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.
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.
Dorothy J. Cohoon, 75, formerly of Reading, passed away Saturday, May 14th, at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was admitted there from Manor Care,West Reading, where she had resided since 1999.
Dorothy was born in Mt. Carmel, on March 4, 1941, a daughter of the late Anna (Okrasinski) and John Yakupchina.
She was the widow of Rodger A. Cohoon. He died 5/18/1999.
Dorothy was a 1958 graduate of Mt. Carmel High School.
Dorothy was first employed at Sammy’s Steaks in Reading for 14 years;she worked as a waitress at Neal’s Oyster Bar in West Reading for 6 years;she later worked at Weis Market at 13th and Rockland Streets,Reading, as a customer service representative.
Dorothy is survived by
a daughter, Cynthia L. Kripplebauer, of Wernersville;
two sons Robert R. Kripplebauer, of Blandon; Richard A. Kripplebauer, of Wernersville;
a step daughter, Marjorie Heffner, of Fleetwood;
a step son,Allen Cohoon, of Mt. Carmel.
Dorothy is also survived by
a brother, John Yakupchina, of Brockton,MA. She was predeceased by a sister,Patricia Yakupchina.
She is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Friends are invited to call 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 18th at Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.1501 N. 11th St.,Reading
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 19th at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church,1018 N. 8th St., Reading.
(Family will be meeting at the church.)
Interment in Berks County Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends may sign online register at www.sandersfuneral.com.
Lindell J. Reeser, 90, formerly of Reading, passed away Sunday, May 8th, at Berks Heim.
Lindell was born in Reading, on July 20, 1925, a daughter of the late Catherine M. (Bernhart) and Reuben W. Goda.
She was the widow of William C. Reeser. Mr. Reeser died September 2, 1958.
Mrs. Reeser worked as an examiner at Genesco for 20 years, retired in 1987.
She was a 50 plus year member of VFW Post # 378 Auxiliary, A Lifetime member of Jackson Democratic Club, and a long time volunteer at the voting polls.
Lindell is survived by
a daughter, Donna, wife of Richard Katzaman, of West Lawn;
a son,Randall A., Sr., husband of Kim Reeser, of Exeter Township;
She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and a sister, Suzanne Eyrich, of Bally.
A Religious Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, May 16th at the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, with The Reverend Kerry L. Hicks officiating.
Friends are invited to call 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.
Interment at Alsace Cemetery, Reading.
The family requests donations to American Cancer Society 498 Bellevue Ave. Reading, PA 19605.
Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.
George C. Krick, 91, of Mt. Penn died peacefully at Berkshire Center, Exeter on Tuesday, May 3, surrounded by family!
He was the son of the late Herbert E. and Mabel (Hatt) Krick of Fritztown.
George was a 1942 graduate of Wilson HIgh School.
He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II as a parachute tech in Europe.
George was happily married to Catherine (Cronan) Krick for 69 great years.
He was a self-employed upholsterer and drapery installer for 60 years.
George is survived by his three children, David G. Krick husband of Monica, Patricia L. wife of Timothy McNeill, and Judith A. widow of Gary Kern. He is survived by grandchildren, Erin, Jason, Shannon, Jessica, Todd, Justine, Andrew, Jason and Kristy; also 15 great grandchildren.
George is survived by a sister, Bernice and brothers, Frank, Ronnie and Henry.
He was predeceased by sisters, Pauline and Marion; brothers Kenneth and Philip.
George enjoyed functions with family and friends throughout his many years. He played golf until age 75 with Catherine. He had a hole in one at Green Acres on June 5, 1984. George was a member of St Catherine of Sienna parish. He was a life member of VFW Post 6150, Sinking Spring. He was also a member of Goodwill Fire Co. Assoc., Laureldale.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday May 9th at 10:30 A.M. in St. Catherine’s R.C. Church, 4975 Boyertown Pike, Reading, PA 19606. Friends may call from 9:30 – 10:30 A.M. at the church.
Interment will be in Gethsemane Cemetery.
Thank you to the staff, nurses and hospice care at the Berkshire Center, for the great care given to George.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Catherine’s Of Sienna R. C. Church.
The Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, is in charge of the arrangements.
Please sign the online guest registry at www.sandersfuneral.com.