|Birth: ||unknown, Japan|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 2011|
Hisako Bortz, 82, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away Aug. 24 at St. Joseph Medical Center of
natural causes with family at her side.
She was the widow of the late Charles G. Bortz Sr.
Born in Kushu, Japan, she was a daughter of the late Hisamatu and Yayoie (Takamaro) Watanabe.
Hisako was employed by the Berks Heim until her retirement in 1979. She was also a member of the American Japanese Alumni Association and a graduate of the Osaka Girls High School in Japan.
She is survived by her sons, Charles G. "Chuck" Jr., husband of Lynn Bortz of Reading, and Ricky D. "Rick," husband of Shelly F. Bortz of Muhlenberg Twp.; daughters, Catherine H. High of Reading, and Abby J., wife of Barry L. Weand Jr. of Muhlenberg Twp. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren with two grandsons on the way.
She was predeceased by a grandson, Derrick Bortz.
Memorial services will be held at the Auman Funeral Homes, Reiffton, on Monday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m. Internment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Arrangements by the Auman Funeral Homes, Reiffton www.aumansinc.com.
Published in Reading Eagle on August 27, 2011
Charles G. Bortz (1930 - 1992)
Forest Hills Memorial Park
Created by: Alfred Greenawalt
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75652503
Added: Aug. 28, 2011