Philomena Loeper

Philomena Loeper

October 10, 1928 April 19, 2020

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Obituary for Philomena M. Loeper

Philomena M. Loeper, 91, of Wyomissing, passed away on April 19, 2020, at Reading Hospital.

She was the loving wife of James G. Loeper celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on February 18th.

Born in Reading she was the daughter of the late John and Rosalie (Stella) Paolini.

She was a graduate of Reading Catholic High School in 1946.

Philomena was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, where she was a member of the choir and senior group.

She was the proud and loving mother of seven children: Thomas, Plainsfield, IL; Michael (deceased); Rev. David, Pastor of St. John the Baptist, Pottsville; Judy (Dennis) Dell, Sinking Spring; Ann (Andrew) Melzer, Sinking Spring; John, New York; and Joseph (Michele), Wyomissing. In addition, she was loved by her seven grandchildren: Andrew, Sarah, Megan, Stephen, Alyssa, James, and Ryan; and four great-grandchildren: Owen, Anthony, Cameron, and Isabella.

Philomena was blessed to be one of seven children. She was predeceased by her brothers: Dr. Mauro Paolini, Dr. John Paolini, Carmen Paolini, and twins, Eugene Paolini and Richard Paolini. She is survived by her brother, Robert Paolini, Wexford, PA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated privately at a future date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sacred Heart RCC, P.O. Box 6217, Wyomissing, PA 19610 or Alzheimer's Association ( Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading is honored to serve the Loeper family. Condolences may be expressed at

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    Gethsemane Cemetery
    3139 Kutztown Road
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Gerald Loeper sr

Our sincere condolences to the Jim Loeper Family on the death of Philomena.
She was a lovely person and good faithful Catholic. We will keep her and family
in our prayers. May she Rest In Peace.
Jerry and Sylvia Loeper
Comment | Posted at 10:19am via Condolence

Theresa Cottrell

I am sorry to hear about the passing of Aunt Phil. I have fond memories of a visit where she showed me how to make tomato sauce- it used to puzzle me why you add sugar and now I understand! Peace Aunt Phil and sincere condolences to all my cousins and Uncle Jim.
Theresa Cottrell
Comment | Posted at 01:47pm via Condolence

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