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Joan Ganter

November 13, 1937 — July 29, 2018

Joan S. Ganter OCDS - Secular Carmelite, 80, of Bern Township, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Berkshire Center. She was the wife of Robert C. Ganter who passed away on February 6, 2000. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Kogut. Joan graduated from Central Catholic High School and was a member of St. Margaret's R.C.C., where she was also a Eucharistic Minister. She was the secretary of Union of Polish Women in America and an operator for Bell Telephone. With her husband, they owned Bobby's Roost on 9th and Laurel and she also worked as a secretary at Ganter's Diesel and Auto, Inc. Joan is survived by one son Cyril J. husband of Dawn A. of Reading; three grandchildren, Samantha L. Ballantyne wife of Brandon, Robert C. II fiancee of Jenny and Jodi A. Asaro wife of Chris; and one sister Annette Siglin wife of Fred. She is predeceased by one brother Robert. Visitation with friends and family will be held on Friday August 10, 2018 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am at Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am in St. Margaret's R.C.C., 925 Centre Ave., Reading, Pennsylvania 19601. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Margaret's Church Memorial Fund to the address above. Entombment will be at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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