Hermansader,Gladys I.

Gladys I. Hermansader, 89, of Reading, passed away Thursday, February 2nd, at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s.

Gladys was born in Reading, on March 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Eva (Roeder) and Daniel Kerschner.

She was the widow of Edward B. Hermansader. He died 11/19/2010.

Gladys was a 1945 Reading High School Graduate.

She worked as a secretary at her husband’s business,John H. Millard Co.She initially worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Joseph Hospital.

Gladys loved her family.She also loved bowling;she was inducted into Reading Women’s Bowling Association in 1992. She served on the board of the association for many years ,her last office being Sgt. of Arms.She was a season ticket holder for the Reading Phillies.

In honor of her 85th birthday she threw out the first pitch of a Phillies game.
Gladys also played piano and liked Reading Symphony Concerts. In her younger days she enjoyed horseback riding.

Gladys is survived by
two daughters, I. Lynn Hermansader, of Reading;
Jill A. Hermansader, with whom she last resided.

She is also survived by grandson-Keith E. Hermansader and granddaughter-Giana Marie. Gladys is also survived by “Fur Babies”,Daisy,Dusty,Finn and “Granddog”, Bear.

Gladys was predeceased by a brother,Austin Kerschner.

Services are private at the convenience of the family.
Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc.,1501 N. 11th St.,Reading,is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Berks Humane Society, 1801 N. 11th St. Reading, Pa. 19604.

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


  1. Lynn and Jill, you have our deepest sympathy. We both loved your Mother very much, always went out of her way to welcome us when we stopped to visit. We will miss her.

  2. My deepest sympathy to Jill and her family. When I read of Gladys passing I was remembering all the good times we had bowling. These great memories you have will be with you a lifetime. Jill just remember not to laugh until you bowl a 700. Good times. Take care.

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