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Desmond Cooper Sr

Jun 12, 1991 - Nov 15, 2023

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Pottstown, PA

Mr. Desmond Y. Cooper, Sr. transitioned on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, in Georgia at the age of 32. He will be missed by his loving family and friends. A service of remembrance will be held on Monday, December 4, 2023, at Mount Olive Baptist Church 240 Mintzer, Pottstown PA 19464. The public viewing will be held from 9:00 am to 11:00 am with a service to start at 11:00 am. The interment will be held Second Baptist Cemetery Douglasville, PA. Please keep them in your prayers. To to the famil...Read More

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Mrs. Barbara J. (Motto) Burhans

Jul 09, 1955 - Feb 26, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Mrs. Barbara J. (Motto) Burhans, 68, of Pottstown, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, February 26, 2024, at her home. Born July 9, 1955, in Pottstown, Barbara was the daughter of the late Donald R. and Mary V. (Riddle) Motto. Her husband of 42 years, William J. Burhans, passed away on May 20, 2019. Barbara was a registered nurse working at Jefferson University Hospital for 15 years. She also worked at Coventry Family Care, Phoenixville Hospital, and as a school nurse for the Phoenixville Area School District. She was a member of the American Association of Operating Room Nurses and a certified school nurse. Barbara was a member of Shenkel United Church of Christ, Pottstown, where she taught nursery for 30 years. She was a 1973 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School, and a 1976 graduate of the Chester County Hospital School of Nursing. Barbara went on to earn her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Immaculata University. She enjoyed horseback riding, exercising, water aerobics, reading, going to the beach, and her newest hobby, playing pickleball. Barbara is survived by her children, Vicky Lynn (Jones) Hyde, wife of William Hyde, Coffee Springs, AL, William Terryll Jones, Echo, UT, Erik Stromness, husband of Stefanie Stromness, Dixon, CA, Erika Lynn (Burhans) Price, wife of Kim Price, Fleetwood, Heather L. Burhans Tran, wife of Cha ?u Tran, Randallstown, MD, and Everett F. Burhans II, husband of Holly Brookfield, Front Royal, VA. She is also survived by her sisters, Kathryn Motto, wife of Gideon Margolis, San Diego, CA, and Annette Motto Toro, wife of David Haas, Delmar, DE, 4 grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren. Memorial Services for Barbara will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 2:00 pm at Shenkel UCC Church, 1580 Shenkel Road, Pottstown, PA. A visitation will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Shenkel UCC Church, 1580 Shenkel Rd, Pottstown, PA 19465 or to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Avenue, 5th Fl, Norwalk, CT 06851. Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Barbara and her family. Online condolences may be offered at www.WalbertFuneralHome.com. To to the family or in memory of Mrs. Barbara J. (Motto) Burhans, please

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Ion T. Moscu

Jan 05, 1972 - Feb 14, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Ion T. Moscu, 52, of Pottstown, PA, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2024. He was the husband of Alma V. Georgescu. Born in Bucharest, Romania, he was the son of Beatrice Moscu, of Romania, and the late Teodor Moscu. Ion graduated from St. Sava High School and Romanian-American University. He was a truck driver for N-Trans for many years.In addition to his mother and wife, Ion is survived by his daughters Anouk Moscu, of Pottstown, and Laura Huica, of London.Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, with services beginning at 11:00 am at St. Andrew Romanian Orthodox Church, 5640 Boyertown Pike, Birdsboro, PA 19508. Interment will follow at Schwarzwald Cemetery, Jacksonwald, PA. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

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Robert W. Sherman, Jr.

