 84, of Reading, passed away at home June 16. He was the husband of Shirley R. (Claytor) Pejokovich. Mitchell is also survived by a brother, William Pejokovich of Denver, CO.

Shirley J. Perdoch, 84, passed away June 24 in the Berkshire Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore F. Perdoch. Surviving are sons, John (Alice) Perdoch of Reading, and James (Gail) Perdoch of Mountain Top, PA; daughter, Susan (Rian) Rissmiller of Reading; sisters-in-law, Joan Faust and Louise Simon; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Deborah J. "Debbie" (Coleman) Rader, 64, of Marion Twp., passed away June 18. She was the wife of Barry D. Rader. Deborah is also survived by daughters, Kathy (John) Reedy, Jefferson Twp., and Kelly (Alex) Arnold, Wernersville; siblings, Arthur (Gale) Coleman, Reading, Judy Orrs, Mohnton, Patricia (Jeffrey) Law, Reading, and Marybeth (Joseph) Torchia, Robesonia; grandchildren, Emily, John, Anna and Caroline Reedy and Abby, Gabe, Ben, Sam and Luke Arnold; mother-in-law, Ida B. Rader; sister-in-law, Susan Cole; nieces and nephews.

Catherine J. Reese, 93, passed away June 23 in The Highlands at Wyomissing. She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Reese. Surviving are children, Karen R. (Dr. Peter H.) Thomas, Wyomissing, and Dr. James H. (Sheila P.) Reese, Monrovia, MD; brother, William Rees, Pompton Plains, NJ; grandchildren, Kristin (Antony) Rutherford, Melbourne, Australia, Brian (Elizabeth) Thomas, Collingswood, NJ, Andrew (Amanda) Thomas, Los Angeles, CA, and Caitlin S. Reese, Dallas, TX; great-grandchildren, Lachlan and Connor Rutherford; and granddaughter-in-law, Grazina Jagucianskaite, Monrovia, MD.

Elaine M. Roland, 75, of West Lawn, passed away June 17. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph. Surviving are sister, Stephanie Ericke; children, Connie (Darrell) Bordner, David Roland, Christine Folk and Jodiann (Thomas) Tucci; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

John M. Romanofsky, 88, formerly of West Lawn, passed away June 21 at ManorCare Nursing Center, West Reading. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice W. Romanofsky. Surviving are daughter, Patrice Marie Romanofsky, Philadelphia; nephews, George (Marilyn) Hunka, Jr. and their daughters, Goldie and Billie, and John (Kylie) Hunka, all of New York City; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, of York; and cousin, Marilyn Robinson, Schwenksville.

April A. Roth, 59, of Bern Twp., passed away June 16 in Harrisburg Hospital, Alex Grass Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Patrick H. Roth. Also surviving are daughter, Melissa A. Roth (Dylan Knowles), Mt. Penn; grandson, Asher T. Knowles; brother, Dr. Mark Folk, Schaefferstown; and sister, Lisa Melton, NC.

Judge Forrest Grim Schaeffer, Jr., 87, passed away in the Reading Hospital June 19. He was the husband of Dorothea (Lee) Schaeffer. Also surviving  are children, Andrew (Tracy), Katharine, Elizabeth, Phillip and Forrest III (Valerie); grandchildren, Madison Schaeffer, Khouloud Mannai, Cody Bauman, West Bauman, Logan Bauman, Kaley Miller-Schaeffer, Holden Miller-Schaeffer, Hayden Miller-Schaeffer, Samuel and Maggie Schaeffer and Sarah Schaeffer.

Mildred M. Schlageter, 83, of Temple, passed away June 22 in Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late Vernon "Smokey" Dengler. Mildred is survived by nieces, Helen G. Conrad of Lebanon, Shirley A. Miller of Moss Point, MS, and Jean E. Sanchez of Reading.

Elaine A. Shannon, 87, Reading, passed away June 23 in her residence. She was the widow of Bernard J. Shannon. Elaine is survived by sons, Michael B. (Rebecca) Shannon of Shillington, David M. (Jamie) Shannon of Auburn, AL; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sister, Ruth Huntsberger of Auburn.

LaRene S. (Haas) Sharp, 96, of Temple, passed away June 18 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Sharp. Surviving are children, Michael T. (Sandra L.) Sharp of Cumru Twp., Carol A. Sharp of Temple, and Steve L. (Tammy L.)?Sharp of Exeter Twp.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Louise (Haas) Abell.

