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Moyer,Jacqueline L. 2 Guestbook Entries »

Jacqueline L. Moyer, 89, formerly of Reading,passed away Friday, May 27th, at Laurel Center, Hamburg.

Jacqueline was born in Reading, on February 1, 1927, a daughter of the late Elizabeth (Stamm) and John Thompson.

She was the widow of John P. Moyer. He died 12/24/1995.
She was a member of Reading Moravian Church,Reading, where she was also a trustee and treasurer for the King’s Daughters.

Jackie was the owner-operator at the former Jackie & Polly’s, Reading;she then worked at a knitting mill in Reading and finally she worked as a saleslady for American Argyle at the outlets.

Jackie was a member of the Reading Historical Society;active member of the Pagoda Club and helped with fund raising for the Mt. Penn Fire Tower;also an active member of RHS Alumni Band where she played the saxaphone.

Jacqueline is survived by
a son,John W., husband of Alicia M. Santmyre of Shoemakersville.

Jacqueline is also survived by
a sister, Betty, widow of Richard Weiser, of Birdsboro.

She is also survived by 3 grandchildren;Stephanie,Christina and John Patrick Santmyre and 2 great grandchildren,Jaeger and Bear Hertwig

Jacqueline was predeceased by a brother,John Thompson

Friends are invited to call 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1st at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.,1501 N. 11th St., Reading.

A religious service will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 2nd at the funeral home.

Interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

Family and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral,com.

Ames, Gloria M. Sign the Guestbook »

Gloria M. Ames, 89, formerly of Reading, passed away Monday, May 23rd, 2016, at Manor Care- West Reading.

Gloria was born in Lancaster, on May 28, 1926, a daughter of the late Ruth and Lewis Moser.

She was the widow of Christy P. Ames. Mr. Ames died in 1975.

Gloria was employed most of her life as a house cleaner.

Gloria is survived by
a daughter, Ruth M. Livinghouse, of Reading;

She is also survived by
four sisters, Evelyn, Mary, Barbara, Grace;
three brothers, Lewis, Ronald and Wilbur.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM on Friday, May 27th at Charles Evans Cemetery,1119 Centre Ave., Reading.

The Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, is in charge of the arrangements. Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.

Stamm, Gordon T. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Gordon T. Stamm, 87, formerly of West Lawn, passed away Friday, May 20th, 2016, at Country Meadows, Wyomissing, in the company of family and a family friend.

Gordon was born in Reading, on December 8, 1928, a son of the late Elizabeth (Klinger) and George A. Stamm.

He was the husband of Mildred E. (Althouse) Stamm.

Gordon was a member of Advent Lutheran Church, West Lawn.

Mr. Stamm graduated from the Reading High School in 1948; and he served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was an electrician for IBEW Local #743.

In addition to his wife, Gordon is survived by
a daughter, Linda S. Weitzel, of Kenhorst;
two sons Thomas G., husband of Debra A. Stamm, of Morgantown and Scott A. Stamm, of Fleetwood.

He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and was predeceased by a brother Richard.

A Religious Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 25th at the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, with The Reverend Mark R. Rigg officiating.

Friends may call from 9:00 -10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.

Cohoon,Dorothy J. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Dorothy J. Cohoon, 75, formerly of Reading, passed away Saturday, May 14th, at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was admitted there from Manor Care,West Reading, where she had resided since 1999.

Dorothy was born in Mt. Carmel, on March 4, 1941, a daughter of the late Anna (Okrasinski) and John Yakupchina.

She was the widow of Rodger A. Cohoon. He died 5/18/1999.

Dorothy was a 1958 graduate of Mt. Carmel High School.

Dorothy was first employed at Sammy’s Steaks in Reading for 14 years;she worked as a waitress at Neal’s Oyster Bar in West Reading for 6 years;she later worked at Weis Market at 13th and Rockland Streets,Reading, as a customer service representative.
Dorothy is survived by
a daughter, Cynthia L. Kripplebauer, of Wernersville;
two sons Robert R. Kripplebauer, of Blandon; Richard A. Kripplebauer, of Wernersville;
a step daughter, Marjorie Heffner, of Fleetwood;
a step son,Allen Cohoon, of Mt. Carmel.

Dorothy is also survived by
a brother, John Yakupchina, of Brockton,MA. She was predeceased by a sister,Patricia Yakupchina.

She is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 18th at Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.1501 N. 11th St.,Reading

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 19th at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church,1018 N. 8th St., Reading.
(Family will be meeting at the church.)

Interment in Berks County Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral.com.

Reeser, Lindell J. Sign the Guestbook »

Lindell J. Reeser, 90, formerly of Reading, passed away Sunday, May 8th, at Berks Heim.

Lindell was born in Reading, on July 20, 1925, a daughter of the late Catherine M. (Bernhart) and Reuben W. Goda.

She was the widow of William C. Reeser. Mr. Reeser died September 2, 1958.

Mrs. Reeser worked as an examiner at Genesco for 20 years, retired in 1987.

She was a 50 plus year member of VFW Post # 378 Auxiliary, A Lifetime member of Jackson Democratic Club, and a long time volunteer at the voting polls.

Lindell is survived by
a daughter, Donna, wife of Richard Katzaman, of West Lawn;

a son,Randall A., Sr., husband of Kim Reeser, of Exeter Township;

She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and a sister, Suzanne Eyrich, of Bally.

A Religious Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, May 16th at the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, with The Reverend Kerry L. Hicks officiating.

Friends are invited to call 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Alsace Cemetery, Reading.

The family requests donations to American Cancer Society 498 Bellevue Ave. Reading, PA 19605.

Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.