Dec 16, 1953 - Feb 07, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Robert W. Sherman, Jr. 70, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, February 7th, 2024. Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Robert W. Sherman Sr. and Betty (Levengood) Sherman. Robert was married to Barbara (Reinert) for 33 years but spend 41 years together. He worked for Doehler-Jarvis as a Die setter for 29 years. He loved to ride on his Harley and was a motorcycle enthusiast. He was a coach and a representative for Pottstown PAL football program. Robert also enjoyed time with his wife and his family. Robert is survived by his wife Barbara, his son Jeremy, Brother Bill, sister-in-law Liz and niece Stephanie.Whelan Schwartz Funeral home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.whelanschwartz.com

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Matthew James Overdorf

Oct 12, 1973 - Feb 27, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Matthew James Overdorf, 50, peacefully passed away on February 27, 2024, at his home in Pottstown, PA. Born in Pottstown, PA, on October 12, 1973, Matt was the son of the late Mickey and Ann (Zlotnick) Overdorf.Matt graduated from Pottstown High School in 1994, and worked as a machine operator for SFS for eight years. In his spare time, Matt enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing, going on car rides, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, cooking (especially spicy foods), and spending time with his family and friends. Additionally, he was a dedicated member of the Stonersville Fire Company.Matt is lovingly remembered by his fiancée, Shay Gery; his son, Johnathan (& Kendall Eisenhard) Overdorf; his grandson, Dallas Overdorf; his siblings, Mark Overdorf, Kelly Ann (& John) Horvat, and Tracy (& Thomas) Chiyka; his four nieces and one nephew, Angela Horvat, Amanda Lynne Horvat, Allison Horvat, Kyleigh Ann Yost, and Brenden Yost; and his black cat, Mo.A viewing will take place on March 2, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 10:30 a.m. A webcast of Matt’s services will be available beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please visit https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/index.php?data=MTcwOTE1ODcxMDI5Nzk5NiZvbmVyb29tLWFkbWluJmNvcHlfbGluaw== to view the webcast. If you have any questions, please call (610) 323-8220.To honor Matt's love for the Dallas Cowboys and his favorite color, blue, the family invites everyone to wear something Cowboys-themed, blue, or just comfy jeans to his Life Celebration, reflecting his easygoing style.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Matt’s memory to Cat Angel Network, PO Box 3071, Stowe, PA 19464. Additionally, guests are welcome to bring their contributions directly to the service on Saturday.

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Matthew James Overdorf

Oct 12, 1973 - Feb 27, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Matthew James Overdorf, 50, peacefully passed away on February 27, 2024, at his home in Pottstown, PA. Born in Pottstown, PA, on October 12, 1973, Matt was the son of the late Mickey and Ann (Zlotnick) Overdorf.Matt graduated from Pottstown High School in 1994, and worked as a machine operator for SFS for eight years. In his spare time, Matt enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing, going on car rides, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, cooking (especially spicy foods), and spending time with his family and friends. Additionally, he was a dedicated member of the Stonersville Fire Company.Matt is lovingly remembered by his fiancée, Shay Gery; his son, Johnathan (& Kendall Eisenhard) Overdorf; his grandson, Dallas Overdorf; his siblings, Mark Overdorf, Kelly Ann (& John) Horvat, and Tracy (& Thomas) Chiyka; his four nieces and one nephew, Angela Horvat, Amanda Lynne Horvat, Allison Horvat, Kyleigh Ann Yost, and Brenden Yost; and his black cat, Mo.A viewing will take place on March 2, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 10:30 a.m. A webcast of Matt’s services will be available beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please visit https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/index.php?data=MTcwOTE1ODcxMDI5Nzk5NiZvbmVyb29tLWFkbWluJmNvcHlfbGluaw== to view the webcast. If you have any questions, please call (610) 323-8220.To honor Matt's love for the Dallas Cowboys and his favorite color, blue, the family invites everyone to wear something Cowboys-themed, blue, or just comfy jeans to his Life Celebration, reflecting his easygoing style.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Matt’s memory to Cat Angel Network, PO Box 3071, Stowe, PA 19464. Additionally, guests are welcome to bring their contributions directly to the service on Saturday.

