Gladys Vollenweider Obituary

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Gladys Romig Vollenweider

April 28, 1920 - April 25, 2014
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Gladys R. (Hafer) Vollenweider, 93, formerly of Reading, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:15am in the DuBois Nursing Home, DuBois where she had been a resident since 2006. She was the wife of the late John O. Vollenweider whom passed away on August 31, 2004. Born in Reading on April 28, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Ella Vesta (Romig) Hafer of Reiffton. Gladys was a 1937 graduate of Mt. Penn High School and worked at the Berkshire Knitting Mills in her early years. Later, Gladys went to nursing school and then worked as an LPN at the Reading Hospital. Gladys was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and...
Gladys R. (Hafer) Vollenweider, 93, formerly of Reading, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:15am in the DuBois Nursing Home, DuBois where she had been a resident since 2006.

She was the wife of the late John O. Vollenweider whom passed away on August 31, 2004.

Born in Reading on April 28, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Ella Vesta (Romig) Hafer of Reiffton.

Gladys was a 1937 graduate of Mt. Penn High School and worked at the Berkshire Knitting Mills in her early years. Later, Gladys went to nursing school and then worked as an LPN at the Reading Hospital.

Gladys was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker for most of her life. She had been a parishioner at Schwartzwald Lutheran Church, Jacksonwald and later at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Shillington before she moved to DuBois.

Surviving are two sons: Richard H., husband of Kathy (Rapp) Vollenweider of Southport, NC and Jeffrey L., husband of Ella M. (Keinard) Vollenweider of Mohnton; four grandchildren: Michelle Gaul and her husband, Kerry, Wendy Bell and her husband, Craig, Amy Simonds and her husband, Buddy and Andrew Vollenweider and his wife, Katie and five great grandchildren: Ethan, Jacqueline, Olivia, Jacob and Caleb.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by nine siblings: Laura Hafer, Ella Isenberg, William Hafer, Verna Shearer, Ida Lorah, Morris Hafer, Grace Robinson, Ruth Wendt and Ray Hafer.

A graveside service for Gladys will be Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11:30am in Forest Hills Memorial Park. Family and friends are asked to form the funeral procession at 11:00am Friday in Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Rd., Reiffton, PA 19606.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the DuBois Nursing Home, 212 S. 8th St., DuBois, PA 15801.

On-line condolences may be made at www.aumansinc.com

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