Joseph Lee Wamsher

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JOSEPH LEE WAMSHER, 74, OF AMITY TWP. Joseph Lee Wamsher, 74, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in his residence in Amity Twp., Berks Co. Born in Monocacy, he was the son of the late Jasper and Mary (Pinder) Wamsher. Joseph was employed as a machinist for 46 years for the former Birdsboro Corp., Birdsboro, retiring in 2001. He also worked as an auctioneer for Dieffenderfer Auctions. He was a member of the Monarch Fire Co., Monocacy, where he served as fire chief for nine years, the Amity Fire Co., and the West End Fire Co., of Stowe. He was also a member of the Berks Co. Fireman's Assoc., where he was a past President, the Berks Co. Fire Chiefs Assoc, the PA State Fireman's Assoc., and the Animal Rescue League. Joseph is survived by a friend, Gloria Heilman of Sinking Spring. Graveside Services will be held in Birdsboro Cemetery on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 2 p.m. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League, PO Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540. Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., Birdsboro, is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in The Mercury on Oct. 19, 2011
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