Carl William Sayer

March 17, 1937 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 82)


Carl William Sayer, 82, formerly of Oley, died July 29, 2019 at Rittenhouse at Muhlenberg.


He was the widower of Bernice Anna (Mertz) Sayer, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage.


Born March 17, 1937 in Kutztown, he was a son of the late Daniel R. And Elsie M. (Sunday) Sayer.


He was a member of Frieden’s United Church of Christ, Oley.


Carl was employed as a stack truck operator with Deka for 28 years, retiring in 2002.


He was a member of Oley Fire Company, Loyal Order of Moose, Pike Township Sportsman’s Association, a lifetime member of Hamburg Game Association Inc.  


Carl served as fire police captain for Oley Fire Company.  He was also very involved in the Oley Fairgrounds, where he did grounds maintenance and custodial services.


He also enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family.


Surviving are his four step-children: Carol A., wife of David W. Murphy of Oley; Donna L., wife of Kim H. Lorah of Exeter Township; Barry R. Wagaman, fiancé of Melissa M. Aiman of Temple and Tina I., wife of Brett A. Stephens of Boyertown; his four children: Cindy, wife of Darryl Spencer of Shoemakersville; Michael A., husband of Marsha Sayer of Tilden Township; Barry W., husband of Sue Sayer of Temple and Steven S. Sayer of Hamburg.


There are also seven step grandchildren, eight step-great grandchildren, six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren.


In addition, he is survived by his brother, Dennis W., widower of Ardell Sayer of Walnuttown.


Carl was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford G. Sayer, Sr., and by his grandson, Ryan M. Sayer.


A Memorial Service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 423 Main Street, Oley.  A visitation will be held from 10-11 at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Frieden’s Cemetery, Oley.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Rittenhouse at Muhlenberg, 2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading, PA 19605 and/or Tower Health at Home, 1170 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, PA 19610.


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August 1, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
423 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547

Memorial Service
August 1, 2019

11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
423 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547

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