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Kurr,Sara M. 1 Guestbook Entry »

Sara M. Kurr, 96, formerly of Reading.passed away Wednesday, June 22nd, in Reading Hospital.
Loving,kind,caring,giving,understanding,forgiving,patient,did not hold a grudge,complained little,never argued and laughed every day.
Sara was born into the Greatest Generation,daughter of Milton A. and Irene Hinnershitz Fisher and lived a full and kind life.
Sara contributed to the war effort working at Wilson Safety Products of Reading.
She married an equally inspiring yet humble man,Richard F. Kurr,who the world lost almost 17 years ago.

Sara was a member of Berean Baptist Church,Reading,for over 74 years.
She lived with healthy humility and humbleness,never assuming she was better than the next person. She wore a perfect and perpetual smile and always had time for others,especially her family,for whom she loved to cook fantastic meals. Sara was a perfect example of how to live life and anyone who knew her could see that immediately.

Sara is survived by

her son,Richard N.Kurr and his wife,Barbara;Daughter Sandra L.Dickson and her husband David.

She is also survived by grandchildren; Jason Kurr and wife,Natalie;Ryan Tuskey and his wife,Stephanie;Susan Behm and husband,Troyand David Readinger;great grandchildren-Ella Tuskey;Paige Behm and Jordan Behm;sister,Mary Kurtz..Numerous nieces and nephews,all of whom will miss her dearly and who are better people because of her.
Sara was preceded in death by brothers;Charles,Paul,Alvin,William,Robert and sisters-Dorothy,Helen,Ruth,Edith and Frances.

A Memorial Service will be held at at Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.1501 N. 11th St. Reading, on Wednesday,June 29th at 1:00 PM with The Rev. Gary Whittington officiating.
Friends may call Wednesday from 12:30-1:00 PM.
Interment in Laureldale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Berean Baptist Church,c/o Julia Roberts,Secretary,1081 Sage Ave. Reading, Pa. 19605

Family and friends may sign online register at

Linderman,David M. 52 Guestbook Entries »

David M. Linderman, 56, of Reading, passed away on, Saturday, June 11th,in his residence.

Dave was born in Reading, on October 7, 1959, a son of Janet Brightbill and Richard Linderman of Reading.

He was the husband of Kathryn E.(Snyder) Linderman.

He was a 1977 graduate of Reading High School;he loved target shooting and NASCAR.
Dave was employed for many years as an electrician.
Dave is also survived by
two sons D Michael Linderman, of FL.; Eric Linderman at home.

Dave is also survived by
a brother, Patrick Linderman, of Exeter Twp.; aunt;Lynne Brightbill of Wyomissing and his two dogs,Sherman and Zoe.

Services private at the convenience of the family.

Kenderdine,Richard 2 Guestbook Entries »

Richard Kenderdine, 89,formerly of Reading,passed away Saturday, June 11th, at Wyomissing Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Dick was born in Reading on January 6, 1927, a son of the late Mabel (Bankes) and Paul Kenderdine.
Dick played soccer at Reading High School.
He was a member of the former St. Stephens UCC now One UCC ,Kenhorst, where he was in charge of the candy making for many years.

Dick was in the US Army from 1944-1968,having fought in WWII and Korea. He then worked for the former Forklift in Reading. He then worked at Fromm Electric before retiring in 1992.
He was the last of 10 children.
Dick is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Closed Casket Visitation 10:30-11:00 am,Thursday,June 16,at the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc.,1501 N. 11th St.,Reading,

A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 16th at the funeral home.

Interment in Laureldale Cemetery.
Family and friends may sign online register at

Kurtz,Roy Alvin 1 Guestbook Entry »

Roy A. Kurtz, 96, of Mohnton, .passed away Sunday night, May 29th, at the Lutheran Home,Topton.

Roy was born in Cedar Top, on December 10, 1919, a son of the late Ella (Bitner) and John Kurtz.

He was the widower of Helen N. (Reiter) Kurtz. They were married 62 years before she died 2/13/2003.

Roy was a 90 year member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, Mohnton,where he taught Sunday School and was Church secretary for 40 years. He was a member of Chandler Lodge #227,Scottish Rite Valley of Reading and the Rajah Shrine

Roy was a WWII Veteran,having served 4 years in the US Army in Germany,France and Italy from 1941-1945.
Roy worked for Reading Bone Fertilizer Co.,now TIMAC,for 40 yeas as a certified agricultural pesticide chemist. His current chemical license expired May 31,2016..2 days after his passing.

Roy was past president of the Sales and Marketing Executive Club of Berks County.

Roy is survived by granddaughters,Kelly Kurtz-Colone and Stacey Mon;6 nieces,including Lisa Delancy,Sharon Isett and Suzette McCabe;2 nephews and sister-in-law,Lera Kurtz.
In addition to his wife and parents,Roy was predeceased by his son,Kent Kurtz in 1994;by sister,Betty Scheiwe and 4 brothers;Earl,Robert,James and Grant Kurtz.
His family of friends is endless.We will all miss him,our lives have been enriched by Roy’s friendship.
Graveside Military burial service and Masonic service will be at Fairview Cemetery,Shillington,on Saturday,June 11,2016 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Rachael Dietz officiating,followed by a memorial service at St. John’s Lutheran Church,1 Front St.Plaza,Mohnton,11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers donation in memory of Roy to St. John’s Lutheran Church,PO Box 5,Mohnton,Pa., 19540, would be appreciated.
Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc.,1501 N. 11th St.,Reading,is in charge of arrangements.

Family and friends may sign online register at

Moyer,Jacqueline L. 3 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.