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Larry Darnell Brown

Feb 20, 1950 - Feb 24, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Larry Darnell Brown, known affectionately as “LB,” “Downtown Larry Brown,” and “Pretty Willie” to his grandfather, peacefully departed this life on February 24, 2024, at the age of 74, in the Pottstown Hospital Intensive Care Unit. Born on February 20, 1950 in York County, Virginia, Larry's journey was one of faith, joy, and profound impact. Larry's life was a tapestry of remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to his passions. He was a proud graduate of Phoenixville High School. He excelled as a wrestler, a football coach, a softball player, and earned the esteemed title of state champion wrestler. However, it was in the roles of a devoted father and grandfather that Larry's legacy truly flourished. A cherished member of private clubs FOE, St. Gabe’s, and the Firehouse, Larry found solace in the rhythm of his daily routines and the camaraderie of friends. With a talent for song, dance, and card games, he was known as the "Grill Master," whose legendary ribs and chicken brought delight to countless gatherings. Larry found joy in gardening, adored westerns, and fervently supported his beloved Philadelphia Eagles. His love extended to his cherished canine companions, Spirit, Brandy, and Coco Chanel. Larry's generous spirit touched many lives as he mentored young men in the community and coached PAL football. He embodied integrity, warmth, and a magnetic charisma that left an indelible mark on all who knew him. Even in the face of health challenges, Larry's faith in God, strength, and resilience never wavered. Larry was a dedicated employee at Graphic Packaging, where his commitment and hard work were evident to all. He had planned to retire in 2024, looking forward to new adventures and cherished time with loved ones. Larry leaves behind a legacy of love that transcends generations. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Jessica Sykes, wife of Jymal Sykes Sr., and his adoring grandchildren, Allyana and Jymal Sykes Jr., along with his stepson Corey Beasley (wife Marshelle). He is also mourned by his brothers Alfred Brown (wife Diane), Johnie Mac Brown (Angel), and Jessie Brown, as well as his companion Tina, her son and grandchildren. Larry will be deeply missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends including Clarence, Ozzie, Bill, Patti, Al, Carla, Mike, Sonny and many others. Larry is now reunited in heaven with his beloved parents, George W. Brown Sr. and Frances E. Brown, his sisters Joy Lynn Ingram and Edna Louise Flagg, and his brother George W. Brown Jr. Though he has left this earthly realm, Larry's legacy of love, laughter, and kindness will forever resonate in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him. Rest peacefully, our dear Larry. Your memory will continue to inspire us, and your spirit will live on in our cherished memories. A Homegoing service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Bethel Community Church in Pottstown at 11 a.m. A public viewing will be held prior to service from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. at the Church. Warker~Troutman Funeral Home Inc is honored to serve the Brown family.

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Robert H. Kent

Dec 25, 1929 - Feb 21, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Robert H. Kent, age 94, Widower of Ruth E. (Bartholomew) Kent of Boyertown. Passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 in the Pottstown Nursing And Rehab. Born in Allentown, PA. He was the only son of Lucy (Schappell) and George Kent. Robert was a welder and maintenance mechanic. He was a member of Good Shepherd UCC, Boyertown. Robert was a member of Friendship Hook and Ladder Fire Co., the NRA, he was an honorary member of the PA Sheriffs Association.A well as a member of the Boyertown and Popodicon Rod and Gun Clubs. He is survived by his children, Bruce R. husband of Bonnie K. Kent of Shanesville and Jean E. wife of Scott Thatcher of Greenville, NC. Grandchildren, Tracie Dinnocenti, Erica Metrock and Heather Lewis. Great Grandchildren, Emma and Nicholas Dinnocenti, Benjamin Dugan, Samantha Metrock,Lydia Lewis, Luca Ditore. Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc. 111 North Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA. 19512.

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Robert Michael Ribick Jr.

