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Schaeffer,Mary Jane 3 Guestbook Entries »

Mary Jane Schaeffer, 84, formerly of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away Tuesday, March 10th, at Fleetwood Villa.

Mary was born in Reading, on March 17, 1930, a daughter of the late Mary (Martin) and Henry Urban.

She was the widow of Richard W. Schaeffer. He died 11/6/1987.

She was employed as a telephone operator at the former Bell Telephone, Reading.

Mary Jane was a member of the Feather’s Club for 63 years.

She was a 1948 Reading High School Graduate.

Mary is survived by
a daughter, Susan., wife of Wayne Lesher, of Villas,NJ;
a son,Retired Master Sgt.Michael D., husband of Tong Schaeffer, of Spokane,WA.

Mary is also survived by
a sister, Dolores, wife of Jacob Fordyce, of Reading.

She is also survived by 3 grandsons-Drew Schaeffer,Avery Lesher and Scott Lesher.and 4 great grandchlldren,Blane,Gabriel,Jacob and Kaitlynne

She was predeceased by her son,David M. Schaeffer and daughter in law,Suzanne M.(Price) Schaffer Koumaras and her sister,Dorothy Lawrence

Friends may call Sunday 5:00-7:00 PM. at Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc..,1501 N. 11th St.Reading.

Services and interment private.

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

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

Spiegel, Kathryn A. Sign the Guestbook »

Kathryn A. Spiegel, 73, of Reading, passed away Monday, March 9th, at St. Joseph Medical Center.

Kathryn was born in Brecknock Township, on January 12, 1942, a daughter of the late Naomi (Breidenstein) and Paul Dautrich.

She was the wife of John W. Spiegel.

She worked as a book binder.

Kathryn graduated from Gov. Mifflin High School in 1961.

Kathryn is survived by
two daughters, Deborah A. Pfleger, of Alsace Manor;
Patricia A. Leed, of Syre, PA.

Kathryn is also survived by

14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; 5 sisters and 2 brothers.

Religious Service from the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 12th, with The Rev. Darryl A. Cruz officiating.

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

Interment in Robeson Cemetery (Plow Church Cemetery), Robeson Township.

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

Clark,Fern M. 1 Guestbook Entry »

Fern M. Clark, 96, formerly of Sinking Spring,passed away Thursday, March 5th, at Frederick Living.

Fern was born in Reading on December 17, 1918, a daughter of the late Annie M. (Rutter) and S. Frank Yarnell.

She was the widow of Robert F. Clark. He died 3/14/1998.

She was employed as a baker at Wilson Jr. High School.

Fern is survived by
a daughter, Linda A., wife of Ted Saul, of Boyertown.

She is also survived by 2 Grandchildren-Lorie-wife of Thomas Haymes and Theodore Robert Saul

She was predeceased by 2 sisters-Emma Frill and Grace Wolff.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Frederick Living 2849 Big Rd. Frederick, Pa. 19435 or Shepherd of the Hills Church,527 Hoffmansville Rd.Bechtelsville,Pa.19505.

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

Hansbury, Myles J. 19 Guestbook Entries »

Myles J. Hansbury, 58, of Kenhorst, passed away Friday, February 27th, at his residence.

Myles was born in Ashland, on July 17, 1956, a son of the late Mary T. (McCann) and John P. Hansbury.

He worked as the owner and operator of Myles Barbershop, Reading.

Myles loved animals and barbering and he was a member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Reading.

Myles is survived by
a sister, Maureen Quirk, of Zion Grove, PA;
a brother, John Hansbury husband of Patricia, of Fleetwood.
girl friend Donna Shook; and nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews

A Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary, 237 Franklin Street, Reading, at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, March 5th.

Interment private at convenience of the Family.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 4 Park Plaza, Suite 105A, Reading, PA 19610.

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.

Kaucher, Doris M. 10 Guestbook Entries »

Doris M. Kaucher, 84, of Reading, passed away Friday, February 27th, in her daughter’s home while surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Reading on April 27, 1930, a daughter of the late Edna Fry (Gerhart) and Jay Harold LeVan.

Doris was the widow of William J. Kaucher who predeceased her on May 12, 2000.

She worked for the Reading School District for 23 years where she was the first female school bus driver. Doris had graduated from Reading High School in the class of 1947.

She was an active member of St. Thomas U.C.C., Reading, where she sang in the Senior Choir and played in the bell choir.
Mrs. Kaucher was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and enjoyed spending time with her second family and friends at the Pike Cafe.

Doris is survived by three daughters: Judith K. Wenrich, of Brecknock Township; Gail L. Kaucher, of Reading; Cheryl E., wife of Michael P. Stralo, of Spring Township and a son, William J., husband of Gayle Kaucher, of Spring Township.

She also is survived by five grandchildren: Stephanie, wife of Michael Adams; Wm. Jeffrey Kaucher and his wife, Rachelle; Kathryn, wife of Terry Acker; Jacob Kaucher and William Wenrich. Her two great-grandchildren, Liam and Rileigh, were born within the past year.

Mrs. Kaucher was predeceased by her two brothers, Jay Harold and Lee M. LeVan. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Elizabeth LeVan.

A Religious Service will be held from the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 5th, with the Reverend Corrine Dautrich officiating.

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

Interment will follow in Laureldale Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

Contributions maybe made to the charity of your choice.

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