Geraldine S. (Suits) Shuker, 84, of East Earl, formerly of Shillington, passed away June 23 at the Berks Heim Home in Bern Twp. She was the wife of Richard G. Shuker, Sr. Also surviving are children, Richard G. (Linda) Shuker, Jr. of Mohnton, Mark A. Shuker of Reading, and Barbara J. (John) Pergine of Plymouth Meeting; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Edna C. Steffy, 84, passed away June 19 in Wyomissing Health and Rehab. Center, Reading. She was the widow of Eugene C. Steffy. Edna is survived by daughters, Marlene Schappell and Coleen (John) Arehart; grandchildren, Jeffrey and Kimberly; great-grandchildren, Colby, Casey, Taya and Jeffrey; and a brother.

Dora V. Stevens, 87, formerly of Pennside, passed away June 22 in the Park House-Montgomery Co. Home. She was the widow of Alex "Doc" Stevens. Dora is survived by: two daughters, Stacey (Stephen Budd) Cohen of Audubon, PA, and Kathy (Donald Lee) James of Burlington, NC; and grandchildren, Alex and Abby Cohen and Taylor James.

Richard "Red" W. Tobin, 86, husband of Shirley R. (Hahn) Tobin of Laureldale, passed away June 17 at home. He is also survived by children, Terry R. Allgier Garfinkel of Philadelphia, Tracy E. Allgier-Baker of Annville, Todd L. Allgier of Arlington, VA, and Toby M. Tobin of Richboro; grandchildren, Luthien, Nathan and Allison Baker, Steven, Katherine and Andrew Garfinkel, and Caela Tobin; sister, Ellen Pinkerton of Fleetwood; and brother, John Tobin of Portsmouth, NH.

Ronald Bruce Troelsch, 57, passed away June 20 in his Muhlenberg Twp. residence. He was the companion of Susan Williams, and a son of Joan (Miller) Troelsch, Reading, and the late Bruce Troelsch. Ronald is also survived by children, Jason M. (Tina) Troelsch, Foley, AL, and Rebecca E. Troelsch, Kenhorst; siblings, Steven B. (Sharon M.) Troelsch, Landisville, and Debra A. Manderewicz, Spring Twp.; and granddaughter, Aubree N. Troelsch.

Mildred H. Ulrich, 83, of Fleetwood, passed away June 17 in Manor Care Health Services in Sinking Spring. Mildred was the wife of Floyd V. Ulrich.  Also surviving are children, Sylvia D. Ulrich of Pottsville, Randolph S. (Doris) Ulrich of Akron, PA, and Brenda James of Fleetwood; and grandchildren, Jennifer Goggins, David, Brian, and Steven Ulrich, and Krista and Cory James.

Reverend Sergio Valori, 84, passed away June 18 in his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Catrone Valori. Surviving are children, David Valori, Jonathan Valori and Michelle (Eric) Goodman; grandchildren, Alexandra (Ryan) Loeb, Elizabeth Valori, and Sidney and Evan Goodman; step-grandchildren, Stephen and Rachel Goodman; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Loeb.

Carolyn L. Waldbiesser, 78, passed away June 21. She is survived by her husband, Larry B. Waldbiesser, Sr.; daughters, Lori Waldbiesser and Kristine Waldbiesser; son, David Waldbiesser; grandsons, Collin and Brady Waldbiesser; and sisters, Louise Harris, Kriston, NC, Grace Dahmer, Slidell, LA, and Bettie Joyce Hufham, Delco, NC.

James M. Walsh, 53, of Reading, passed away June 21 at Norfolk General Hospital. He was the husband of Gayle Louise Walsh, and the son of James Roy and Mary Lou (Wasicko) Walsh, of Florida. Also surviving are sons, Erik D. (Desiree) Walsh, Hellertown, PA, and Matthew J. Walsh, Reading; sister, Teresa Rodgers, Sharon, PA; nieces and nephews.

Ruth L. (Seaman) Wayne, 62, of Sinking Spring, passed away June 19 at the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Gerald K. Wayne.

Ruth Elizabeth (Jones) Weidner, 90, of Amity Twp., passed away June 19  at Keystone Villa. She was the widow of the late Harold D. Weidner. Surviving are son, Thomas H. (Jeanne) Weidner of S. Heidelberg Twp.; daughters, Patricia R. (Dennis) Hess of Atlanta, GA, and Wendy L. (Robert) Endris of San Antonio, TX;  grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Steven J. Weik, 54, of Mohnton, passed away June 22 at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, DE. He was the husband of Beth M. (Laudermilch) Weik, and the son of Evelyn (Brandt) Weik, Cornwall Terrace, and the late Clarence "Clutch" Weik. Also surviving are children, Meghan E. (Matthew) Nuding, Exeter Twp., Jillian M. Weik, Mohnton, Courtney L. Weik, Mohnton, Dylan A. Finogle, Sinking Spring, and Nash A. Finogle, Mohnton; siblings, Michael J. (Xia) Weik, Linglestown, Susan M. (Mark) Murdock, Mohnton, David P. (Deborah) Weik, Sinking Spring, and Margaret A. Whiskeyman, Sinking Spring.