Harold Levan Hamsher

Harold Levan Hamsher

January 2, 1925 February 12, 2020

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Obituary for Harold Levan Hamsher

Harold Levan Hamsher, 95, passed away February 12, 2020, in his Spring Township residence.

He was the loving husband of Shirley E. (Estock) Hamsher. They married 67 years on November 21, 1953.

Born in Lenhartsville, he was a son of the late George and Lillie (Levan) Hamsher.

He was a graduate of Hamburg High School and earned the professional designation of Chartered Life Underwriter from the American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, PA.

Harold served our nation proudly and valiantly in the US Army Air Corp where he earned a Purple Heart.

He was an active member of Calvary U.C.C, Reading, where he served as Deacon and Elder.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children: Suzanne Tietjen, Reading, Debbie (Jeffrey) Mikes, Wernersville and Jeffrey (Shelley) Hamsher, Wyomissing; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one expecting great-grandchild.

He was predeceased by seven siblings: George Hamsher, LeRoy Hamsher, Clara Hamsher, Mary Smith, Anna Heinly, Helen Sell and Mae Lesher.

Services will be Monday, February 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading with burial to follow at St. John’s (Hains) Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors, PO Box 96860 Washington, DC 20077-7677 or Heartland Hospice, 2201 Ridgewood Rd #180, Wyomissing, PA 19610. Condolences may be expressed at

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  • Visitation

    February 17, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    February 17, 2020
    9:30am - 11:00am
  • Service

    February 17, 2020 | 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    February 17, 2020
  • Interment

    St. John's (Hain's) Church Cemetery
    591 North Church Road
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Our deepest and sincere condolences to you and your family. Hugs, Connie D’Augustine & Keith Schaeffer
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Frank & Linda Ferraro

Dear Shirley and family, We are deeply saddened to know that Harold has passed away. We know that he had supportive family members and friends; and he contributed so much to the community during his life. Please accept our most sincere sympathy on your loss. With love, Frank & Frank
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