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Luther Piersol

Luther Piersol

October 10, 1927 July 1, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Luther E. Piersol

Luther E. Piersol, 92, formerly of Cumru Twp., passed away on July 1, 2020, at The Highlands of Wyomissing,

His wife, Patricia A. (Guzzetti) Piersol, passed away in August of 1997.

Born in Reading he was a son of the late Edgar W. and Maude I. (Maury) Piersol.

He was a graduate of Reading High School in 1945. After high school he served in the Army During World War II. He was stationed in Germany during the occupation.

Luther was an electrician for Waldman Electric, West Reading for 44 years retiring in 1989.

He was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical Congregational Church in Shillington where he was a member of the choir and served on the official board of the church.

Luther loved sports especially in Berks County with Reading High and Governor Mifflin as his favorites.

He is survived by his four children: Michael A. (Jamie) Piersol, Wyomissing; Steven B. (Diane-deceased) Piersol, Danville, CA; and Randy T. (Cathy) Piersol, Ardmore; and Kristen A. (Jerry) Piersol-Stockton, Manassas, VA; and three grandchildren: Josh, Luke, and Madeleine.

A viewing will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading beginning at 10 a.m. Services will be held at 11 a.m. with burial at Forest Hills Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Twin Pines Camp, Snydersville. Condolences may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.

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  • Visitation

    July 14, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    July 14, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    July 14, 2020 | 11:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    July 14, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Deacon Bill Kase
  • Interment

    July 14, 2020 | 12:30pm
    Forest Hills Memorial Park
    391 W. Neversink Road
    READING, PA
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    July 14, 2020
    12:30pm

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sharon bova

Mike,
Memories will live in our hearts forever...
Always in our prayers, Mike
With sincere sympathy,
Sharon Osiecki Bova
Comment | Posted at 01:02pm via Condolence
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Phil Yoder and Stef Brok

Dear Mike and Family,
Our deepest condolences to all on the passing of your father. You are in our prayers.
Most sincerely,
Phil Yoder and Stef Brok
Comment | Posted at 05:11pm via Condolence
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Carol, Susan and Gabriella

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Teresa Vogel

Luther was one of a kind. I had so much fun and interesting conversations with him as one of his caregivers at the Highlands. I spent so much time with him that I felt part of the family. It was a real pleasure knowing him and going to GM games with him. I think we had a special connection and I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family and also to his good friend Anna. Prayers and hugs.
Teresa Vogel
Comment | Posted at 03:38pm via Condolence
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susan

I had the real pleasure of knowing Luther when he would come into the showroom at Progress Electric. I always knew when I heard his voice I would be in for a good story and lots of smiles. Always a gentleman, enjoyed hearing about his many bus and train trips. Luther was truly one of the good ones. Truly sorry for your loss.
Sue Monde Roeckle
Comment | Posted at 01:10pm via Condolence
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