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Arlene R. Kershner

May 13, 1927 November 17, 2017
Arlene R. Kershner
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Obituary for Arlene R. Kershner

Arlene R. Kershner, 90, of Reading, passed away Friday, November 17th, at Laurel Center, Hamburg.

Arlene was born in Reading, on May 13, 1927, a daughter of the late Helen M. (Pauley) and Jacob Held.

She was the widow of Stanley F. Kershner. Mr. Kershner died May 1, 1999.

Mrs. Kershner was a dietitian at the Reading Hospital; she first worked for Berkshire Knitting as a mender, then for David Crystals as a bundle girl.

Arlene is survived by
a daughter, Linda F. Koch, of Wyomissing;
a son,Robert S. Kershner, of Shoemakersville.

She is also survived by 2 grand and 6 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter

Arlene was predeceased by a sister Fern and 2 brothers Robert and Richard.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 22nd at Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: New Journey Community Outreach, Inc., 138 North 6th St. Reading, PA 19602.

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

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