Glenn L. Hill, 72,
Services were held in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fleetwood, for Glenn L. Hill, Fleetwood. He died Oct. 28 in Reading Hospital, where he was a patient one day.
He was the husband of Jane A. (Wessner) Hill.
Born in Fleetwood, he was a son of the late Benjamin Edwin B. and Florence (Leibelsperger) Hill.
Hill graduated from Fleetwood High School in 1953.
He was employed for 36 years in production as a layout operator at Lucent Technologies in Reading, retiring in 1994.
Hill was an Army veteran, serving in Korea.
He also was a member of the American Legion Post 625, Fleetwood, and a member of Fleetwood Breakfast Brothers for 35 years.
Hill was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Also surviving are two sons; Jeffrey L., Wyomissing; and Timothy S., Allentown.
There are four grandchildren.
Other survivors include a sister, Fern L. (Hill) Lawrence, Lancaster; and two brothers, Lee L. Hill, Fleetwood; and Warren L. Hill, Muhlenberg Township.
Herman F. Hunsicker, 89
Services were held in New Bethel Union Church, Kempton, for Herman F. Hunsicker, Mohrsville. Formerly of New Tripoli and Kempton, he died Oct. 31, 2006, in Reading Hospital.
His wife, Alice L. (Bauscher) Hunsicker, died in 1984.
Born in Lynn Township, Lehigh County, he was a son of the late Fred and Cora (Ulrich) Hunsicker.
Hunsicker was a dairy farmer in Albany Township for 40 years, retiring in 1989.
He was a member of the New Tripoli Male Chorus, which won a state championship. He also sang with the chorus at Madison Square Garden. In addition, he sang with the All-Faith Choir for several years.
Hunsicker was a charter member and past president of Kempton Lions Club and a past president of Kempton Fire Company and Kempton Community Center.
For many years, Hunsicker served as Albany Township Republican committeeman. He was a former Albany Township auditor and justice of the peace.
He was a member of the Albany Township Auxiliary Police and of the Pennsylvania and Berks County farm bureaus. He served on the county farm bureau's legislative committee and was membership chairman.
Hunsicker was a member and former consistory member of New Bethel United Church of Christ, Kempton. Hunsicker was a former member of Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, where he sang in the church choir.
Surviving is a daughter, Gloria A., Mohrsville, with whom he resided.
Other survivors include two sisters, Grace Snyder, Lenhartsville, and Ella Guinther, Kutztown.
There are also four grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Karen R. Saadi.
Nester Funeral Home, 8405 King's Highway, New Tripoli,was in charge of arrangements.
Harold Keiser, 77
Private services were held for Harold Keiser, Rockland Township. He died Oct. 28 in his residence.
He was the husband of Grace (Boyer) Keiser.
Born in Shamrock, Longswamp Township, he was a son of the late Paul J. and Vema Keiser.
He was employed for 20 years at the former Boyertown Body Works. He worked for 23 years at Dana Corp., until he retired in 1991.
Keiser was a Navy veteran.
He is also survived by a daughter, Linda L. (Keiser) Torres, Fleetwood; and a son, Mark E., Fleetwood.
Other survivors include five grandchildren.
Mae A. Stump Funeral Home Inc., Fleetwood, was in charge of arrangements.
Beulah D. Stutzman, 76
Services were held in Oley Mennonite Church, Oley for Beulah D. Stutzman, formerly of Kutztown. She died Oct. 31 in Hearthstone Assisted Living, Maidencreek Township. Burial was in Oley Mennonite Cemetery, Oley.
She was the wife of James G. Stutzman, who died May 9, 2000.
Born in Franconia, she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Edna (Derstine) Detweiler.
She was a member of Blandon Mennonite Fellowship Church, Blandon.
Surviving are three daughters: L. Rose Graber, Kutztown; Dorothy M. Yesilonis, Harrisburg; and Joan L. Morales, Cincinnati; and two sons, David R., Kutztown, and Lowell G., Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Other survivors include a sister, Ruth Brunk, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two brothers, Walter Detweiler, Branson, Mo., and Donald Detweiler, Goshen, Ind.
There are 31 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, J. Marlin, in 2002.
Arrangements were by Ludwick Funeral Homes Inc., Kutztown.
