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Carol A. Ruppert (Lee)

September 19, 1942 — January 22, 2019

Carol A. Ruppert, 76, of Exeter, formerly of Bernville, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, in her son's home. She was the wife of Walter C. Ruppert, who passed away in 2005. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Elmer R. and Theresa M. (Gallagher) Lee. Carol was a graduate of Reading High School. She loved animals, reading, watching movies and gardening. Carol worked as an aide at Wernersville State Hospital for over 20 years and then later provided in home care for families in need. Carol is survived by her sons Dean A. Padovani husband of Jacqueline M. of Exeter and Neal A. Padovani of Exeter; and her grandchildren Jason D. of CA and Kaitlin J. Willis wife of Joseph of OH. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm with services beginning at 12:00 pm in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Avenue Reading. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Ste. 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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