Ruth Berstler

Ruth Berstler

Monday, February 13th, 1928 Thursday, January 16th, 2020

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Obituary for Ruth A. Berstler (Minnich)

Ruth A. Berstler, 91, formerly of Centerport, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Maidencreek Place. She previously resided at Franklin and Noble Manor in Shoemakersville. She was the wife of Kenneth M. Berstler, who died July 7, 2000.
Born in Upper Bern Twp., she was the daughter of the late Raymond I. and Mamie E. (Hummel) Minnich. Ruth worked for Northwest Assembly, Reading; and last worked for Burger King in Leesport. She was a member of First United Church of Christ, Hamburg. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Central Berks Fire Company and beneficial association, Centerport; and the Hamburg Senior Citizens. Ruth enjoyed crocheting and growing violets and sharing them with others.
Ruth is survived by her children: Roy M. Berstler, husband of Darlene, Hamburg; David C. Berstler, husband of Diana, Riverview Park; and Diane E. (Berstler) Spayd, Sinking Spring; her daughter-in-law: Paula J. (Wagaman) Berstler, Hyde Park; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son: Donald M. Berstler, died September 10, 2014.
Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am from Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 223 Peach Street, Leesport. Burial will follow in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Tuckerton. A viewing will be held in the funeral home Thursday 10:00 to 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to First United Church of Christ, 76 S. 3rd Street, Hamburg, PA 19526 or Central Berks Fire Company, P.O. Box 306, Centerport, PA 19516. For online condolences, please visit,

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
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    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
    Rev. Darryl Hamm
  • Interment

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 |
    Good Shepherd Cemetery
    Pottsville Pike
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    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

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Nancy Reppert

Diane, so sorry for your loss.
Nancy (Danenhower) Reppert
Comment | Posted at 08:22pm via Condolence


My sincere sympathies to the whole Berstler Family ! I'm sure Donald was there to help your Mom/Grandmom find her way into the light !
Comment | Posted at 10:41pm via Condolence

Pamela Shultz

She was a great lady. Very sassy and stubborn. She was loved by many. She will be missed alot. I'm glad I had the opportunity to know her for over 45 years and her great family .May you be in peace.
Comment | Posted at 10:16pm via Condolence

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