Roy Howard Schmeck

November 19, 1927 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 91)

Roy Howard Schmeck, 91, formerly of Laureldale, died September 17, 2019 at Reading Hospital & Medical Center, West Reading,

He was the husband of Sue Marie (Boyer) Schmeck, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.

Born November 19, 1927 in Reading, he was a son of the late Howard Elmer and Eva (Gehris) Schmeck.

Roy was employed with Spring Air Mattress Company, Reading for over 30 years, retiring in 1990.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are his three daughters: Susan J., wife of John H.B. Newpher of Apache Junction, AZ; Royetta A., wife of Felix M. Cruz of Sinking Spring and Linda M., wife of Kevin T. Gallagher of Sinking Spring.

Also surviving are his six grandchildren: Thomas Newpher, David Newpher, Todd Cruz, Jared Cruz, Timothy Gallagher and Jennie Gallagher, and seven great grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday, September 24th at 11 a.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale.  A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the service at Berks County Memorial Gardens, Maidencreek Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Topton American Legion.  Checks may be made payable to: “Ray A. Master Post #217,” 133 Centre Avenue, Topton, PA 19562.

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