Jacob George Zerr

Jacob George Zerr, 89 of Geigertown, PA died on Monday, August 3, 2020, at the Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA.

Born August 17, 1930 in Geigertown, PA, he was the son of the late George William Zerr and Anna Elizabeth (Bucher) Zerr. He was the husband of Helen M. (Doaty) Zerr.

In earlier years he was the owner of J. G. Bottle Gas. and retired from his business J. George Zerr General Contractor.

George was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Geigertown, PA.

Surviving along with his wife is son, George Scott husband of Theresa Zerr of Birdsboro, PA, daughter, Teri L. wife of John Horbach of Geigertown, PA; 5 grandchildren, Brandon, Matthew, Nicole, Jared and Clayton; 5 great grandchildren.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, Geigertown, PA.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association706 Rothsville Rd. #8504, Lititz, PA 17543.

Zachary Nathaniel Hails

Zachary Nathaniel Hails, 32 of Morgantown, Pennsylvania passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Reading Hospital ER in West Reading, Pennsylvania.

Born November 12, 1987 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Bruce A.

Hails of Morgantown, PA and Christine M. Woyton of Birdsboro, PA, Fiancée of Joyce D. Miles of Philadelphia, PA.

He was employed by Morgan Corp.

Zachary was a volunteer for Harnessed to Hope Northern Breed Rescue. He enjoyed spending time with his children, camping and fishing. One of his bonds to his son was the Band tool. He enjoyed random adventures with his daughter Abigail as well.

Surviving is soon to be Fiancée, Marissa D. Melvin of Allentown, PA, son, Eric A. Hails of Perkiomenville, PA, daughter, Abigail E. Hails of Perkiomenville, PA, dog son Odin (Donut Lord) Hails, sister, Kortney J. Hails of Morgantown, PA, . brothers, Clay A. Hails of Narvon, PA and Shalom German of Philadelphia, PA

The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Dengler Funeral Home, 144 N. Spruce Street, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions to a college trust fund checks made out to: Bruce Hails, 109 Weidner Dr., Morgantown, PA 19543
for Abigail and Eric Hails.

Patricia A. McLaughlin

Patricia A. McLaughlin, 76 of Reading, PA died on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Berkshire Center in Exeter Twp., Berks Co., PA.

Born July 29, 1944 in Hinesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Edward Rose and Lucy C. (Gott) Rose.

She retired from QVC in West Chester, PA.

Patricia enjoyed crocheting, playing solitaire, reading and bingo.

Surviving are daughter, Jennifer wife of Bob Bell of Mohnton PA, son, Brian C. husband of Sonya McLaughlin of Calabash, NC; 5 grandchildren, Michael McLaughlin, Alex Bell, Zack Bell, Kelsey Decker and Abbey Decker.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Lynne M. Decker.

John Frederick Dawson

John Frederick Dawson, 69, Robeson Twp., Berks Co., PA passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in the comfort of his home. He was the son of the late Alberta (Stufflet) Keller and the late William G. Dawson. He was the husband of Kelly P. (Ibaugh) Dawson.

John was employed as a heavy equipment operator for PennDOT. He was a member of Pikeville Sportsmen’s Assoc. John was a train enthusiast and avid racing fan. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, and watching his favorite football and baseball teams: the Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Cardinals.

Surviving John, along with his wife, Kelly, are: 4 sons: Gene Garman, husband of Tina, Carl Garman, husband of Rachel, Jimmy Hartman, husband of Holly and Nathan Hartman; 2 daughters: Julie Hartman, fiancé of Jeffrey Williams, Katie Kirzoncic, wife of Mike; 1 brother: Robert Potts; 1 sister: Jodi Herbert, wife of Gary; and sister-in-law: Leslie Gill. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

An evening viewing will be held on Monday, August 3, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA 19508. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. at 10:00AM. Interment will be in Birdsboro Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Keystone Wounded Warriors, PO Box 307 Shoemakersville, PA 19555 or keystonewoundedwarriors.org.

Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, PA is in charge of arrangements.

Judith Lynn (Huyett) Nonnemaker

Judith Lynn (Huyett) Nonnemaker, 73 of Mohnton, PA died on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in the comfort of her home. Born in Plowville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Leroy Huyett, Sr. and the late Catherine Elizabeth (Graff) Huyett. She was the wife of the late Henry “Herman” Benjamin Nonnemaker.

She was employed by Bowman’s Hat Factory and was a member of Morgantown Community Church.

Surviving are sons, Daniel A. Nonnemaker, husband of Deb of Bowmansville, PA and Joseph M. Nonnemaker, husband of Michele of Mohnton, PA, daughter, Susan C. Cheeseman of Mohnton, PA, sister, Nancy Hart of Elverson, PA; 4 grandchildren: Boe, Jeremiah, Tabitha, Valerie; and 7 great grandchildren.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Paul C. Faust

Paul C. Faust, 66 of Reading, PA died on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Calvin H. Faust and Dorothy J. (Kunkelman) Faust of Union Twp., PA. He was the husband of Cathy E. (Moses) Faust of Reading, PA.

