OBITUARY

Lee H Breidigam

April 5, 1928July 7, 2012

Lee H. Breidigam, 84, of Newmanstown, PA, died Saturday, July 7, 2012 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading. He was the husband of Emma E. Bergman Breidigam to whom he was married for 61 years on June 19th. He was born on April 5, 1928 in Rockland Township, Berks County, a son of the late Solon Y. and Annie R. Cronrath Breidigam. Lee was a retired Quality Control Manager for Reading Alloys of Robesonia and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Millcreek Lutheran Church in Newmanstown where he served on church council and was the first lay leader of the congregation. He was a graduate of Kutztown High School, Pennsylvania State University, and was an avid Phillies fan and season ticket holder of the Hershey Bears. Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter, Brenda wife of Donald Long of Myerstown; son, Bryan husband of Linda Weaver Breidigam of Schaefferstown; grandchildren, Lori wife of Timothy Goss of Hummelstown; Christopher husband of Victoria Layser of Myerstown; Bethannie Breidigam of Greenville, NC; great grandchildren, Alexis Shollenberger, Emilie Goss, Steven Goss, Julia Goss and Solen Layser; three step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; sisters, Lena Breidigam of Topton; Erma widow of Paul Heffner of Fleetwood; Alma widow of Howard Hilbert of Boyertown. He was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Abigail Shollenberger and brother, Earl Breidigam. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 14th at 10:00 AM in the Millcreek Lutheran Church, N. Sheridan Road, P.O. Box 399, Newmanstown, PA 17073, with a visitation beginning on Saturday at 9:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to his church.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 14, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, July 14, 2012
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July 16, 2012

TO EMMA, BRENDA, BRYAN AND RELATIVES. WE SEND OUR CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF LEE FROM THIS EARTH. MAY HE BE BLESSED AS HE PASSES TO HIS NEW LIFE ABOVE. WITH MUCH LOVE FROM US IN YOUR TIME OF LOSS. BARRY L LONG, MICHIYO AND MICHELLE

July 16, 2012

Emma, I am so sorry to learn of Lee's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care and see you at a hockey game in Oct (hopefuly). Love, Alice & Mike Mallick

Martha Smith

July 12, 2012

The Berks Visiting Nurses send our deepest condolences to you in your time of loss. Marti Smith, Bereavement Services

Sherry Schaeffer

July 12, 2012

To Emma and family,

So sorry to hear of Lee's passing. Remember all the great times in your life together. Take care.

Debbie Tice

July 10, 2012

Many great memories of Lee & family at ELCO sporting events, and of course as part of the Millcreek family. Blessings to Emma, Bryan and Brenda and their families. May Lee be our special angel in heaven, cheering on his Phillies, Bears and Nittany Lions!

July 9, 2012

Emma and family,
Sorry to hear of Lee's passing. May God bless your entire family during this hard time. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Kathy, Jewl and David Madara

July 9, 2012

Emma and family,
So sad to hear of the passing of Lee. I will always cherish the times we shared when he was a resident at ECC. As the days go by remember all the fun times you shared with him. He will always be in my heart. I am so blessed to have met such a wonderful man and his wife. Debbie Runkel

July 9, 2012

To Emma, Brenda and Bryan:

Our sincerest condolences. May God bless you and provide comfort in these trying times.

Layne Strickler and family

July 9, 2012

Love you, Pop-pop.

FROM THE FAMILY