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Moore,Robert S. “Bert” 8 Guestbook Entries »

Robert S. “Bert” Moore, 58, of Reading, passed away on Saturday, November 12th, at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Bert was born in Reading, on September 20, 1958, a son of the late Constance (Shaver) and David W. Moore, Sr.

Bert was a 1976 Reading High School graduate and a graduate from Penn State Berks with an Associate Degree in Accounting.

He was a warehouse manager at Berks Packing Co.

Bert was heavily involved with the Hot Stovers Association for over 25 years.Bert was President of the Berks County Referee Association and he was a football referee for over 25 years for high school and junior high school play.
He was a huge sports for baseball,football,racing and bowling. He spent many weekends attending Eagle games and almost every year attended the Indy 500.Bert was a big Green Bay Packer fan.
Bert was a founding member of the SAPS Organization and ran their annual golf tournament for 25 years. He was very well liked and many friends visited him in Hershey.
He is survived by
a brother, David W. Jr., husband of Kathleen Moore, of Blandon.

He is also survived by nephew-Andrew Moore-husband of Paige and great nieces Lexi and Kennedy Moore

Friends are invited to call 2:00 PM -3:00 PM on Thursday, November 17th at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 1501 N. 11th St.,Reading.Memorial service to follow at 3:00 PM.

Interment private .

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

Mengel,Lorraine J. 2 Guestbook Entries »

Lorraine J.”Dolly” Mengel, 78, of Reading, passed away Wednesday, November 9th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

Lorraine was born in Reading on September 17, 1938, a daughter of the late Sarah (Deeds) and Henry Seidel.

She was the wife of Richard B. Mengel for 59 years

She was proprietor of Mae’s Flower Shop, Reading, for 14 years. Then she worked as a seamstress for Bridal Fashions,W.Reading .

She enjoyed crafts,sewing and painting. Lorraine lived for her family.

Lorraine is also survived by
two daughters, Vickie, wife of Thomas Nye, of Bernville;
Jo-Lyn, wife of Gerald Patrick, of Reading;
a son,Richard B. Mengel,Jr., of Reading;

Lorraine is also survived by
a brother, Randall Seidel.
She is also survived by 7 grandchildren-Marcy Hibshman,wife of Chris,Alyssa Bond,wife of Scott,Christina Patrick Katherine Patrick,,Andrew Patrick,Richard Mengel III and Ryan Mengel. Lorraine is also survived by 6 great grandchildren.
She was pre-deceased by 3 sisters.
Friends are invited to call 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 16th
at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc.,1501 N. 11th St.,Reading.
No services.
Interment private.
Family and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral.com.

Broad, Stephen 5 Guestbook Entries »

Stephen Broad, 49, of West Lawn, passed away Tuesday, November 8th, in his residence.

Steve was born in Reading, on July 29, 1967, a son of Barbara A. (Polityka) wife of Ronald J. Mealie, of Exeter and the late Lee M. Broad. Mr. Broad died July 31, 1986.

He was the husband of Rachel R. (Royle) Broad. This coming February they would have celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

In addition to his wife and mother Steve is also survived by
a brother, Jeffrey Broad, companion of Kathleen Felker, of Temple.
Also surviving is his mother in law Joanne Royal;brother in law,Robert,husband of Heather Royle;nephews Nicholas,Zander and niece,McKenzie;aunts,uncles and step uncle.
Steve is also survived by his five fur babies, that will miss him greatly.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 14th at the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, with Rev. Randall A. Grossman officiating.

Family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment in Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood.

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

Sallade, Philomena R. 5 Guestbook Entries »

Philomena R. Sallade, 87, of Reading, passed away peacefully in the arms of her children, Thursday, November 3rd, in her residence.

Philomena was born in Reading, on May 1, 1929, a daughter of the late Angelina (Fabrizio) and Nicola Cirulli.
She was the widow of Thurman D. Sallade. Mr. Sallade died on November 27, 2005.

She was a member of St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, Reading.
Philomena worked in the knitting mill industry as a folder, but most of her life she was a home maker.
Mrs. Sallade was a PTA member at 5th and Spring elementary, and a former Scout Den Mother. She loved the Phillies, and playing Bunco, with the Bunco girls.

Philomena is survived by
two daughters, Patricia A., wife of Stephen O. Kotch, of Lower Heidelberg Township;
Kathleen Sallade, Reading, companion of Paul Himmelberger, Bernville.
a son,Jeffrey T., husband of Susanne M. Sallade, of Womelsdorf.

She is also survived by 2 grandsons Matthew and Nicholas Kotch and granddaughter Gabrielle Sallade;
2 step grandchildren Phillip and Adam Polynone; 2 great grandchildren Ellyssa and Benjamin Kotch and many nieces and nephews.

Philomena was predeceased by her siblings Elizabeth Dato, Mary Lebo, Albert and Guerino Cirulli.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 7th at St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 925 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601.

Friends are invited to call 9:00 to 11:00 A.M., Monday at the Church.

Entombment in Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale.

The family requests donations to St. Margarets R.C. Church, at the above address or Project Welcome Home Troops, c/o IAHV, 2401 15th Street, Washington, DC 20009.

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.

Levan, George W. 1 Guestbook Entry »

George W. Levan, 73, of West Lawn, passed away Monday, October 31st, at Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital, Bethlehem.

George was born in Reading, on March 3, 1943, a son of the late Mary C. (Fritz) and George F. Levan.

He was the widower of Nancy E. (Flay) Levan. Mrs. Levan died August 9, 2012.

George worked as a material coordinator at Car Tech, for 30 years retiring in 1999.

George is survived by
a daughter, Debra A. wife of Alan R. Scott, of Palmerton; and a sister, Lillian Nangle.

He is also survived by 2 granddaughters-Rebecca I. wife of James Limbacher and Sarah E. Scott; and a great grandson Alexander.

George was predeceased by a sister Mary Jane Luigard.

A Religious Service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, November 5th at the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading.

Friends are invited to call 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood.

The family requests donations to: American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.