Online Memorials

Mack, Carole L. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Carole Lynn Mack (Abramson), 69, was granted her angel wings on October 21, 2014 with her family and close friends by her side.

Carole was born April 2, 1945 in Reading, to the late Marguerite LeVan and Louis Abramson.

She touched people’s lives as a health care provider for many years throughout her life as well as working with her brother at Captain Clog as an office manager.

Surviving are her children: Karen L. Stankiewicz (Abramson); Corey M. Mack, husband of Susan Mack; a brother, Scott LeVan husband of Sheila LeVan; and 8 grandchildren, Michael, Jason, and Erin (Stankiewicz) & Kaylyn, Corey, Jadon, Lauryn, and Xavier (Mack).

A remembrance will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2 o’clock at Captain’s Cove (Mountain) Springs for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in memory of Carole’s love for her dogs to your local animal rescue or SPCA.

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

Tarango,Hector E. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Hector E. Tarango, 52, of Exeter Twp.,passed away Wednesday, October 15th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

Hector was born in El Paso,Texas, on November 24, 1961, a son of Maria Irene De Los Santos, of El Paso .

He worked in the maintenance department for the Exeter Twp. School District for 9 years.

Hector loved his family,friends,the Steelers,fishing,going to the beach,travelling,Carlos Santana music,hot rods and his family at Jacksonwald Elementary.

He was a graduate of RACC.

Hector is also survived by
a daughter, Icie Tarango, of Reading;
a son,Matthew Weiler-Tarango , of Reading and his fiancee’,Michele Maciejewski,with whom he resided.

Hector is also survived by
two sisters, Elsa De Los Santos, Silvia De Los Santos and
a brother, Alex De Los Santos, all of El Paso,TX.

Also surviving are 4 grandchildren;Jullian Jacobs,Angelina Jacobs,Trinity Weiler and Serenity Weiler.

Memorial Celebration of Life Service at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 N. 11th St.,Reading,at 6:00 PM on Sunday, October 19th. Friends may call Sunday 5:30-7:30 PM.

Interment private.

Family and friends may sign online register at

Allen,Eva D. 3 Guestbook Entries »

Eva D. Allen, 107, formerly a resident at Country Meadows for 11 years,passed away Monday, October 13th, at Mifflin Center.

Eva was born in Reading on November 22, 1906.

She was the widow of Stanley B. Waid. He died 7/21/1930.

She was employed as a secretary and bond underwriter at the former CNA Insurance Co. for 30 years. She retired in 1971.

Eva is survived by
a son, Retired Navy Captain,Stanley Bevan Waid,Jr. husband of Cora Waid, of Temecula,CA..

Eva is also survived by a

granddaughter-Tamara Wagonis,2 great grandsons,Austin and Zachary Wagonis and niece,Barbara Connor,of Shillington.

Services are private.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project,PO Box 758517,Topeka,KS 66675
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

Styer,Donald E. 7 Guestbook Entries »

Donald E. Styer, 80, Exeter Twp.,passed away Saturday, October 4th, at St. Joseph Medical Center.
where he had been a patient since Wednesday.
Donald was born in W.Reading on August 28, 1934, a son of the late Rita M. (Davies) and Russell W. Styer.

He was the widower of Jacqueline L. (Gress) Styer. She died 8/27/1990.

Donny was employed as a mixologist at Schmeck’s Villa from 1993-present. He was formerly bar manager at Berkshire Country Club from 1964-1968;mixologist at Styer’s from 1968-1984 and owner operator from 1984-1992 at Styer’s Arbor Inn.

Donald was a stockholder in the former Mt. Spring Association. He was inducted in 2013 into the Reading-Berks Basketball Old-Timers Hall of Fame;Lifetime member of the following:Clover Park A.A.,Pennwyn Motor Ass.,Reiffton Fire Co.,Kenhorst Fire Co.,Lower Alsace Fire Co., Northmont Fellowship Club and Olivet Boys and Girls Club.

He was a 1953 graduate of Reading High School and a US Navy Reservist from 1953-1961.

He was a member and usher at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church,Mt. Penn.

Donald is survived by
a daughter, Karin M. Sterner, of Myrtle Beach,SC;
three sons Kevin M. Styer, of Mohnton; Kent M. Styer, of Reading; Kyle M. Styer, of Shillington;
two step sons Steven Sockel and Dale Sockel, both of Reading.
He is also survived by his fiancee’,Sharon Gery.

Also surviving are 10 grandchildren,3 step grandchildren,4 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son,Keith M. Styer and a stepdaughter,Deborah A. Sockel

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church,4975 Boyertown Pike, Reading, at 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 9th.

Friends are invited to call Thursday 9:00-10:30 AM. at the church.

Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association,PO Box 4383, Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc.,1501 N. 11th St.,Reading,is in charge of arrangements.
Friends and family may sign online register at

Raven, Wolf 12 Guestbook Entries »

Wolf Raven, 60, of Reading, passed away Monday, September 29th, at his residence.

Wolf was born in Reading, on May 25, 1954, a son of Charles Waid, of Kenhorst and the late Patricia (Miller) Barbara.

He was the husband of 32 years to Cheryl (Weand) Raven.

He worked as a truck driver at various companies in the area for many years.

Wolf is also survived by
a sister, Melodie, wife of Dennis Breidenstein, of Bernville;
a half sister, Nan Waid, of Muhlenberg Township;
a half brother, Kirk, husband of Laurie Katerman, of Shoemakersville.

He is also survived by mother in law Shirley Weand of Reading; brother in laws Chet, Alan and Keith Weand; 3 nieces and 8 nephews.

He was predeceased by a nephew Jesse Waid.

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.

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