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 John F. Schwenk

John F. Schwenk

Death 16 Jan 2017 (aged 81)
Burial Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175481369 · View Source
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John F. Schwenk, 81, of Cumru Township, died peacefully of natural causes during the morning hours of Monday, January 16, 2017 in The Mifflin Center.

Born in Reading on May 28, 1935, he was a son of the late Francis A. and Victoria (Rozycki) Schwenk.

John was also predeceased by a sister, Rita (Schwenk) Rutkowski in 2008.

He is survived by his brothers: Francis V. Schwenk of Hershey; Richard J. Schwenk, and Phillip M. Schwenk, husband of Debra Schwenk, both of Exeter Township. He is also survived by his sisters: M. Susan (Schwenk) Yapsuga, and Maria S. (Schwenk), wife of Jonathan Wesner, both of Exeter Township; and Elizabeth Ann (Schwenk), wife of Gregory Buss, of Harrisburg. Also surviving is a brother-in-law, Karl Rutkowski of Runnemede, N.J.; and several
nieces and nephews.

John was an active parishioner of long standing at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Reading. He was also a Novitiate of the Franciscan Fathers in Pulaski, Wisconsin.

A gentle and caring man, John will be sadly missed by family, friends and loved ones.

He was employed for many years by the Permanent Sign Co., Reading, as a press operator, until retiring.

Relatives and friends may extend their sympathy and respects to the Schwenk family on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 250 South Twelfth Street, Reading, PA 19602. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. The Kopicki-Bradley Funeral Home, Inc., Reading, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 18, 2017




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  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175481369
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John F. Schwenk (28 May 1935–16 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175481369, citing Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .