OBITUARY

Kenneth Elwood Piper

November 16, 1958February 26, 2019
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Kenneth Elwood Piper 60, passed away Tuesday February 26, 2019 in his Reading residence. He is survived by his wife Rosalind (Statton) Piper.

Ken was born in Reading on November 16, 1958 a son of Julia M (Norman) Piper of Sinking Spring and the late Ernest R Piper. He was a 1976 Reading High School graduate. Ken was an avid Philadelphia 76ers and Eagles fan and all around sports and music guru.

Also surviving are his 2 daughters; Julia Piper and Sareena Piper both of Philadelphia, his siblings; Shirley widow of Richard McCuller of Pottsville, Jeffrey A and his wife Helen E Piper of Harrisburg, Kathryn L Piper of Sinking Spring, Edward and his wife Linda Piper of Wake Forest, NC., 2 grandchildren; Madeline Rookwood and Guymore Rookwood, his nephew and like a brother, Rich Terrell, and Desiree and Richard Jr who he considered like grandchildren.

He also leaves behind nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and close family friends. Ken was predeceased by his sister, Lori Ann Piper.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday March 2, 2019 at 2pm in Theo C Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading. A gathering will be Saturday 1-2pm in the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.theocauman.com

  • FAMILY

  • Ernest R. Piper, Father
  • Julia M. Piper, Mother
  • Rosalind Piper, Spouse
  • Julia Piper, Daughter
  • Sareena Piper, Daughter
  • Madelina Rookwood, Grandchild
  • Guymore Rookwood, Grandchild
  • Shirley McCuller, Sister
  • Richard C. McCuller, Brother-in-law
  • Jeffrey A. Piper, Brother
  • Helen E. Piper, Sister-in-law
  • Kathryn L. Piper, Sister
  • Edward Piper, Brother
  • Linda Piper, Sister-in-law
  • Lori Ann Piper, Sister
  • Also surviving are his nephew that was like a brother, Rich Terrell and his children, Desiree and Richard, Jr.

    Additionally, a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and close family friends survive.

Services

  • Gathering Saturday, March 2, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

Kenneth Elwood Piper

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Kathy Greiss

March 12, 2019

We just learned of Ken’s passing. Ken was a tenant who lived in our building for several years. We knew him as a very kind and gentle soul who was honest and hard working. He was a pleasure to work with and always greeted us with a warm smile. We are sorry to hear of his passing and our prayers go out to his family and friends.

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