Obituaries

Obituaries

You can see the last farewells from families and loving ones who keep the warmest memories.

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us. Below are the recent obituaries left by loving ones, friends, relatives and sincerest condolences extended to the families


Vivian J. Kulp
Vivian J. (Leister) Kulp, 91, wife of Kenneth S. Kulp, of Boyertown, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Frederick Living. Born in Gablesville, she was the daughter of Ammon Leister and Alice (Youse) Leister. Vivian was a 1946 graduate of Boyertown High School and worked at H & R Manufacturer which later became
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Dennis M. Faut
Dennis M. Faut, 67, of Kempton, passed away at Lehigh Valley Hospital on Monday, August 24, 2020. Dennis was the son of Norman J. Faut and Dorothy M. (Cesanek) Faut. He was a graduate of Boyertown High School and worked for many years at Firestone, continuing after it became Occidental Chemical Corporation. Dennis was a
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Robert G. Erb
Robert G. Erb, 84, husband of Eleanor (Specht) Erb, of Boyertown, passed away on Monday, August 17,2020 at Chestnut Knoll. Born in Douglassville, he was the son of the late Richard Erb and Myrtle (McCormick) Erb. Robert was a 1954 graduate of Boyertown High School and worked for twenty years at Bethlehem Steel. He went
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Linnette S. Harley
Linnette (Stauffer) Harley, age 75, Boyertown, passed away after a brief illness on August 13, 2020, at the Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing. Linette lived most of her life in Boyertown, graduating in 1963 from Boyertown High School, and returning after earning her degree in Library Science in 1967 from Kutztown University. She married her
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Anna M. Bingener
Anna M. Koetting Bingener, 86, widow of Clemens Bingener, of Barto, previously of Allentown, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Frederick Living. Anna was born in Herdorf, Germany and spent her married life in America as a wife and mother. She was a member of St Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Allentown. Anna
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Elizabeth Ann Berkey Hammel
Elizabeth Ann (Millard) Berkey Hammel, 89, widow of Walter H. Berkey and also widow of Horace E. Hammel, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at her residence. Born in Spring City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Sarah (Wells) Millard and Daniel JD Millard. Elizabeth was employed by Frederick Mennonite Home as
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Grace A. Spohn
Grace A. (Schwenk) Spohn, 92, widow of Robert W. Spohn, of Boyertown, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Kutztown Manor. Born in Boyertown, she was the daughter of the late Alice R. (Moyer) Schwenk and Howard S. Schwenk. Grace was a 1945 graduate of Boyertown Area High School. She worked part time at
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William R. Weil
William R. Weil, 87, husband of Patsy A. (Zimmerman) Weil, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020 at his residence. Born in District Township, Pa, he was the son of the late Dorothy (Miller) Weil and William Wilson Weil. William served in the Army during the Korean War. He then worked at Boyertown Burial Casket
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Lester C. Wentzel
Lester C. Wentzel, 84, widower of Shirley A. (Sheetz) Wentzel, of Boyertown passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at home, surrounded by his family. Born in Oley, PA, he was the son of the late Daniel Wentzel and Ella (Kauffman) Wentzel. During his lifetime, Lester held many different jobs, one being a welder, which
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Raymond K. Donahoo
Raymond K. Donahoo, 93, widower of Doris J. (Reynolds) Donahoo, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Chestnut Knoll in Boyertown. Born in Centralia, Illinois, he was the son of the late Wilma (Puffer) Donahoo and Raymond G. Donahoo. Raymond was a 1944 graduate of Centralia High School. He then joined the Army and
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Merritt M. Heist
Merritt M. Heist, 91, of Red Hill, formerly of Bally, widower of Mary E. (Eddinger) Heist, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown. Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Mary (Jones) Heist and Raymond Heist. Merritt graduated from Coopersburg High School. He then served in
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Donald Stetler
Donald Stetler, husband of Jeanette (Cartmell) Stetler, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Donald was born on September 13, 1936 as one of nine children of Fred Stetler and his wife, Margaret (Essick) Stetler. He served in the United States Air Force as an Air Force Police officer. He has owned
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