Frank W. Kasprowicz Sr., 91, of Sinking Spring, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 in his residence. He was the

husband of Barbara O. (Behrenshausen)

Kasprowicz, with whom he shared 67 years of marriage on June 16th.

Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Frank W. and Frieda (Knott) Kasprowicz.

He was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church.

He was a 1944 graduate of Wernersville High School and a graduate of Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute.

He was an Army Veteran, having served in active duty in WWII, where he saw action on the front lines, and he also served as an interpreter in France and Germany.

He was a member of the Reading Liederkranz, and was one of the founders and first president of the Reading Schuhplattlers. He enjoyed bee keeping, gardening and had a love for music, especially the piano. He was an avid baker and enjoyed cooking. He also spent many years forming the Kasprowicz genealogy tree.

He retired after 43 years as a Supervisor from Rockwell International.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Frank W. Kasprowicz Jr., husband of Emilia B., Mt. Penn; a daughter, Beverly A., wife of William J. Butts, Hershey; two brothers, Raymond Kasprowicz, Wernersville, and Robert

Kasprowicz, Pennsburg; three grandchildren: Frieda, wife of August Buck, Esther Kasprowicz and Matthew

Kasprowicz; and two great grandchildren, Paloma Buck, and August Buck Jr.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Alfred and Ernest Kasprowicz.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m.,

Wednesday, Nov. 22nd, at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman

Catholic Church, 2810 St. Alban's Dr., Sinking Spring. A viewing will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the church. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Lamm & Witman Funeral Home, 243 W. Penn Ave., is handling


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in memory of Frank.

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