Moll, Michael Peter

Michael Peter Michael Moll, 63, passed away on Sunday evening April 30, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. at home surrounded by Wendy (Storch) Moll, his wife of 36 years, his son Peter M. Moll, and his daughter Dianna L. E. Moll.

He was the son of the late Abner Jacob Moll and the late Ruth Marie (Putt) Moll; he is survived by his brother Thomas M. (Annie) Moll and his sister Mary E. (Ronald) Guziak of Wyomissing. Mike has nieces and nephews: Robert, Lisa, Brett, and Alex; grandnieces and nephew’s Carter, Ella, Samantha, and P.J.; cousins Peggy Kopp, Virginia Chudgar, John Moll, and Terri Pietruch.

Michael was a loving and beloved husband, father, and a wonderful Christian. He attended Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Elementary School; he was an altar boy and a helpful custodian. Mike attended Wilson High School. He played football and swam on the swim team. He graduated in 1971 after taking the plumbing course at Berks East.

After graduation, he learned heating at National Oil and Fuel Industry (NOFI) School in Lancaster. He worked for Chevron for a time and then Automotive Services for 7 years. He worked for Georgi Mushrooms and David Crystal. Mike was hired by the Reading School District, maintenance division. He went to Reading Muhlenberg Vo-Tech for 4 years. He worked for the Reading School District for 35 1/2 years. The last 27 years was as one of their journeyman electricians. He continued to take classes through the National Fire Protection Assoc. (NFPA) and the International Assoc. of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) until 2015 when he became ill. Mike was the Treasurer of the Reading – Berks Electrical Assoc. for 7 years. He was a volunteer fireman for the Wyomissing Fire Company and an EMT for the state of Pennsylvania.

Michael was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church for 27 years. He joined The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Nativity in 1980. He has been a synod representative, property chairman, council member, Sunday School teacher, and superintendent of the Junior Department. He sang in the Chancel Choir for 35 years. He made 127 prayer shawls.

Michael sang with Opus One, under the direction of Christopher Hoster.

Michael learned furniture refinishing from John Gilbert. He enjoyed making wooden items for family and friends. He also helped family members build a house.

Services will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., from Nativity Lutheran Church, 1501 North 13th St., Reading, with the Reverend Catherine A. Feil officiating. Friends may call from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the church.

Interment will be held at Birdsboro Community Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Nativity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

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

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  1. My sympathy to Wendy, Peter, and Diana on your loss.

  2. Wendy and Family, may all of your memories bring you comfort at this time in your lives.

  3. My sympathies to your family, Adams family

  4. WendyBird, I am so sorry for your loss…. I would love to take you to lunch when you feel up to it, and we can catch up on the last 50 years. Our sympathies to you and your family. Peg and Jerry Atwell

  5. Wendy and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you , especially at this time. ” gone from the body, and present with the Lord”

    God Bless
    Ken

  6. Wendy I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Wendy, Diana and Peter, please accept my deepest condolences for this difficult loss. May a host of angels greet him as he joins the communion of Saints.
    Work our

  8. With our prayers, Brian and Pastor Eileen

  9. Wendy, Peter, and Diana, Please accept our deepest Sympathy for your loss. May GOD wrap his arms around your family to heal you all at this time.

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