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


Paul F. Weller
Paul F. Weller, 98, husband of Alice (Fox) Weller, of Bechtelsville, PA passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Sanatoga Center, Pottstown, PA. Born in Bally, PA June 19, 1921 he was the son of the late Florence (Fox) and Frank Weller. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 74 years, are two daughters;
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Curtis H. Rader
Curtis H. Rader, 96, husband of Fay (Schwager) Rader, of Bechtelsville, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Pennsburg Manor. Born in Earl Township, he was the son of the late Annie (Deysher) and Norman Rader. Curtis attended Boyertown Area High School. He then went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Navy during
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Ruth E. Ingham
Ruth Elizabeth (Overholtzer) Ingham was the wife of Kenneth Leroy Ingham, deceased January 27, 2004. She was born in Pottstown and passed away on March 25, 2020 at the age of 94 years old. She was the daughter of Horace Matthew Overholtzer and Martha Olive (Grove) Overholtzer. She was the eldest of seven children and
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Kathryn M. Drumheller
Kathryn M. (Mauger) Drumheller, 96, widow of Carl A. Drumheller, of Boyertown, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Sara H. (Leightcap) Mauger and Charles Y. Mauger. Kathryn was a 1940 graduate of North Coventry High School. She was
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Janet L. Wadsworth
Janet L. (Renninger) Wadsworth, 73, wife of Terry L. Wadsworth, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at her residence. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Marguerite (Renninger) and Linwood Renninger. Janet was a 1964 graduate of Boyertown Area High School. She was employed by Brumbach Associate Inc. as
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Esther V. Renninger
Esther V. (Mensch) Renninger, 94, widow of Harold H. Renninger, of Boyertown, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Pennsburg Manor. Born in Pennsburg, she was the daughter of the late Eva (Christman) Mensch and Elias Mensch. Esther graduated from Pennsburg High School. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Surviving are
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Doris L. Groff
Doris L. (Schwager) Groff, 90, wife of the late John S. Groff Jr., of Boyertown passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020. Born in Boyertown, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. Schwager and Edna (Moyer) Schwager. Doris was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bechtelsville. She was a homemaker most of
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Shirley A. Wentzel
Shirley A. (Sheetz) Wentzel, 74, wife of Lester Wentzel, of Boyertown, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Reading Hospital. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert Sonder and Doris (Laver) Sonder. Shirley worked for 43 years as a belt looper for Osan Manufacturing and for many more years
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Dolores L. Lord
Dolores L. (Heckman) Lord, 82, widow of Raymond H. Lord Sr., passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Reading Hospital with her family by her side. Formerly of Oley, Dolores currently resided at The Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Florence (Kreiser) Heckman and Clarence Heckman.
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Joan M. Wetzel
Joan “Joanie” M. (Quinter) Wetzel, 82, of Douglasville, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Reading Hospital. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late George Quinter and Rose (Fox) Quinter. Joan worked at Heritage Amity Commons as an office manager until her passing. She was an active member of St. Columbkill
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Anita M. Hoch
Anita Marie Hoch passed from Time to Eternity on Tuesday, January 21 at the Phoenixville Hospital. Anita was born on February 22, 1943 to the late Ernest K. and Margaret (Haas) Hoch. She was a member of the Boyertown High School Class of 1961. She attended St. John’s Lutheran Church, Boyertown and the Quilters and
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David T. Samsel
David Troy Samsel, 57, of Bechtelsville, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 surrounded by his family. Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Terry D. Samsel and Joanne (Long) and Richard Gresh. David graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High School. He was a truck driver for over 30 years employed by
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