Shirley J. Mengel

January 5, 1936 - April 6, 2019
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Shirley J. Mengel, 83, of Hyde Park, passed away April 6, 2019 in the Reading Hospital where she was a patient for 1 week. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Claude W. and Evelyn L. (Helfrich) Fields. Shirley worked as a sales associate for J.C. Penney at the Fairgrounds Square Mall for 11 years until retiring. She was a 1954 graduate of Reading High School and enjoyed shopping, her family, especially her grandkids, and the family bungalow along the Schuylkill River. She is survived by her 3 sons – Scott A. Mengel husband of Lisa Reinert-Mengel, Jere L. husband of Tammy Mengel, Brad A. Mengel companion of Christopher Good, all of Reading, her sister – Dawn M. widow od Frank Bucca, Reading and her 3 granddaughters – twins Hanna & Casey Mengel and Julia Mengel. A celebration of Shirley’s life will be celebrated privately. Please remember Shirley by making a contribution to Berks Encore – Meals on Wheels program, 40 N. 9th St., Reading, PA 19601 or the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 900, Arlington, PA 22202. The Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Shillington, is assisting the Mengel family.

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American Diabetes Association

2451 Crystal Drive
Suite 900
Arlington, PA 22202

Meals on Wheels

40 N. 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601


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Born: January 5, 1936
Died: April 6, 2019

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Adele Geddio posted on 4/8/19

Sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing her and talking to her on the front porch. Our hearts go out to the family. Adele & Tony