|STACEY L. OíRIORDAN
Services and burial were private for Stacey L. OíRiordan, 44,
of Butter Lane, Exeter Township, who died September 26 in Reading Hospital.
Her husband, Richard OíRiordan, died in May.
Born in Reading, she was a daughter of Nancy A. (Weber) Doan,
Reading, and the late Ronald N. Davidheiser Sr.
She had been employed as a waitress by Charcoal Chef, Reiffton.
OíRiordan, who resided with Anthony E. DiGuardi, is also survived
by three brothers; a stepbrother; a stepsister and her stepfather, James
A. Doan, of Reading.
The arrangemenets were handled by the Lutz Funeral Home Inc.,
JEFFREY L. BOCK
A memorial service was held for Jeffrey L. Bock, 57, of Land
OíLakes, Fla., formerly of Reading and Amity Township, who died September
26 in a hospital in Tampa, Fla.
He was the husband of Joan (Keraga) Bock.
Born in Corry, Erie County, he was a self-employed diesel and
He was a member of Van Dyke United Methodist Church, Lutz, Fla.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a son, Jeffrey,
Other survivors include a brother, Greg, Birdsboro, and a sister,
Judy (Bock) Reitz, Douglassville.
He was predeceased by a daughter.
The Loyless Funeral Home, Land OíLakes/Lutz Chapel, was in charge
of the arrangements.
EUGENE R. BURKHART
Services were held for Eugene R. Burkhart, 96, who died in his
residence on Plow Road, Robeson Township on September 29.
His wife, Carrie Mae (Kachel) Burkhart, died in 2001.
Born in Robeson Township, he was a self-employed farmer for 60
years and the owner of Echo Valley Farm at his residence, retiring in 1993.
Surviving are a son, John R., and a daughter, Rebecca M. Burkhart,
both at home.
Other survivors include a sister; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren
and a great-great-granddaughter.
He was predeceased by a daughter in 1993.
Burial was in Robeson Lutheran Cemetery, Plowville.
The arrangements were handled by the Dengler Funeral Home Inc.,
PEGGY D. WISNIEWSKI
Services were held for Peggy Diane Wisniewski, 55, of Levan Street,
St. Lawrence, who died September 28 in St. Joseph Medical Center.
Her husband, Daniel P. Wisniewski, died in 2001.
Born in Reading, she was a daughter of William T. and Virginia
P. (Platt) Lilley, Reading.
She was employed for 16 years as a secretary by Rhoda, Stoudt
& Bradley, Reading, and was last employed for five years in the department
of medicine by Reading Hospital.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a son, Michael
T. Rahn, Sharon, Mercer County.
Other survivors include a brother and four grandchildren.
The arrangements were handled by the Henninger Funeral Home Inc.,
MARGARET M. YOCOM
Services were held for Margaret M. (Miller) Yocom, 60, of Briarwood
Drive, Amity Township, who died October 1 in Reading Hospital and Medical
Center, West Reading.
She was the wife of Thomas S. Yocom.
Born in Pottstown, she was a homemaker.
Yocom was a member of the St. Gabrielís Episcopal Church in Douglassville.
She was a member of the Pike Township Sportmanís Association.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Dave L.
Yocum of Womelsdorf; two daughters, Tammy Marie Matthews of Douglassville
and Kathy Lynn Greene of Birdsboro.
Also a sister and six grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Associaiton,
2045 Westgate Drive No. 302, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Burial was in the St. Gabrielís Episcopal Church Cemetery.
The arrangements were handled by the Dengler Funeral Home, Birdsboro.
MARGARET M. DAISEY
Private services and burial were held for Margaret M. Daisey,
83, of Hopewell Road, Caernarvon Township, formerly of North Cape May,
N.J., who died September 30 in St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was predeceased by her husband, Carlton Daisey.
Born in Philadelphia, she was employed for 15 years by Acme Markets,
retiring in 1980.
She was a member of St. Benedictís Roman Catholic Church, Robeson
Surviving are a son, James B., Elverson RD 3; and a granddaughter.
The arrangements were handled by the Labs Funeral Home Inc.,
BRENDA L. SCHOCK-GOTTSHALL
A memorial service was held for Brenda L. (Stinnard) Schoch-Gottshall,
53, wife of Gregory S. Gottshall, of Lincoln Drive, Exeter, who died October
1 in her home.
Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of Edward J. Stinnard Sr.,
husband of Diane Stinnard, of
Boyertown, and Ellen A. (Butterweck) Stinnard of Gilbertsville.
She was a 1967 graduate of Boyertown High School and served on
the reunion committee.
She worked at National Penn Bank in Boyertown for 19 years, and
most recently for Sovereign Bank in Wyomissing for three years.
Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are two sons,
Ryan P. Schock and Gordon E. Schock, both of Boyertown; two stepsons, Christopher
M. Gottshall of Pikeville and Andrew C. Gottshall, Pine Forge.
Also two sisters; a brother; and a step-grandson.
Contributions may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 301 One
Norwegian Plaza, Pottsville, PA 17901.
The arrangements were handled by the Catagnus Funeral Home, Gilbertsville.
Burial was private.
MILDRED M. SELLERS
Services and burial were private for Mildred M. Sellers, 84,
formerly of Longmeadow, Mass., who died October 3 in Reading Hospital.
She had resided for the last two years in the Berkshire Commons,
Her husband, John G. Sellers, died in 1994.
Born in Clay, Ky., she had been employed for 20 years as a registered
nurse by the Jewish Nursing Home of Western Massachusetts, Longmeadow,
retiring as head nurse.
She was a member of St. Andrewís Episcopal Church, Longmeadow.
Sellers was a graduate of Dickson High School, Dickson, Ky.,
and the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing Memphis, Tenn.
She is survived by two sons, Dr. John M., Reading, and Philip
C., Savannah, Ga.
Other survivors include a brother; three grandchildren, three
stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
The arrangements were handled by the Lutz Funeral Home Inc.,
EDWIN S. BECHTEL
Services were held for Edwin S. Bechtel, 86, formerly of Kutztown,
and a resident for three years of the Henry Health Care Center of the Lutheran
Home at Topton.
Bechtel died October 3 and his wife, Edna M. (Smith) Bechtel,
died in 1968.
Born in Douglassville, Bechtel had been employed for 17 years
by the borough of Kutztown. He later worked for Kelchner Cleaners, Kutztown,
retiring in 1998.
He was a member of St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Kutztown.
Bechtel is survived by a daughter, Mildred S. (Bechtel) Diehl,
Topton, and a son, Richard S., Kutztown.
Other survivors include a brother, six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren
and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown.
The arrangements were handled by the Edward J. Hildenbrand Funeral
Home Inc., Kutztown.
AARON J. HIMMELREICH
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. for Aaron
J. Himmelreich, 22, of Golf Course Road, Robeson Township, who died October
2 in Reading Hospital.
Born in Weirton, W. Va., he was a son of James C. and Karen L.
(Rutter) Himmelreich, Birdsboro.
He was employed as a groundskeeper by the Devereux Foundation,
Himmelreich was a 1999 graduate of High Point Baptist Academy,
He was a member of High Point Baptist Chapel, Geigertown.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Rebecca
L. and Lydia E. Himmelreich, and a brother, Luke A., all of Birdsboro.
Other survivors include his paternal grandparents, George C.
and Nancy R. (Brown) Himmelreich, and his maternal grandmother, Janet B.
(Bostdorf) Rutter, all of Millersburg, Dauphin County.
Services will be at 10 a.m. in High Point Baptist Chapel.
Burial will be private in Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster
The Labs Funeral Home Inc., Chester County, is in charge of the