Cheryl L. Anspach

July 25, 1962February 5, 2014
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Cheryl L. (Lerch) Anspach, 51, of Mt. Penn, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of John T. Anspach; the couple married on May 6, 1989. Born in Reading on July 25, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Richard Sr. and Darlene (Sweeney) Lerch.

She was a 1980 graduate of Exeter High School. Cheryl was last employed with Elite Sportswear as a packer, and prior to that she worked many years for Vanity Fair as a floor supervisor. She enjoyed bingo, going camping, going to casinos and traveling, as long as she was not the driver.

In addition to her husband, John, Cheryl is survived by two children: Nicole M. and Richard T. Anspach of Reading; stepdaughter, Porshia R. Derr of Lebanon; a grandson, Colton M. Santiago, and two brothers: Richard Lerch Jr. and Keith Lerch.

A celebration of Cheryl's life will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2014 in Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Rd., Reading, PA 19606. Family and friends will be received in the funeral home Monday from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Guests are asked to wear tie-dye T-shirts and jeans in honor of Cheryl.


  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2014
  • A Celebration of Life Monday, February 10, 2014

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Beth Trate

February 10, 2014

I just want to thank you (again) for being a second home and fantastic family for my daughter. You will be forever in our hearts.

Janine (Wentzel) Ziegler

February 10, 2014

My condolences to Cheryl family. I worked with Cheryl at Vanity Fair back in the 80's, she was a wonderful woman, may she rest in peace. God Speed my friend!

Judy Cramner

February 9, 2014

Love you and will always remember the fun we had together.

Debi and Kay Parker

February 8, 2014

Cheryl, you will be greatly missed and will always be in our hearts. To the family, our love and prayers are always with you.

Laura Wunder

February 7, 2014

my thoughts are with you. if you need anything please let me know.Hugs.

Laura Mitchell

February 7, 2014

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Tony Elmo

February 7, 2014

My condolence to Cheryl's family, I drove
her on the Shuttle Bus at VF for many years, a very nice person, may she rest in piece.

February 7, 2014

Cindy Brewer you will be greatly missed and we will always love ya kiddo may you rest in peace now