Richard L. Wummer

January 10, 1929 ~ June 25, 2021 (age 92)


Richard Leon Wummer, 92, of Hyde Park, died June 25, 2021 at Berks Heim, Bern Township.


He was the widower of Alberta Mary (Felix) Wummer who died May 9, 2008.


Born, January 10, 1929, in Reading, he was a son of the late Paul C. and Anna L. (Chelius) Wummer.


Dick was a graduate of Reading High School.


He was employed with the Reading Post Office as a letter carrier for 28 ½ years, retiring in 1987.


He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.


Richard was a member of Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, Hyde Park.


He enjoyed flying airplanes and spending time at the Mid Atlantic Air Museum, where he was a member.  In his younger years, he enjoyed racing.  He was also a member of the 148th Fighter Squadron.


Surviving are his six children: Nicholas, husband of Theresa Wummer of Williamsport, PA; Andrew, husband of Faye Wummer of Laureldale; Roxane (Wummer), wife of Bradley Gilbert of Dunedin, FL; Cynthia (Wummer), wife of David Feltenberger of Muhlenberg Township; Denise “Dolly” Wummer of Hyde Park; and Donna (Wummer), wife of Gary Holowis of Chester Springs, PA.


There are also seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.


Dick was preceded in death by his sister, Pauline (Wummer) Benz, and by two stillborn sons, Timothy A. and Craig M. 


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 1st at 11 a.m. at Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, 3121 Kutztown Road, Reading (Muhlenberg Township), PA 19605. 


Viewings will be held Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale, and Thursday morning from 10-11 at the church.  Burial will follow the mass at Gethsemane Cemetery, Muhlenberg Township.

For those unable to attend the mass, you can access a live streamed version, at the bottom of Richard's obituary page, which can be found at


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Mid Atlantic Air Museum, 11 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19605 and/or Holy Guardian Angels Church, at the address above.


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June 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

July 1, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church (Kutztown Road, Laureldale)

Mass of Christian Burial
July 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church (Kutztown Road, Laureldale)

Video is available for this event

July 1, 2021

12:30 PM
Gethsemane Cemetery
3139 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19605

Video is available for this event

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