Grace (Cassaro) Schlarb

  • "To the family...I am so very sorry for loss. Gracie was a..."
    - Linda McBee
  • "Heinrich, you are in our prayers. Grace touched so many..."
    - John Printz
  • "To Grace's Family, I am so sorry to hear of Grace's..."
    - Rosalie Bellanca
  • "To the Schlarb family, I was saddened to read about Grace's..."
    - Mia Wink
    - Steven Cassaro

Grace (Cassaro) Schlarb entered into

eternal rest on August 9, 2018, at Reading Hospital.

Born on June 6, 1932, in Pittston, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Trisa (Cosentino) and Steve Cassaro.

She was the devoted wife of Heinrich Schlarb, with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. They were married August 28, 1976.

Grace was a 1949 graduate of Reading High School.

Employed by various banks for over 20 years, she started out as a teller and became an instructor for National

Central Bank, later working in the International

Department of American Bank. Grace formerly worked as an operator for Bell Telephone.

Grace was also a beauty consultant and color analyst, last working at the Jeanette Shop in Reading.

A member of St. Margaret's Choir for over twenty years, Grace loved singing. She and Heinrich were also regulars on the dance floor at the Liederkranz German Club.

Before her illness, she enjoyed traveling to many places with her husband; one of the main highlights was their

pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Egypt and Rome in 2000.

In addition to her husband Heinrich, Grace is survived by three children: Denise (Kubala), wife of Robert Newmyer, Pine Bush, N.Y.; Joseph S. Kubala, Queens, N.Y.; and

Michael C. Kubala, New City, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Dr. Robert Newmyer (Ismeldy) and great-grandson, Thomas, Syracuse, N.Y., and Lindsay (Newmyer), wife of Jerry Dancho, Saylorsburg, Pa.; two stepchildren, Heinrich Schlarb (Crystal), Lebanon, Pa., and Martina (Schlarb), wife of Alan Dahl, Wyomissing, Pa.; and three step-grandchildren: Alex and Erika Dahl, and Jonathan Schlarb.

Also surviving is a brother, Albert Cassaro, Las Vegas, Nev., and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 11 a.m., at St. Ignatius Loyola R.C. Church, 2810 St. Albans Drive, Sinking Spring, PA 19608. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour before the Mass from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Grace's honor to St. Ignatius Loyola Parish at the above address. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc., West Reading, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be

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Published in Reading Eagle on Aug. 12, 2018