The Life of Jack E. Ream

Jack E. Ream, 75, of Fleetwood, died on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in his home.  Born in Rockland Township, he was a son of the late George J., Sr., and Catherine E. (Seidel) Ream. He honorably and faithfully served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army, with service during the Vietnam War.  Jack was employed as a truck mechanic for Eastern Industries, Kutztown, for over 30 years until his retirement. Jack was a member of Ray A. Master Post 217, American Legion, Topton, and Lyons Fire Company, Lyons. He loved animals, enjoyed riding motorcycles and auto racing.

Jack is survived by his three sisters, Ruth E. (Ream) Gauby, Fleetwood, Betty J. (Ream) Snyder, Temple, and June D. (Ream) McKently, Fleetwood. In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his brothers, John G. Ream, Ronald G. Ream, George J. Ream, Jr., and Dick H. Ream.

A memorial service to celebrate Jack's life will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, with Reverend Corrine R. Dautrich officiating.  Interment, with military honors provided by Ray A. Master Post 217, American Legion Honor Guard, Topton, and The Pennsylvania Military Honor Guard, Fort Indiantown Gap, will follow in New Jerusalem Union Cemetery, Fleetwood (Rockland Township).  Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. 

The family requests contributions be made in Jack's memory to  Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508.  Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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Uncle Jack

I will always remember your laughter & smile Uncle Jack. Forever in my heart. Rest in Peace. 💔 🇱🇷

Posted by Debi D on 2/13/2018

Uncle Jack

I remember your soft laughter and fun-loving sense of humor.  From The Three Stooges to silly pet antics to tales of everyday happenings of the kids in the family, always put a smile on your face. This I will hold in my heart as "my Uncle Jack." Your quiet presence and gentle nature will be greatly missed. May you Rest In Peace. With love, Karen

Posted by Karen H on 2/14/2018

Rest in peace

I always enjoyed sharing my birthday with you, and how you entertained me with a soda at the bar when I had my birthday sleepovers. Rest In Peace, Uncle Jack. 


Posted by Jessica B on 2/16/2018