Doris (Rickenbach) Brightbill

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Doris Lorraine (Rickenbach) Brightbill, 71, of Rockland Township, died December 29, 2018, at Tower

Health-Reading Hospital, West Reading.

She was the wife of Bruce David Brightbill, to whom she was married June 24, 1967.

Born January 3, 1947, in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Jacob and Doris Lorraine (Long)


Doris was a 1965 graduate of Reading High School.

She was employed with J. & Winston Radiology, Reading, as a medical transcriptionist for 20 years.

An avid gardener, Doris enjoyed growing flowers.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her two

children, James R., husband of Lori (Dunkel) Brightbill, of Maidencreek Township, and Leigh J. Brightbill, wife of

Terry Howe, of Bloomington, Ind.

Other survivors include her two sisters, MaryEllen Boscelli, of Birdsboro, and Colleen Schulze, of Amity


There are also two grandsons.

Doris will be greatly missed by her all of her family and her dear friends.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., Oley, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:

, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

For online condolences, visit

Funeral Home
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc
423 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547
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Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 4, 2019
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