Geraldine L “Granny”. (Weidner) Mintzer, 89, of Reading, passed away Tuesday, April 25th, at Berkshire Commons, surrounded by her family.
Gerry was born in Reading on December 22, 1927, a daughter of the late Eva (Dautrich) and Charles Weidner.
She was the widow of Earl A. Mintzer. Earl died 12/30/1969.
She was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church,Reading.
Gerri was a 1946 Reading High School Graduate, and a Red Cross Volunteer.
She was employed as a switch board operator and receptionist at UGI for 25 years.Gerry retired in 1994.
Gerry is survived by
a son, Brian V. Mintzer of Reading.
Gerry is also survived by 4 grandchlidren: Craig Mintzer, Beth Mintzer, Matthew Mintzer, and Tracey Homan; 9 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son,Wayne T. husband of Bonnie Mintzer.
She was also predeceased by 3 sisters: Minnie Heinle, Marie Witwer, and Emily Adam; and 7 brothers: Charles, Russell, Richard, Kenneth, Albert, George H. Sr., and Larry J. Weidner
Services will be held on Saturday, April 29th at 10:00 AM from Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 1501 N. 11th St., Reading.
Friends may call Saturday 9:00-10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nativity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. 1501 N. 13th St. Reading, Pa. 19604, or American Cancer Society 498 Bellevue Ave. Reading, Pa. 19605 or Red Cross Tri-County Chapter-701 Centre Ave. Reading,Pa. 19601
Interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Kenneth W. Oudinot, 88, of Reading, passed away Friday, April 21st, at Manor Care, Spring Twp.
Ken was born in Reading, on July 16, 1928, a son of the late Carrie (Helbert) and Warren Oudinot.
Ken was the husband of Carmella (Bucca) Oudinot.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corp.
He was employed as a fork lift operator at Georgia Pacific for 40 years. He retired in 1990.
Ken is also survived by
four daughters, Carole A. Cinesi, of Reading;
Ethel J., wife of Furman Wescott, of Bradford,RI;
Joanne M., wife of Robert Valdez, of Taylorsville,Utah;
Kathryn L., wife of James Kready, of Reading.
He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Ken was predeceased by 2 sons,Daniel M. and Kenneth S. Oudinot.
Graveside Service 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 25th at Pleasant View Cemetery,650 Fritztown Rd.,Sinking Spring with interment to follow.
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 www.sandersfuneral.com..
Michael J. Grim, 74, of Reading, passed away Thursday, April 13th, at Wyomissing Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Michael was born in Reading on March 31, 1943, a son of the late Rose T. (Weber) and Paul J. Grim.
He was the husband of Carolyn J. (Clark) Grim.
Mike was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church,Reading.
He was a 32 year US Army Veteran and US Army National Guard member serving in the Vietnam War era. Mike retired March 31,2003.
He worked as a custodian at Albright College for 7 years.
Michael is also survived by a step-daughter Jeannine Ready of Atlanta and 2 stepgrandchildren.
Michael was predeceased by a step-son, Jeffrey Reinert, who passed away in 1987.
Services will be held at at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.1501 N. 11th St., Reading, on Tuesday,April 18th at 10:00am.
Friends may call Tuesday 9:00-10:00 AM.
Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral.com.
Richard B. Hofmann, 90, of Reading, formerly of Kempton, passed away Friday, April 14th, at the Henry Infirmary of the Topton Lutheran Home
Richard was born in Reading, on October 1, 1926, a son of the late Alverta F. (Bentz) and Raymond Hofmann.
He was the widower of Margaret A. (Weigle) Hofmann. She died 11/8/1994.
He was a Navy Veteran of WW II.
Rick was employed as a machinist at Dana Corporation for 22 years before he retired in 1988.
Rich was a life member of American Legion Post #12 and a member of the former St. Thomas UCC.
Richard is survived by
a daughter, Margo A. Longacre, of Reading.
Richard is also survived by
a sister, Sandra Kline, of Bernville and 1 granddaughter,Rachael Longacre.
He was predeceased by a brother,Ronald Hofmann.
A Religious Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 18th at Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.1501 N. 11th St., Reading,
Friends may call Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 PM
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hawk Mt. Sanctuary,1700 Hawk Mt, Rd.,Kempton,Pa. 19529.
Interment in Charles Evans Cemetery
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hawk Mt. Sanctuary,1700 Hawk Mt.Rd.,Kempton,Pa. 19529
Family and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral.com.
Anna M. Sullivan, 82, of Reading, passed away Saturday, April 8th, at her residence.
Anna was born in Reading, on November 17, 1934, a daughter of the late Mary (McCartan) and Walter Linette.
Mrs. Sullivan was the widow of Joseph M. Sullivan. He died March 28, 2000.
She was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church, Reading.
Anna graduated from Central Catholic High School, in 1952.
Mrs. Sullivan is survived by
a daughter, Rebecca A. Sullivan, companion of Stephen Yetzer, of Reading;
three sons Stephen J., husband of Janelle Sullivan, of Reading; Timothy P.,
husband of Brenda Sullivan, of Bernville; Christopher M., husband of Malissa
Sullivan, of Reading;
Anna is also survived by
a sister, Mary Gehringer, and a brother, Robert Linette, both of Reading.
She is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Taylor, Desirae, Brogan, Calleigh, Gillian, Shayla and Joseph and a sister in law Jean Sullivan.
A closed casket visitation will be from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, April 18th, with a prayer service at 6:00 PM from the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 19th at Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church, Laureldale.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Guardian Angels Regional School 3125 Kutztown Road Reading, PA 19605 or Holy Guardian Angels Church, 3121 Kutztown Road, Reading, PA 19605.
Entombment in Gethsemane Mausoleum, Reading.
Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.