Bonnie Lee Hedegard

January 10, 1942 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 80)


Bonnie Lee Hedegard, 80, of Reading, died April 19, 2022 at Tower Health - Reading Hospital, West Reading.

She was the widow of Paul James Hedegard who died in 2014.

Born January 10, 1942, in Phillipsburg, NJ, she was the oldest daughter of the late Russell William and Shirley Hazel (Pickel) Flick.

Bonnie was a 1959 graduate of Monroe High School, Rochester, NY.

She was employed as a secretary for numerous years, having worked for CNA Insurance for six years, and Caloric for eight years.  Subsequently, she was a realtor for Century 21 for 15 years, retiring in 2008.  After retirement, she drove for Eshelman for 9 years.

Bonnie was a member of Central Fire Company Beneficial Association, Laureldale.

Surviving are her three children: Deborah J. (Hedegard) Righter of Reading; Denise J. (Hedegard) Coleman, wife of James Coleman of Ruscombmanor Township; and Russell P., husband of Denise L. (Moll) Hedegard of Kutztown.

Other survivors include her four grandchildren: Laura M. Righter, Amanda L. (Coleman) Madonia, wife of Benjamin P. Madonia IV, Douglas J. Coleman, husband of Lauren (Remaley) Coleman, and Amber M. Hedegard; and her ten great grandchildren: Olivya M. Symons, Sophia H. Melendez, Julian D. Ziolkowski, Hayden R. Rile, Jaevyen R. Alvarez, Adrienne S. Madonia, Zoey G. Righter, Campbell A. Madonia, Skylar G. Wilson, and Kylynn N. Clarke.

Bonnie is also survived by her brother, Russell W. Flick, Jr. of Lititz and her sister, Betty M. Schwear of Lebanon.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Nichole M. Hedegard.

Services will be held Saturday at 12 p.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, (Laureldale) Reading, PA 19605.  A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.  

Burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Laureldale Cemetery, 4631 Pottsville Pike, Reading, PA 19605.

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April 23, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

Funeral Service
April 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

April 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Laureldale Cemetery
4631 Pottsville Pike
Reading, PA 19605

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