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George A. Auchter
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1926
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 2013
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA


George A. Auchter, 87, formerly of Pennside and most currently of Oley, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in his residence. He was the husband of Rita (Lazarski) Auchter, with whom he just celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Born in Reading, he was a son of George A. and Anna (Parks) Auchter. George was a 1944 graduate of Central Catholic High School and he earned an Electrical Engineering Degree from Villanova University in 1951. George was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II aboard the USS Nevada. He was a member of St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C. He was a 55-year charter member and the past president of the Reading Serra Club. He served as a past president of the Reading Chapter Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers. He was also an honorary life-member of the Knights of Columbus and a life-member of the American Legion. George was also the first president of the Home School Organization for St. Catharine's School and he initiated the SCRIP program at St. Catharine's Parish. George was an electrical engineer for Gilbert Associates in Wyomissing for 41 years until his retirement. In addition to his wife, George is survived by three sons: Dr. David M. Auchter, husband of Debra, of Reiffton; Gregory A. Auchter, husband of Diane, of Mount Penn and Ret. Lt. Col. (Air Force) Steven V. Auchter, husband of Lorraine, of Edmond, OK; two daughters: Francine M. Reis of Vancouver, WA, and Mary Ann, wife of Thomas Trainer, of Mount Penn; eleven grandchildren: Brian, Christine, Stephanie, Lindsey, Geoffrey, Hannah, Jenna, Andrew, Lauren, Nicholas and Kelsey, and nine great-grandchildren; three brothers: Karl J. Auchter of Lancaster; James L. Auchter, husband of Margaret, of Reading and Bernard V. Auchter, husband of Maureen, of Bethseda, MD. He was predeceased by his brother, Msgr. John A. Auchter, and two sisters: Josephine Frederick and Louise Auchter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C., 4975 Boyertown Pike, Reading, PA 19606 on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the church. Family and friends are asked to gather at the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Ave., Mt. Penn. on Monday morning by 11:00 a.m. to process to the committal services at Gethsemane Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C., 2427 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, PA 19606

Obit. by Gethsemane Cemetery
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  George A. Auchter (1900 - 1972)
  Anna M. Parks Auchter (1905 - 1980)
  George A. Auchter (1926 - 2013)
  Monsignor John A. Auchter (1927 - 2010)*
  Joseph John Auchter (1932 - 1937)*
  Louise M. Auchter (1943 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Gethsemane Cemetery
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section:CM Plot: 322 Grave: 5
Created by: Buddy Linderman
Record added: Mar 15, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126416758
George A. Auchter
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