Ida Irene Reader
Ida Irene Reader, 80, of Hawk Run, died Thursday, December 1, 2016, at her residence.
Born November 30, 1936, in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Julius and Margaret (Knepp) Rech.
Ida was of the Christian faith.
She was a graduate of the former Philipsburg High School. She was a homemaker. She was also employed as an assembler for about 10 years with the former Centre Engineering, Osceola Mills.
Ida’s hobbies included corresponding with numerous pen pals and spending time on the computer.
Ida was married on November 26, 1955, in Winchester, Virginia, to Robert Ray Reader, whom preceded her in death on July 15, 2014.
In addition to her parents and husband; Ida was also preceded in death by one son, James Reader; one granddaughter, Alicia Reader; and one grandson, Robert Reader.
She is survived by one daughter, Peggy Custred, of Hawk Run; five sons: Don Reader, of Lake Worth, Fla., Dan Reader and his wife, Tracy, of Houtzdale, Steve Reader and his companion, Roxanne Carter, of Houtzdale, Bill Reader and his wife, Olga, of Miami, Fla., and Rob Reader and his companion, Cindy Demchak, of Houtzdale; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; two brothers: Joseph Rech and his wife, Myrtle, of (Twigg Settlement) RD Philipsburg, and William Rech and his wife, Christine, of Midlothian, Virginia; one sister, Ann Scott and her husband, Ross, of FL.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held today, December 3, 2016 at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Pastor Mary Emery, Officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ida’s memory to the Clearfield County SPCA, 275 21st. Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com