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Norman W. Goodman

Norman W.  Goodman,  89, of Reading , passed away on Wednesday July 2nd in his residence.  He was the widower of Mary L. (Robidas) Goodman who passed away 2006 .

Born in Reading,  he was a son of the late William  and Agnes  (Klemmer) Goodman.

Norman was a foreman in the shipping and receiving department for Baldwin Hardware for many years until he retired..  He was a Marines veteran of WWII.  He was a lifelong avid bowler.

Survivors include sons Glenn T. of Muhlenberg Twp., Anthony W. of Hamburg and William E. of Reading.  Grandchildren Troy, Chad and Toey.  Nine great grandchildren.  Brother Richard of Reading and sisters Jean Allen of Muhlenberg Twp. and Doris Reider of Phoenixville.  He was pre deceased by a brother Earl.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 AM at  Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.  The family will receive friends from 9-10:30 am.  Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, Sinking Spring, PA.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 498 E Bellevue Ave., Reading, PA 19605.

For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

 

Florence L. (Willoughby) Quinton

Florence L.  Quinton, 94, formerly of Jackson Meadows passed away on Monday, June 30  in the Berkshire Center.  She was the widow of Joseph D.  Quinton, Sr. who passed away May 16, 1990.

Born in Shamokin, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Lottie Mae (Moyer) Willoughby.

Survivors include daughter Sallie wife of Kirk Orth of Stony Creek Mills, Daughter in law Dorothy Quinton and son in law Gerald Behney both of Exeter Twp.  Grandchildren Gerald, Karen, Keith and Jennifer.  Great Grandchildren Ryan, Paige, Makenna and Jillian.  She was predeceased by a son Joseph D. Quinton, Jr. in 2010 and a daughter Mary Behney in 2003.

Services will be held on Saturday at 10:00 am in the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., Mt. Penn.  Friends may call from 9-10:00 am.  Interment in Gethsemane Cemetery.

For online condolences please visit www.lutzfuneralhome.com.

Marcel Silaghi

 

Marcel Silaghi,47, of Reading,  passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 in his residence.  He was the husband of Corina A. (Sasaran) Silaghi.  Born in Romania ,  he was a son of the late Dumitru and Emilia (Ghisa) Silaghi.  Marcel was a welder for Fleetwood Industries.  He was a member of St. Andrew Romanian Orthodox Church-Stonersville, PA.

In addition to his wife, Marcel is survived by:  Two Sons:  Raul and Ryan both of St. Lawrence; One Brother:  Petre of Romania and One Sister:  Zoia Manciu of New York

Friends may call from 4:00-5:00 P.M. on Wednesday Evening in the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. in St. Andrew Romanian Orthodox Church 5640 Boyertown Pike Birdsboro, PA 19508.  Interment in Schwarzwald Cemetery-Jacksonwald.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Jane Hangen Minoff

Jane Hangen Minoff, 62, of Lansdale, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Einstein Medical Center (Montgomery) after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Richard T. Minoff for 36 years, and totally devoted and loving mother to her son, Gregory A. Minoff and daughter-in-law Bonnie M. and as Oma to her granddaughter Madison Sophie and her granddog Clifford. Gregory and his family reside in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Jane cherished every moment with her family, which was her life’s work. She was known for taking on causes and was a tremendous supporter of the Best Friends Animal Society, Search Dog Foundation, and Wounded Warrior Project among others. Services and interment are private at the convenience of the family. Jane, born in Reading, was a daughter of the late Dr. Norman M. and Jane (Tyson) Hangen. She was a graduate of Kutztown University with a BS in Education (1974) and a BS in Business Administration (1978). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Best Friends Animal Society 5001 Angel Canyon Road Kanab, UT 84741 or Search Dog Foundation 501 E. Ojai Ave. Ojai, CA 93023.  Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

MARIAN V. (OTTO) WILSON

MARIAN V. (OTTO) WILSON

Marian V. Wilson, 93, formerly of Mt. Penn, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Berkshire Center.  She was thewife of Grant R. Wilson who passed away July 19, 2010. They were married for 68 years. Born in Reading, she was thedaughter of the late Arthur S. Otto and Grace A. (Keller) Baer widow of Stanley Baer.  Marian was a graduate of Reading High School in 1938 and was a member of Trinity U.C.C.—Mount Penn where she was the secretary to the pastor for 34 years, retiring in June of 2000.  She is survived by her son Richard E. Wilson, husband of Phyllis of Southport, NC and one grandson:  Bradley R. Wilson.  Friends may call Tuesday, July 1 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. with services following at 11:00 A.M. in Trinity U.C.C. 2449 Cumberland Ave. Reading, PA 19606.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Trinity U.C.C. Memorial Fund at the above stated address.  Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Jeannette Smoot

