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Robert M. Nagle, PhD

March 24, 1937 ~ July 27, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


        Robert M. Nagle, PhD, 86, of Exeter Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family July 27, 2023 in the Reading Hospital where he was a patient.

        Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Leroy F. and Mildred (Wert) Nagle. He was the loving husband of Carol E. (Schwalm) Nagle. They would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on August 25th.

        Bob was a 1955 graduate of Reading High School, where he played various sports and was involved in many of their musical programs. He received his BS degree in Psychology from Albright College in 1960 and Masters and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University in 1967.

        Upon his return to Pennsylvania, he started the Young Adult Unit, an in-patient program for adolescents, at Wernersville State Hospital. In 1977 he founded Advances of Berks County, a day treatment center for adolescents in Reading. He moved to Lima, Ohio in 1994 where he served as the Director of Family Resource Center, a five-county mental health agency for adolescents. He returned to Reading in 2000 and worked at Berks Counseling Associates in Wyomissing until his retirement in 2017.

Bob served as President of Kiwanis Club of Lima, OH and was a member of APA (American Psychological Assn.), PPA (Pennsylvania Psychological Assn.) and Immanuel UCC, where he served on consistory. He loved various sports, including biking and skiing, and traveling throughout the world and to the theatre in NYC.

        Surviving in addition to his wife Carol are his daughters – Deborah Nagle, PhD, Watertown, MA, Kimberly Nagle Seidel, Sinking Spring, his grandchildren – Katrina Seidel, PharmD, Levittown, and William Seidel, Philadelphia, several cousins and a niece. Along with his parents, Bob was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth Lantz.

        The Nagle family would like to thank the staff of Rehab-1, Peace of Mind, and the nurses at Tower Health, T1, for their excellent care given to Bob.

        A Celebration of Bob’s Life will he held on Friday, August 4, 2023 at 11:00 AM from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Rev. Jayme Babczak will officiate. Entombment in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township. In lieu of flowers, please honor Bob by contributing to The Michael J. Fox, Foundation, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163 or Immanuel UCC, 99 S. Waverly Street, Shillington, PA 19607.

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Celebration of Life
August 4, 2023

11:00 AM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
1 E Lancaster Ave
Shillington, PA 19607

Graveside Service
August 4, 2023

12:00 PM
Forest Hills Memorial Park
391 West Neversink Road
Reading, PA 19606

Please note
Rev. Jayme Babczak will officiate

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