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


Steven A. Yeanish
Steven Albert Yeanish June 17, 1954-June 22, 2021 On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, Steven A. Yeanish, our much beloved family member passed away at the age of 67 following a lengthy illness. Steve was born on June 17, 1954 in Pottstown, PA to Jay A. & Ruth M. (Bath) Yeanish. Steve graduated from Perkiomen Valley
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Fern M. Fronheiser
Fern M. Fronheiser, 95, of Bechtelsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Chestnut Knoll in Boyertown. Fern previously resided at Walnut Woods and was formerly from Bechtelsville. Born in Washington Township, she was the daughter of the late Warren Fronheiser and Ida (Benfield) Fronheiser. Fern was a 1944 graduate of Boyertown Senior High
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Gregory A. DeLong
Gregory A. DeLong, 61, of Boyertown, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Born in Reading on March 9, 1960, Gregory was the son of Delores (Hoffman) DeLong and the late LeRoy Delong, Jr. Greg enjoyed spending time at the Gabelsville Athletic Association, and The American Legion as well as Keystone Fire Company in Boyertown.
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Marie M. Reinert
Marie M. (Hoch) Reinert, 98, widow of John F. Reinert, of Topton, formerly of Lobachsville, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at The Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Pleasantville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Elwood C. Hoch, Sr. and Mary (Mathias) Hoch. Marie graduated from Oley High School.  She then
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Robert Sidney Morrell
Robert Sidney Morrell, 78, widower of Shirley A. (Marburger) Endy-Morrell, of Boyertown, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Miriam Alverda (Fleck) Morrell and William H. Morrell, Sr. Robert was a 1960 graduate of Boyertown High School.  Throughout his life, he was
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Mabel M. Nester
Mabel M. (Schittler) Nester, 84, widow of Wilson A. Nester Jr., passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Berks Heim Nursing Home.  Mabel resided in New Berlinville with her longtime companion of 43 years, Robert Orlando. Born in Fleetwood, she was the daughter of the late Mabel M. (Field) Schittler and Paul W. Schittler.
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Deborah A. Szumachowski-Baechtle
Deborah A. Szumachowski  Baechtle, 68, wife of Mark Baechtle, of Bechtelsville, passed away at home on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Born in York, PA, Deborah was the daughter of the late Edwin R. Szumachowski and Margaret A. (Metzger) Szumachowski. Deborah studied at West Chester University and worked as an executive assistant in finance.  She also
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Gordon A. Schmoyer
Gordon A. Schmoyer, 94, husband of June (Spohn) Schmoyer, of Boyertown passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Manatawny Manor. Born in Emmaus in 1926, Gordon was the son of the late Raymond Schmoyer and Pearl (Rothrock) Schmoyer. Gordon served in the Navy during WWII, and in 1947 he married, June, the love of
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Jean M. Matlack
Jean M. (Leister) Matlack, 88, widow of Ronald Matlack, of Boyertown, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at her residence. Born in Gilbertsville, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Florence (Miller) Leister and Clayton B. Leister. Jean was employed by Boyertown Police and Emergency as a dispatcher for 30 years. She was
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Albert H. Dotterer
Albert H. Dotterer, 90, husband of Margaret E. (Day) Dotterer, of Reading, passed away at home on Friday, April 16, 2021. Born in Boyertown, he was the son of the late Ernest and Edith (Hartman) Dotterer. Albert was a saw operator at Stainless Inc. for twenty years. He was also a custodian at State Theater
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Ora Doris Renninger
Ora Doris Renninger, 97, a resident of Chestnut Knoll, Boyertown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Born in East Coventry, she was the daughter of the late Harry L. and Mary E. (Detwiler) Brownback and wife of the late Stanley L. Renninger. Doris graduated from Spring City High School in 1942.  Following graduation,
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Mary Dolores Kemp
Mary Dolores Kemp, 91 of Landis Store, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Bally on February 3, 1930, Dolores was the daughter of the late Gertrude (Melcher) and George E. Kemp.  When she was six years old, her family moved to the farm at Landis Store where her
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