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Jean Frances Madara

April 17, 1939 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

Jean Frances Madara, 82, of Reading, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Reading Hospital. She was the widow of Paul Martin Madara. 

Born on April 17, 1939 in Reading, Jean was the daughter of William Howard Taft Hartman and Francis (Valentine) Hartman.

After high school, Jean worked for David Crystal and Bank of Pennsylvania. Everyone who knew her, knew she loved to visit casinos and gamble.

Jean is survived by her three children: Carol, wife of Harry Grube, of Leesport; Paula Klopp, of Reading; and Ronald Madara, of Reading. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren: Ryan, Brett, and Justin Madara and Brandon Grube. Four great-grandchildren also survive. Jean leaves behind one sister; Judith, wife of the late Richard Hoffmaster, of Reading.

She is predeceased by her husband and six siblings.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2021 at 11AM at Stitzel Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 10-11AM. Burial will be held at Laureldale Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

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

Committal
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Laureldale Cemetery
4631 Pottsville Pike
Reading, PA 19605

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