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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.
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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 www.sandersfuneral.com.

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 www.sandersfuneral.com.

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.

Ames, Gloria M. Sign the Guestbook »

Gloria M. Ames, 89, formerly of Reading, passed away Monday, May 23rd, 2016, at Manor Care- West Reading.

Gloria was born in Lancaster, on May 28, 1926, a daughter of the late Ruth and Lewis Moser.

She was the widow of Christy P. Ames. Mr. Ames died in 1975.

Gloria was employed most of her life as a house cleaner.

Gloria is survived by
a daughter, Ruth M. Livinghouse, of Reading;

She is also survived by
four sisters, Evelyn, Mary, Barbara, Grace;
three brothers, Lewis, Ronald and Wilbur.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM on Friday, May 27th at Charles Evans Cemetery,1119 Centre Ave., Reading.

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.

Stamm, Gordon T. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Gordon T. Stamm, 87, formerly of West Lawn, passed away Friday, May 20th, 2016, at Country Meadows, Wyomissing, in the company of family and a family friend.

Gordon was born in Reading, on December 8, 1928, a son of the late Elizabeth (Klinger) and George A. Stamm.

He was the husband of Mildred E. (Althouse) Stamm.

Gordon was a member of Advent Lutheran Church, West Lawn.

Mr. Stamm graduated from the Reading High School in 1948; and he served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was an electrician for IBEW Local #743.

In addition to his wife, Gordon is survived by
a daughter, Linda S. Weitzel, of Kenhorst;
two sons Thomas G., husband of Debra A. Stamm, of Morgantown and Scott A. Stamm, of Fleetwood.

He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and was predeceased by a brother Richard.

A Religious Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 25th at the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, with The Reverend Mark R. Rigg officiating.

Friends may call from 9:00 -10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

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