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Brian J. Higgins

July 28, 1951 — June 5, 2022

Brian J. Higgins, 70, of Reading, passed away on Sunday, June 5th, 2022, in his home surrounded by family. He was the loving husband of Kathleen (Yoder) Higgins, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Francis Higgins, Jr. and Margaret (Nestor) Higgins.

He is survived by his two children, daughter, Kelly Miller, wife of Justin, and their two children: Lucas and Lexi; and son, Andrew, husband of Amanda, and their three children: Liam, Landon and Reese. He is also survived by one sister, Sheila Meara of Wilmington, Delaware. He was preceded in death by one brother, Francis "Frank" Higgins III.

Brian was a 1969 graduate of Central Catholic High School and a 1974 graduate of St. Joseph's University, where he earned both his Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry and his MBA. He was a member of St. Catharine of Siena parish. Brian was an avid enthusiast of British sports cars, including his MGB, Jaguar and Austin Healey. He enjoyed being outdoors, golfing, skiing, and backpacking the Rockies; most of all spending time with family and friends in his pool.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Lutz Funeral Home, 2100 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA 19606. A second visitation will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 4975 Boyertown Pike, Reading PA 19606. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated following visitation at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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