Paul was employed as a welder for Dana Corp. in Reading, PA. Paul was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also was a 1972 All-County Center for the Daniel Boone High School football team. He was a member of the American Legion Post 626, Kulptown Fire Co., and Stonersville Fire Co.

Surviving Paul, along with his wife and mother are: 3 daughters: Amy, Brenda, and Megan; 1 step-daughter: Tiffany; 1sister: Judy; 3 grandchildren; and 3 step-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by twin sons: James and Daniel; and 1 step-son Trevor.

Services will be held at the family’s convenience.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s name to Coventryville United Methodist Church, 1521 Old Ridge Rd, Pottstown, PA 19465.

Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, PA, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ellen Mae (Fick) Quinter

Ellen Mae (Fick) Quinter, 76 of Fleetwood, PA died on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at home.

Born May 31, 1944 in Robeson Twp., Berks Co., PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter Fick, Sr. and the late Agnes (Hinnershitz) Fick. She was the widow of Ronald Paul Quinter, Sr.

Ellen enjoyed Light House ornaments, Painting, Gardening, Country Music and her grandchildren.

Surviving are sons, Irl E. Miller, Jr. of Sinking Spring, PA, Karl G. husband of Shirley Miller of Stowe, PA and James W. husband of Erika Miller of Honey Brook, PA, daughters, Tina M. Miller with whom she resided, Patricia M. Zimmerman of Boyertown, PA, Christine L. Miller of Lancaster, PA and Lisa A. wife of Shawn Edds of Honey Brook, PA, sister, Mary Fick of Reading, PA; 5 step sons and 1 step daughter;16 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by brother, Walter Fick, Jr., sisters, Edna Czeiner (her twin sister) and Betty Torrez.

Services will be held at the family’s convenience.

Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, PA, is in charge of the arrangements.

Jane L. (Wells) Kurtz

Jane L. (Wells) Kurtz, 89, formerly of Morgantown, PA passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Keystone Villa at Douglassville. She was the daughter of the late James E. and Kathryn M. (Reed) Wells. She was the widow of Roger K. Kurtz who passed in 1986.

Jane was employed as a teacher and reading specialist for Twin Valley School District. She was a member of the Elverson Garden Club, Women’s Club and a friend of the Village Library. Jane was also a member of Harmony United Methodist Church in Morgantown, PA and a Trustee for 23 years.

Surviving Jane, are: 1 sister: Patricia W. Hartman; 2 daughters: Ann E. Shingle, partner, Mark Hassler and Jean L. Volgarino, wife of Daryl; 1 son: John E. Kurtz, husband of Mary Beth Fabio; and 5 grandchildren: Devin C. Shingle, fiancé of Chris Buylova, Daniel & Nathan Shivers, and Emma & Jack Kurtz.

She was predeceased by 1 brother: James E. Wells, Jr. and 1 sister: Josephine W. Hershey.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harmony United Methodist Church P.O. Box 141 Morgantown, PA 19543.

Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, PA is in charge of arrangements.

Charles L. Huyett, Sr.

Charles L. Huyett, Sr., 90 of Shillington, PA died on Friday, July 10, 2020 in the comfort of his home. Born in Brecknock Twp., Berks Co., PA, he was the son of the late John and Verna (Hoffman) Huyett. Hed was the widower of Sarah J. (Deeds) Huyett.

Charles was a steel plant worker for the former Birdsboro Corp. He was a member of the Birdsboro Sportsmen’s Club and Gibraltar Fire Co.

Surviving Charles is 1 son: Charles L. Huyett, Jr. of Shillington, PA; 2 brothers: Michael and Ralph; 4 sisters: Naomi, Joyce, Myrtle, and Mart; 8 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by 1 daughter: Sara J. Summers and 3 brothers.

There will be no services.

Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, PA is in charge of arrangements.

Cecilia Marie Kocher

Cecilia Marie Kocher, 38, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on, June 28, 2020. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of Brenda J. (DePaola) wife of Frank Cole of Birdsboro, PA.

Cecilia enjoyed sewing, crafting, singing, and writing poetry.

She is survived by 3 sons: William Welliver of Birdsboro, PA, Alexander Welliver of Douglassville, PA and Vito Welliver of Douglassville, PA; brother: Joshua Kocher of Birdsboro, PA; sister: Angelina Kocher of Douglassville, PA; step-sister: Amanda Cole of Reading, PA; aunt: Sharon DePaola of Shillington, PA; grandmother: Geraldine DePaola of Shillington, PA; aunt: Elizabeth M. Strickler; aunt: Cynthia L. Pearsall; aunt: Frances A. Wright; aunt: Robin L. Kocher; niece: Naomi Amwake; nephew: Joseph Amwake; and caregiver: Carlton Bennett of Philadelphia, PA.

She is predeceased by her father: Curtis L. Kocher, Jr.; grandfather: Frank DePaola, Jr. And grandmother: Clara M. Robb

A viewing will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA 19508. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home following the viewing at 3:30pm. Don’t forget your mask.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA 19508 to help the family with funeral expenses.