Chistina E (Bauder) Freese

August 16, 1934 ~ December 14, 2020 (age 86)


Christina E. (Bauder) Freese, 86 of Tilden Township, died December 14, 2020 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

She was the wife of John R. Freese.

Born August 16, 1934 in West Reading, PA., she was a daughter of the late Paul H., and Emma Y. (Troxel) Bauder.

Christina was a 1952 graduate of Exeter Township High School.

She was a member of Reading Hampden Heights Seventh Day Adventist Church, where she was a former head deaconess.  She loved her church and her church family.

Christina is also survived by four children: Paul, husband of Kathy (Johnson) Freese of Adamstown, PA., Linda (Freese), wife of Craig Johnson of Tilden Township; David, Sr., husband of Mindy (Weidner) Freese of Exeter Township, and Lisa (Freese), wife of Bruce Hill of Exeter Township and a foster son, Richard Barskey of Schuylkill County.

Other survivors include 11 grandchildren: Julie Hansen, Andrew Freese, Satara Nadarajan, Jessica Shoemaker, Meggan Knight, Jade McLoughlin, Hannah Johnson, Jordan Hill, Madison Freese, David Freese, Jr., and Jacob Hill and 3 step grandchildren: Kristin Colf, Amy Camacho and MacKenzie Hill.

There are also 5 great grandchildren: Ayana McLoughlin, Avery McLoughlin, Logan Hansen, Griffin Hansen and Ainsley Nadarajan.

Christina had one sister, Dorothy Mae Moyer.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 11:00 am in Spies-Zion Cemetery and will be live streamed from the funeral home website.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
December 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Spies-Zion Cemetery
330 Spies Church Road
Reading (Alsace), PA 19606

Video is available for this event

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