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Scalese, Rayfield J. 1 Guestbook Entry »

Rayfield J. Scalese, 77, of Temple, passed away Wednesday, May 6th, at his residence.

Rayfield was born in Sinking Spring, on October 31, 1937, a son of the late Helen (Bean) and Ralph Scalese.

He worked as a clerk at Pantry Pride for 19 years; Adidas 8 years; and Martin’s Country Market for 5 years. Mr. Scalese retired in 1997.

Rayfield graduated from Oley High School.

Rayfield is also survived by
two sisters, June Williams; Mariealena Moyer and a brother, John Scalese all of Ruscombmanor Township.

He was predeceased by a sister Darlene Hale.

Religious Service from the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 7:30 P.M. on Monday, May 11th, with The Rev. Michael A. Bennett officiating.

Friends are invited to call Monday 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Berks County Memorial Gardens, Maidencreek Township, Tuesday at 10:00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Miracle Network, 205 W. 700 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

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

Fick, Elizabeth D. 1 Guestbook Entry »

Elizabeth D. Fick, 91, of Laureldale, passed away Monday, May 4th, at Berks Heim, Leesport.

Elizabeth was born in Reading, on September 30, 1923, a daughter of the late Mary (Dellinger) and Joseph Kantner.

She was the widow of Harold L. Fick. Mr. Fick died in 1998.

Mrs. Fick worked as a stock clerk at David Crystal, Laureldale; after working as a sewing machine operator for various knitting mills in the county.

She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Elizabeth is survived by
two daughters, Judy A., wife of Robert Longenecker, of Laureldale; and Linda M. Brensinger, of Reading.

She is also survived by 2 grandchildren Cynthia wife of Jeffrey Borelli and Sheila Weister both of Laureldale; 4 great grandchildren Kelsey, Jozef, Trent and Brooke.

Services are private at the convenience of family.

Interment in Spies-Zion Cemetery, Alsace Township.

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.

Lloyd, June D. Sign the Guestbook »

June D. Lloyd, 90, of Reading, passed away Monday, May 4th, at her residence.

June was born in Reading, on July 1, 1924, a daughter of the late Hazel A. (Houser) and Robert J. Anderson.

She was the widow of Will A. Lloyd. Mr. Lloyd died January 31, 2002, a week before their 60th wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Lloyd worked as a administrative assistant at H & R Block.

She loved to walk and often walked ten miles a day. Even during the last week of her life she was seen walking around the city of Reading. June was also a lover of dogs.

June graduated from Reading High School in 1942.

She was a member of Alsace Lutheran Church, Reading.

June is survived by
two sisters, Gloria, widow of John Montag, of Reading; Sandra, wife of Gerald Artz, of Denver, Pennsylvania.

She is also survived by seven nephews and three nieces.

June was predeceased by her brother Donald C. Anderson, he died in June of 2014.

Interment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Animal Rescue League, PO Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540; Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th St., Reading, PA 19604.

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

Chrisman, David Todd 6 Guestbook Entries »

David Todd Chrisman, 53, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away peacefully, Sunday, May 3rd, at Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, with his loving wife of 25 years at his side.

David was born in Reading, on February 11, 1962, a son of Joyce I. (Noll) Chrisman, of Reading and the late Wilbur F. Chrisman.

He was the husband of Barbara S. (Bruno) Chrisman.

David enjoyed a 25 year career in steel sales at The Rose Corporation, Reading; BVI, Allentown; Goodhart and Sons, Lancaster; and SWF, Lancaster.

He was an avid nascar racing fan, a country music enthusiast; along with his wife he was a regular visitor to Fan Week in Nashville, TN for many years. He was also proud to be an organ donor, with Gift of Life.

David graduated from Reading High School in 1980 and the Pennsylvania State University in 1984.

Memorial Service will be held at the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 7th, with The Reverend Paul Jones officiating.

Friends are invited to call Thursday 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

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

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

Schade, Albert D., Sr. 21 Guestbook Entries »

Albert D. Schade, Sr., 85, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away at 1:15 PM, Wednesday, April 29th, at his residence.

Albert was born in Easton, on August 10, 1929, a son of the late Mary (O’Donnell) and Earl Schade.

He was the husband of June M. (Nittinger) Schade.

Albert worked as a maintenance supervisor at Firestone/Oxidental, Pottstown.

He served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War.

Mr. Schade graduated from Easton High School. Albert enjoyed spending time with his family especially the grand and great grand kids.

In addition to his wife Albert is survived by
a daughter, Jo Ann, wife of Bud Reitnouer, of Leesport;
two sons Albert D., Schade, Jr. companion of Tracy Hoffman, of Mohrsville; Gary L., husband of Jeanne Schade, of Mineral Wells, West Virginia.

He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Albert was predeceased by a daughter Donna M. Schade on February 12, 2010 and also, his brother Joseph P. Schade.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Ave. Reading, PA 19605.

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