Clara B. Reading, 97, passed away Saturday, October 5th, at Masonic Home, Elizabethtown, PA, where she had been a resident.
Born in Hinton, OK on April 17, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Jacob & Autha (Waters) Hofman.
She was the widow of Charles I. Reading.
In addition to her parents and husband, Clara is also preceded in death by sons: Dwayne, & Charles Reading, and granddaughter, Sallie Reading.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Schuylkill Haven.
Clara was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star; and she also belonged to the Schuylkill County Quilter's Guild.
Clara had been previously employed by the Blue Mountain School District, having worked in the cafeteria.
She is survived by son, Dwight Reading & wife, Kay, Orwigsburg, daughter, Cathy Miller, wife of William E., Cressona, grandchildren: Brenna, Fallon, Kelsey, Connor, Karlie, Joshua, Sarah, Susan, Brandon, Heather, & William H., and great-grandchildren: Ryan, Eleanor, Trinity, Julian, Braydon, & Aliyah.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 11th, with Reverend Eric Ritz officiating.
A viewing will be held Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow the service at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.