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Recent Local Obituaries


Obituaries act as quiet reminders of the finite nature of our lives. Yet, for those who have recently experienced the death of a family member or friend, an obituary means so much more. It is a bittersweet reminder of all we've lost, but it can also help us to remember all we enjoyed while they were alive. If you have recently lost someone you love, we hope that you will accept our condolences.

Below is a listing of all of our recent local obituaries and death notices. Both our current services and past services are available for friends and family to revisit and reflect on the memories of your loved one. Each of the local obituaries comes with an interactive online memorial. Within each memorial is the obituary/death notice of the deceased, a space to leave messages of condolence, a section to share photos and videos, a store to purchase funeral flowers and so much more.

Please browse below to find the obituary for your loved one and feel free to share with friends and family across your social media pages. We encourage all of our visitors to leave a message of condolence or share a memory within the memorial tribute site to help others with the remembrance process and show how the deceased positively impacted so many people during their lifetime. 

John Garl


John Dennis Garl, 81, passed away Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, at Reading Hospital - Tower Health. He was the husband of Shirley A. (Kwalewski) Garl. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late...

Gloria Triest


Gloria E. “Bonnie” Triest, 69, died November 28, 2022 in her Oley residence. She was the widow of Harold W. Triest, Jr., her high school sweetheart, with whom she shared 51 years of...

Shirley Rhein Reading, PA


Shirley Mary Rhein, 87, of Cumru Township, died peacefully on November 27, 2022 at Reading Hospital.  She was the lifelong partner of John H. "Jack" Rhein who passed in 2020. ...

Joseph Yoh


Joseph Herbert Yoh, 66, passed away Thursday, November 24th, 2022, in Reading Hospital-Tower Health. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Herman Leon, Sr., and Anna Vivian (McGuire)...

Judith Emerich


Judith "Judy" Ann Emerich, 83, passed away Thursday, November 24th, 2022, in Lancaster General Hospital. She was the beloved wife for 28 years to Harold A. Emerich, who died January,...

Robert Mace Pottstown


Robert “Bob” Mace, 68, of Pottstown, joined his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 24, 2022. A native of the Pottstown area, he is predeceased by his parents, John and Sarah...

Janet Nolan Reading


Janet Loretta Nolan, 75 of Reading passed away peacefully on November 19, 2022, at the Reading Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born August 22, 1947, in Shamokin, PA, she was the...

Maura Reider Exeter Township


Maura Patricia (Rose) Reider, 64, died November 17, 2022 in her Exeter Township residence.   She was the widow of Larry Lee Reider who died January 12, 2011.   Born May 29, 1958, in...

Shirley LaBrecque


Shirley Mae LaBrecque, 84 of Temple passed away peacefully November 11, 2022 in her home. She was the wife of Earl S. LaBrecque. Born June 29, 1938 in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the...

Faye Truitt Reading


Faye Ardell (Baker) Truitt, 99, of Exeter Township, diedNovember 10, 2022 at Penn State Health - St. Joseph. She was the widow of Lloyd S. Truitt who died January 14, 2000. Born January 3, 1923,...
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