|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1913|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2008|
Annamae D. Berhalter, 95, Reading, passed away Dec. 15, 2008, in Berks Heim, Bern Township.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph W. Berhalter.
Born Nov. 5, 1913, in Chicago, she was the daughter of the late Clarence J. and Bertha G. (Shugar) Foltz.
Annamae had been employed in the electrical contracting business with Keystone Engineering Corp.; George L. Parkes, electrical contractor; and Acme Electric Co., all of Reading. For several years before retiring, she was employed by the Bank of Pennsylvania in the title search department.
She was actively involved in a number of organizations during her lifetime. She was a member of Mary Ann Adams Tent No. 40, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, serving as a past president and secretary for many years.
In 1946, she organized District 5 of the Daughters of Union Veterans of Pennsylvania, which she served as a department president and secretary of its Past Department President's Club for many years. She also was a past national president of the Daughters of Union Veterans from 1988 to 1989, then served as chairwoman of the national board of directors of the National Department and Museum in Springfield, Ill., from 1990 to 1996, remaining on the board until 1997.
She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Valley of Reading AASR, serving as its membership chairman for many years. In 1964, she was instrumental in organizing the Teutonia Ladies Club, where she was a president and treasurer for many years.
She did volunteer work for the American Red Cross and Scottish Rite, Valley of Reading, a Masonic organization.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Auman Funeral Homes, 247 Penn St., Reading, where friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in Laureldale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottish Rite Cathedral Fund, P.O. Box 6013, Reading, PA 19610, or the Berks County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Created by: StoneGates
Record added: Dec 16, 2008
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