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, www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com.
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