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


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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Melvin N. Miller
In an early, quiet hour of Tuesday, June 2nd, Melvin N. Miller, age 89, passed away at his home in Douglassville, Pennsylvania with an unassailable conviction that his faith would safeguard his journey beyond this life and that he was joining his beloved wife, Betty, and his savior, Jesus Christ, in eternal rest. Melvin was
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Brennan Charles Gumeniski
With the deepest of sorrow, we announce that Brennan Charles Gumeniski, born November 11th 2003, a 10th grade student at Oley Valley High School, our most beloved son, brother, grandson, great grandson, cousin, nephew, neighbor and friend passed away suddenly on Friday May 29th 2020 in a tragic motor vehicle accident. Although only 16 years
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Betty Mae Ellis
Betty Mae (Hartman) Ellis, 88, widow of Kenneth Ellis, of Boyertown passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Born in Shanesville, Betty was the daughter of the late Elda (Swavely) Hartman and Clayton Hartman. Betty was a 1950 graduate of Boyertown High School and worked for many years as a line worker at Tung Sol,
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Betty J. Guinther
Betty Joyce (Imbody) Guinther, 78, wife of Earl W. Guinther, of Boyertown, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at her residence. Born in Sellersville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joyce (Harpel) and Curtis B. Imbody. Betty was a 1960 graduate of Boyertown High School and continued her education at West Chester
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