Barbara A. Gift, 66
Services were held in St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Kutztown, for Barbara A. Gift, Fleetwood. Formerly of Kutztown, she died Oct. 29, 2006, in Berks Heim, where she had resided since Oct. 11. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown.
Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Robert William and Edna Mae (Rhode) Gift.
Gift was a 1957 graduate of Kutztown High School.
She was employed as an auditor and accountant for CNA Insurance of Reading for 35 years until her retirement. She was a member of CNA Insurance Quarter Century Club.
Gift also worked for the Reading Phillies since 1996. In August, Barbara was honored by the Reading Phillies for her 11 years of service and was inducted into the Reading Phillies Honor Roll.
She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Kutztown.
Gift is survived by a sister, Marie (Gift) Ohlinger, Bernville.
Milkins Funeral Home Inc., Temple, was in charge of arrangements.
Caren Eberly, 44
Private inurnment was held for Caren Eberly, Kutztown. She died suddenly Oct. 31 in her residence.
She was the wife of David B. Eberly.
Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Nancy H. (Herr) Holsberger.
She was a 1979 graduate of Pottstown High School and a 1983 graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.
She is also survived by two sons, David C. and Steven D., both at home.
Other survivors include a sister, Cris (Holsberger) Griswold, Winston-Salem, N.C.; and two brothers, Carl Holsberger, Schenectady, N.Y., and Leon Peters, Millersburg.
Ludwick Funeral Homes Inc., Kutztown was in charge of arrangements. Inurnment will be private.
Barbara J.Kulp, 68
Private services were held for Barbara J. Kulp, formerly of Topton. She died Oct. 27, in Mosser Nursing Home, Breinigsville.
Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Daniel W. and Ethel M. (Fields) Reimert.
Kulp was employed at The Lutheran Home at Topton for over 10 years as a nurses aide. She also worked as a security guard at Kutztown University for several years, and at the former Red Cheek, Fleetwood. She retired in 1995.
She is survived by a daughter, Stephanie A. (Kulp) Madeira, Boyertown; and a son, Darron K. Kulp, Kutztown.
Other survivors include a sister, Sandra D. (Reimert) Thibodeau, Leesport; and two brothers: Daniel J. and Ronald K. Reimert, both of Mertztown.
There are three grandchildren.
Ronald C. Hamsher, 65
Services were held in New Jerusalem (Zion) United Church of Christ, Lenhartsville, for Ronald C. Hamsher, Krumsville. He died Nov. 1, in Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown.
He was the husband of Lennia I. (Snyder) Hamsher.
Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Kermit O. and Irma S. (Gruber) Hamsher.
Hamsher was a 1958 graduate of Kutztown Area High School.
He was employed as a mechanic by Harry Knittle and W.E. Yoder Inc., both of Kutztown, before retiring.
Hamsher was a member of New Jerusalem (Zion) Church and also was active in the music ministry at St. John's United Church of Christ, Laury's Station.
He also is survived by a son, Robert C. Coplay.
Jody Cwik, 51
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church , Reading, for Jody Cwik, Kutztown, died Oct. 27, 2006, at 2:35 p.m. in Reading Hospital, where he had been since Oct. 20. Burial was at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale.
He was the husband of Dianne M. (Sparagana) Cwik.
Cwik was born in Flemington, N.J.
He was a graduate of Philipsburg High School in 1973, Kutztown University in 1978, earning a BS in secondary education with a concentration in social studies. In1986, he received his master's degree in education, also from Kutztown University.
In his senior season at Kutztown, he received the Jeff Tackus Memorial Award for the most courageous football player.
He first taught at Garden Spot High School and was an assistant coach for the football team. He then became an assistant football coach at Reading High School, while teaching at the Berks County Intermediate Unit. For 28 years, he taught in the Bethlehem Area School District, last working in May 2006.
Cwik coached football at Freedom High School from 1980 to 1992, first as an assistant and later as the head coach. During his tenure at Freedom, he coached "The Rock," Dwayne Johnson, who went on to play at the University of Miami and to become a Hollywood star.
Later in his coaching career, he was an assistant coach at both Wilson Boro High School, Bethlehem, and at Emmaus High School. He became head coach again at Pottstown High School, where in 2002 they were PAC-10 Champions.
He is also survived by a daughter, Lauren L. Cwik, at home.