Janet (Schlappich) Dengler

  • "A good friend who always helped me. You are missed Janet."
    - Joel Dennis

Janet L. (Schlappich) Dengler, 76, of Muhlenberg

Township, passed away following a short stay at Reading Hospital Tower Health.

Born in Bernville, she was the daughter of Elsie (Schlappich) Bare of Bernville. For 28 and one-half years, Janet served as benefits coordinator for the County of Berks. Janet enjoyed gambling and bingo, watching the Hallmark and Lifetime channels, shopping at Boscov's and spending time with friends and family. She loved baseball and especially enjoyed watching her beloved Boston Red Sox and Brooklyn Dodgers.

In addition to her mother, Janet is survived by her

children, Michele Harding, wife of Thomas Fries, of

Leesport; and Stephen Harding, husband of Jennifer

Harding, of Columbus, Ga. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Stephanie Harding and Cayla Harding; her great-grandchild, Ava Ashmore; her siblings: Lee Bare,

husband of Jeanie Bare, of Womelsdorf; Irvin Bare Jr.

(Junior), of Bernville; Mary Jane Moyer, wife of Jim Moyer, of Bernville; and Frank Bare, husband of June Bare, of


A celebration of Janet's life will be held on Tuesday,

January 8, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Kirkhoff Funeral Home, 206 N. Main Street, Bernville. Friends and family are

welcome to call from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Rev. Dr. Daniel Lute will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered in Janet's memory to the of PA, 2200 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18104.

Condolences may be offered to Janet's family at


Kirkhoff Funeral Home of Bernville is entrusted with


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206 N. Main Street
Bernville, PA 19506
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Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 6, 2019
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