Ruth Yoder

Ruth Yoder

July 3, 1927 - March 19, 2020
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Ruth Deininger Yoder, 92, formerly of West Reading, passed away on March 19, 2020.

Her husband, William G. Yoder, passed away in 1997; they shared 44 years of marriage.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Mabel M. (Smith) and Calvin H. Deininger.

She was a graduate of Tamaqua High School in 1945.

Ruth was the bookkeeper for West Reading Drug Store for many years until her retirement.

She was a former member of St. Luke’s Church, Shillington, where she was active in the 50 plus church group.
Ruth loved playing games including sudoku, scrabble, and kings in the corner and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed watching football and game shows. Ruth was an active member of Berks Encore.

She is survived by her four daughters: Anne R., wife of Dean C. Loeb, Hamburg; Joy B., wife of Dale J. Weber, Kutztown; Jane L. Heatwole, Port Richey, FL; and Alice M., wife of John F. Perdoch, Exeter Twp. There are seven grandchildren: Eric and Matthew Prince; Shannon and Nicholas Weber; and Jessica, Steven, and Jeffrey Perdoch, and one great-grandson, Brayden Prince.

Ruth was predeceased by her brothers: Stanley, Edward, Calvin, and Guy Deininger.

A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and fond memories may be expressed at
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    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
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  • Interment

    Forest Hills Memorial Park
    391 W. Neversink Road
    READING, PA 19606
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Robert H Yoder

Posted at 11:16am
We are saddened to hear that your mother has passed. Our thought's and prayers are with you.

Bob& Gaye

Jim perdoch

Posted at 04:40pm
Alice, Joy, Anne, Jane, John and all the children

We just found out. So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you. Let us know if there is anything we can do.

Gail and Jim

Philip Leininger

Posted at 11:03pm
May the Peace of the Lord Comfort you in Your Sorrow. God's Blessings to the Family!

Crystal Werley Koehn

Posted at 09:14am
To Anne and the entire family, I jus enjoyed your Mom so much. We spent a few visits together when I was making her more beautiful, while she was at Anne and Deans. What a sweetheart with such beautiful hair! God bless you all with strength and peace.

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