Feb 19, 1959 - Feb 17, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Robert Michael Ribick Jr., 64, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on February 17, 2024, at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Phoenixville, PA, on February 19, 1959, Bob was the son of Barbara (Gable) Ribick-Chiusano and the late Robert M. Ribick Sr.Bob graduated from Spring-Ford Area High School in 1977 and later earned his associate degree. He then worked at Dana Incorporated in Pottstown and, subsequently, at RevSpring in Oaks as an electronic technician. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and achieved the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Additionally, he served as a past Scoutmaster for Troop 58 in Phoenixville, PA.Bob is lovingly remembered by his mother, Barbara (& Michael) Ribick-Chiusano; his sisters, Donna Ribick and Denise Mauger; and his nieces, Melissa Stimmel and Alexis Mauger.In addition to his father, Bob was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Michael and Anna Ribick; his maternal grandparents, Bessie and Ernest Gable; his brother, Richard Ribick; his nephew, Cory Mauger; and his uncle, George Ribick.Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.

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Robert Michael Ribick Jr.

Feb 19, 1959 - Feb 17, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Robert Michael Ribick Jr., 64, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on February 17, 2024, at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Phoenixville, PA, on February 19, 1959, Bob was the son of Barbara (Gable) Ribick-Chiusano and the late Robert M. Ribick Sr.Bob graduated from Spring-Ford Area High School in 1977 and later earned his associate degree. He then worked at Dana Incorporated in Pottstown and, subsequently, at RevSpring in Oaks as an electronic technician. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and achieved the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Additionally, he served as a past Scoutmaster for Troop 58 in Phoenixville, PA.Bob is lovingly remembered by his mother, Barbara (& Michael) Ribick-Chiusano; his sisters, Donna Ribick and Denise Mauger; and his nieces, Melissa Stimmel and Alexis Mauger.In addition to his father, Bob was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Michael and Anna Ribick; his maternal grandparents, Bessie and Ernest Gable; his brother, Richard Ribick; his nephew, Cory Mauger; and his uncle, George Ribick.Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.

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Colleen A. Elliott

Jan 13, 1964 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pottstown, PA

Colleen A. Elliott Colleen A. ( Schimpf ) Elliott , 60 , of Pottstown , PA passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024 . She was born in Norristown , Pa on January 13, 1964 , the daughter of the late John Schimpf and Mary Anne ( Friel ) Schimpf Roy . Colleen Has been living in Pottstown, formerly of Collegeville and Lafayette Hill. She attended SS. Philip Neri School in Lafayette Hill, St. Mary's School in Schwenksville Grade schools and St Pius High School and Graduated from Perkiomen Valley High School in 1982. She was the Past Treasurer of Lower Pottsgrove Sportsman Club. She worked in Accounting with Health Now Health Insurance Co . She is survived by her Parents Mary Anne and Felix Roy of Royersford, Partner Robert Cohrac of Pottstown, Brother John Schimpf of Skippack, Sister Megan (& Keith) Balink of Stowe, Brother Kevin (& Stacy) Schimpf of Collegeville, Sister Theresa (& Evan) Mintzer of Pottstown, Brother Kevin (& Kimberly) Roy of Crownsville, MD, Sister Erin (& William) Mueller of Trappe, Sister Peggy (& Donnie) Black of Skippack, Step Son Kevin Lytle of Pottstown, Step Daughter Katie Cohrac of Spring City, Also survived by many Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews. Her Funeral Mass w ill be held Monday, February 26, 2024 at 11:00 AM from St. Eleanor's RC Church , 647 Locust Street , Collegeville , PA . Friends ma y call on Sunday, February 25, 2024 fr om 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home , 224 West Main Street , Trappe , PA . Interment will be private in St. Patrick Cemetery, East Norriton, Pa. Memorial Contributio ns may be made in h er memory to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 200, Manhattah Beach, CA 90266. Ar rangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home , 224 West Main Street , Trappe , PA , (610) 489-7900 . www. msrfh .com .

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