Anna Elizabeth (Koch) Gernert

September 10, 1920 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 99)


Anna Elizabeth (Koch) Gernert, 99, formerly of North Heidelberg Township, died June 18, 2020 in her Shillington Borough residence, surrounded by her loving family..

Born in Reading, PA on September 10, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Howard B. Koch Sr., and Catharine A. (Rebholz) Koch.

She was a 1938 graduate of Reading High School and a long time employee at Linette's Candies and Empire Wrecking.

Anna was a member of Alsace Lutheran Church, Hyde Park.

She enjoyed dancing, swimming, and ice skating.

Anna loved traveling, socializing and going out to lunch with family and friends.

She is survived by five children: Linda A., widow of Larry B. Mock of Shillington; Carol L., wife of Richard A. Morganti of Cumru Township; Barry R., husband of Doris E. (Hoffman) Gernert of North Heidelberg Township; Cathy L., wife of Harry J. O’Neill III of Leesport and Susan K. Heffner of Muhlenberg Township.

Anna is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her brother, Howard B. Koch, Jr. (1922-2000).

Graveside services with Rev. Mark Brophy officiating were held Monday, June 22nd at 10:00 am in Alsace Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Animal Rescue League of Berks County, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale was in charge of arrangements.

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* Graveside Service
June 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Alsace Cemetery
Adams and Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

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