Bonny Jill Larkin

July 11, 1958 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Bonny Larkin Obituary

Bonny Jill Larkin,65, of Laureldale passed away January 19th, 2024 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the loving companion and best friend of Stanley B. Hepler, to whom she met when she was 16 years old. 

Born July 11, 1958 in West Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Geraldine (Schwambach) Larkin.

Bonny was a 1976 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. She was employed by R.M. Palmer Candies for 43 years.

Surviving in addition to her companion and best friend are her nieces and nephews: Robin, wife of Barry Reichert of Reading; David L., husband of Jackie DeAngelo of Blandon; Cindy, wife of Ted Seaman of Temple; Lucia DeAngelo of Temple; Carol, wife of Billy Truelove  of Harker Heights, TX; Sherry, wife of Jesse Phuckett of Bakersfiled, CA.

15 great nieces and nephews and 21 great great nieces and nephews.

Also surviving is her very best friend, Leslie Brennan. 

She was preceded in death by her siblings: Patricia L. DeAngelo; John T. Sweitzer, Jr. and nephew John T. Sweitzer, III. 

A memorial service will be held  Friday January 26th at 11am from the Stitzel Funeral Home, 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale PA 19605.   A visitation will be held from 10-11 am at the funeral home. 

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

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale, is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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January 26, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

Memorial Service
January 26, 2024

11:00 AM
Stitzel Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605


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