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Raymond D. Kissling

January 5, 1934 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 85)


Raymond D. Kissling, 85, of Bernville, passed away Friday, June 7th in Penn State St. Joseph Hospital.

Raymond was married to the late Gloria M. (Balthaser) Kissling who passed away April 30, 2008.

Raymond was a member of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bernville.

Raymond was employed for many years as a crane operator for the former Dana Corp, Parish Division, in Reading.

In earlier years Raymond was very involved in BARA, Bernville Area Recreation Assoc.

Raymond was a former Scout Master at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Bass fishing was a passion of Raymond’s. He loved to go bass fishing and was a member of the Bass Masters.

Surviving are two children, Keith R. Kissling, husband of Cynthia Kissling and Kathy A. Oberly, wife of Durk R. Oberly both of Womelsdorf.

 There are five grandchildren, Lindsay, Taylor, and Michael Kissling and Jason and Hanna Oberly.

Also, there are thirteen great grandchildren.

There is a brother, Gene Kissling.

Raymond is predeceased by two children, Wendy D. Kissling and Randy L. Kissling.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 14th at 1 pm in the Kirkhoff Funeral Home, 206 N, Main St., Bernville with Reverend Karen Althouse officiating.

A viewing will be held on Friday from Noon until 1 pm in the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Haags Cemetery in Bernville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, 537 N. Main St., Bernville, PA 19506.



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June 14, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Kirkoff Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Bernville, PA 19506

Funeral Service
June 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Kirkhoff Funeral Home
206 N. Main Street
Bernville, PA 19506

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