Jeannette Smoot, 95, formerly of Reading,  passed away onThursday, June 26, 2014 in Phoebe Berks Healthcare Center.  Born in Salisbury, MD, she was a daughter of the late Homerand Geneva (Gordy) Smoot.  She was a graduate of Reading High School in 1937.

Jeannette worked as a legal secretary for Covington and Burling in Washington D.C..

She is survived by:  One Niece Geneva Burgess of Glen Burnie, MD; Two Nephews:  James Fegley of Reading and Geoffrey Smoot of Hebron, MD.  Graveside Services will be held in Galestown Cemetery-Salisbury, MD at the convenience of the family.  For online condolences please visitwww.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Ruth M. Fliegel

Ruth M.  Fliegel, 72, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.  Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Herbert V. and Marion  (Gerhart) Fliegel.  Ruth was a graduate of Girls High School in Philadelphia and a graduate of Temple University with a degree in Psychology.  She is survived by:  One Brother:  Robert H. Fliegel husband of Cindy of Exeter Township and their son Joseph and grandson Eric.  Services and Interment private at the convenience of the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Marie M. (Schell) Bechtel

Marie M. Bechtel, 88, of Reading, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014 in her residence.  She was the widow of Charles E. Bechtel, Jr. who passed away January 25, 1971.  Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late James and Katie Schell.  Marie was a member and was very active with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church-Reading.  She was a homemaker most of her life and was the president of the East Reading Pool Ladies Auxiliary.  Marie is survived by: One Son:  Rickie L. Bechtel husband of Debbie of Muhlenberg; One Daughter:  Judith A. Bechtel of Reading; One Grandson:  Troy Bechtel husband of Kimberly of Sinking Spring and Five Great-Grandchildren:  Breah, Garrett, Taylor, Morgan and Emily.    She was pre-deceased by a granddaughter Tina Strickler and three sisters:  Eva Mendsen, Emma Williams and Angie Owens. Friends may call on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 9-10 A.M. with services following at 10:00 A.M. in the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn.  Interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League P.O. Box 69 Mohnton, PA 19540.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Geraldine Ormes

 

Geraldine Ormes, 64, of Reading, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in St. Joseph Medical Center.  She was the longtime companion of William Morales.  Born in Japan, she was one of the ten children of the late Harry H. and Martina A. (Rice)Ormes.  Geraldine is survived by Three Daughters:  Loretta Foote, Patricia Foote and Tracy Ormes and Five Grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by a son Michael and a grandson Edwin.  Graveside Services will be held on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in Aulenbach’s Cemetery-Mount Penn. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. Mount Penn in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

 

Betty M. (Mittower) Nowotarski

Betty M. Nowotarski, 81, formerly of Muhlenberg Twp, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in the residence of her daughter in Erial, New Jersey.  Her husband of 55 years, Richard H. “Moon” Nowotarski passed away on September 11, 2006.  Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Seidel) Mittower.  Betty was a member of St. Peter’s R.C.C.-Reading.  She was the former recording secretary and president of the East Reading Swim Association and was a life member of the Southern Junior High School Alumni Association.  Betty is survived by:  Two Sons:  Robert M. husband of Debra Nowotarski of Exeter Twp.,  and Frank E. Nowotarski , husband of Lori Nowotarski of Muhlenberg Twp; Two Daughters:  Richette E. wife of Barry Suski of Cumru Twp. And Jodi L. wife of Scott Kendall with whom she resided; Fifteen Grandchildren and Nineteen Great-Grandchildren with 3 on the way.  Sister:  Ruth J. widow of Chester Miller.  She was pre-deceased by a son Richard H. Nowotarski, Jr., husband of Teresa, on June 2, 2012 and a daughter Donna Kowalski , wife of John Kowalski, Sr., on April 18, 2006.  Friends may call on Thursday Evening, June 19, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  and Friday Morning from 9:00-10:00 A.M. with services beginning at 10:00 A.M. in the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Ave. Mount Penn. Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery-Reading, PA.  For online condolences please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com