Bom-Wrapper

Caroline Reber

Caroline J. Reber (Ziemba)

February 21, 1929 - September 25, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Caroline Reber, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Caroline Reber

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Caroline's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Caroline's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Caroline J. (Ziemba) Reber, 91, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020, at the Reading Hospital after she was involved in an unexpected auto accident. She was the widow of Ralph A. Reber.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Katherine (Mystic) Ziemba. Caroline grew up on the family farm in Birdsboro, which is now considered part of the Daniel Boone Homestead estate. She worked as a live-in-nanny, outside of Reading, and she was proud to have graduated from the Mount Penn High School in 1947.

Caroline, along side her husband, operated several restaurants. She initially met Ralph in Morgantown, where they married, and went on to manage the Heritage Restaurant and Musket Lounge. Next they opened up the Village Coffee Shoppe in down town Morgantown. After five years, they sold those businesses and moved onto Lancaster to run the Canterbury Court Restaurant at The Stevens House. Next they went on to manage Bube's Brewery in Mount Joy. After establishing that business, Carol wanted something of her own. She established The Ye’ old Village Coffee Shoppe in downtown Landisville. Fast forwarding through life's changes, she purchased a small home in Womelsdorf where she opened a sandwich shop called The Tree Stump.

Carol was an exceptional person and individual who was not afraid to work. No job was too big or too small for her, even at 91. Her favorite thing to do was to take road trips. At a moments notice she was willing to travel 3.5 hours to Wellsboro, to help the owner Randy of The Frog Hut as a prep cook for ten days straight, where she worked from 10-5 each day. She was a spitfire of a women who wasn't afraid to express her opinions! She will definitely be remembered for all the life lessons she passed onto her family.

Carol loved the Lord and a good sermon. She took pity on the unfortunate and was very charitable. She especially gave to charities concerning children and veterans. Although her family is deeply saddened that she has passed away, they are grateful that she was able to have a strong relationship with the Lord and a strong belief in God. She is at peace, and we know she has gone to be with our Savior.

Caroline will be remembered by her children: Karen J. Fink wife of Todd, William F. Yeager Jr husband of Kathy, Anthony J. Yeager, and Jack L. Reber. Her extended family including: Carey Yeager, Kimberly Shrom, and Lisa Liptock; her grand children: Alicia L. Degler, Rebeccah L. Blough, Nathanael L. Fink, Ali Zomorrodian, and Jaqueline Reber; her great grandchildren Derick Degler, Alex Degler, Aidan Degler, Thomas Goerner, and Theo Zomorrodian; and a great great grandson Carson Degler. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, as well as her high school friend of 83 years, Audrey.

Of the ten Ziemba children, Caroline is survived only by her sister, Laura Berkowitz of Florida. In addition to her parents and husband, Carol was also predeceased by her former husband, William F. Yeager Sr.

Carol's family asks, in lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory be made to a charity of choice dedicated to caring for caring for children in need.

A funeral service for Carol will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc, 739 Penn Ave, West Reading. Friends and family are invited to view from 10 AM until the start of services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Forest Hills Memorial Park.

Condolences, tributes, and fond memories may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Caroline

Service Details

  • Visitation

    October 3, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    When
    October 3, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    October 3, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    October 3, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Titus Himmelberger
  • Interment

    October 3, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    October 3, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Forest Hills Memorial Park
    Address
    391 W. Neversink Road
    READING, PA 19606
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Caroline here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Caroline J. Reber (Ziemba) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 04:50pm
We are so sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy.
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Caroline Reber. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Webcasting

Sometimes extenuating circumstances make it difficult to attend a service. Memorial webcasting gives family and friends the opportunity to view a service live, online, from anywhere.

This event may be open-casket and the livestream may contain views of the deceased.

Share by: