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Fronheiser, Mary A. 7 Guestbook Entries »

Mary A. Fronheiser, 86, of Reading, passed away Saturday, February 14th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading.

Mary was born in Reading, on May 25, 1928, a daughter of the late Mary (Lesher) and Carl Saylor.

She was the widow of Earl L. Fronheiser. Mr. Fronheiser died February 21, 2011.

Mrs. Fronheiser worked as a book keeper at Barbey Electric; Lunch Aide for the Reading School District, and did alterations for “Blooms” Bridal before doing alterations from her home til present.

Mary graduated from the Reading High School in 1945.

She was a member of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Reading.

Mary is survived by
two daughters, Linda A., wife of Craig Coller, of Reading;
Nancy E., wife of Michael Wright, of Amityville.

She is also survived by 3 grandsons: Matthew, Jason husband of Tonya, and Bradley; and a great granddaughter Jovie.

Religious Service from the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 18th.

Friends are invited to call Wednesday 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment at Laureldale Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

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

Pickel, Ruth A. 5 Guestbook Entries »

Ruth A. Pickel, 86, of Wernersville, passed away Wednesday, February 11th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading.

Ruth was born in Philadelphia, on July 4, 1928, a daughter of the late Jenny (Carr) and Edward Soder.

She was the widow of Robert R. Pickel. Mr. Pickel died June 19, 2010.

Mrs. Pickel worked at various knitting mills in Berks County.

Ruth is survived by
a son, Gary E., husband of Janice Pickel, of Sinking Spring.

Ruth is also survived by
three sisters, Jane Zaborski, of Michigan; Betty Robinson, of Hawaii; Dorothy Samoni, of Philadelphia and by 2 grandchildren: Bobby and Melissa; and 8 great grandchildren.

Ruth was predeceased by 3 sisters: Lois Giordano, Thelma Eich and Eleanor Cirino.

A Religious Service will be held at the Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, February 16th, with The Reverend Robert E. Hinson officiating.

Friends are invited to call Monday 12:00 – 1:00 at the funeral home.

Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

Contributions may be made to Berks Visiting Nurse – Hospice, 1170 Berkshire Blvd.,Wyomissing, PA 19610.

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

Moyer, Laurie D. 1 Guestbook Entry »

Laurie D. Moyer, 63, of Reading, passed away Tuesday, February 10th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading.

Born in Reading, on February 7, 1952, a daughter of the late Adelaide (Steiger) and Albert J. Moyer.

Laurie was a 1970 graduate of Reading High School. She earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Kutztown University and also attended Temple University School of Pharmacy.

She was a talented musician and was always passionate about her music. A dedicated and active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, she participated in both the senior choir and the bell choir. She also performed with the Wyomissing Band, Inc., a community band, based in Berks County.

Laurie was employeed by Giant Food in Exeter Township.

In Laurie’s memory, contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1559 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, PA 19602.

Interment is private at the convenience of the family.

The Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading, is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.

Vaccaro,Joseph A. 4 Guestbook Entries »

Joseph A. Vaccaro, 88, formerly of Reading,passed away Wednesday, February 4th, at St. Joseph Medical Center.

Joseph was born in Reading, on June 20, 1926, a son of the late Michalina B. (Bruno) and Angelo Vaccaro.

He was employed as a union representative at Lucent Tech for 30 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy in WW II.

Joseph was Past President of Mt. Spring Association,Member of Local 1898,where he was Shop Steward and Executive Board Member,Board Member of RACC and the Airport Authority and he was a Wilbur H. Duran Award winner from the United Way.

He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Reading.

Joseph is survived by
two sons James A. Vaccaro, of Peach Tree City,GA.; Joseph F. Vaccaro, of Millburn,NJ.,and a brother Samuel Vaccaro,Reading.

Joseph is also survived by
5 grandchildren and 1 great grandson

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 1018 N. 8th St.,Reading, at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 9th, .

Entombment Gethsemane Cemetery .

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to RACC,10 S. 2nd St.,Reading,Pa. 19603. ATT:FFR

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

Frey, Robert A. 4 Guestbook Entries »

Robert A. Frey, 86, of Spring Township, passed away Wednesday, January 28th, at his residence. Mr. Frey was formerly of Reading.

He was born in Allentown, on April 28, 1928.

Mr. Frey was the husband of Arlene M. (Kase) Frey.

Robert worked as a chief meter reader for Met-Ed, for 42 years retiring in 1991.

He served in the U.S. Marines Corp.

Robert graduated from Reading High School in 1946. He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Reading.

Robert is survived by
two daughters
Deborah A., wife of John E. Connolly, of Sinking Spring;
Susan E., wife of Edwin A. Youst, of Reinholds;
a son
Thomas A., husband of Anita L. Frey, of Lebanon.

He is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Brian, Nicole, David, Diana, Alex, Katie, Maddie and
5 great grandchildren: Tyler, Ben, Grace, Kaylah and Lucy.

Mr. Frey was predeceased by a son James R. on January 22nd.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 1018 North 8th Street, Reading, at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, February 2nd.

Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.

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.