Georgeanne, “Peanut”, Rothenberger

Georgeanne Rothenberger, 83, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away Sunday, September 11th, at Berks Heim Nursing Home, Leesport, PA. 

Georgeanne was born in Reading, PA on December 23, 1938, a daughter of the late Anna (Cook) Hohl; and George Hohl.

She was the wife for 65 years of Richard Rothenberger, Sr. who survives her.

A member of Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church Laureldale, PA 19605, she worked as a Medical Assistant at Commonwealth Orthopaedic for 13 years and Donna DiJinio, DDS, retiring in 2001. She previously worked for Dr. Henry Miller.

Peanut loved bingo, going to Casinos, playing poker with beloved friends, and rub-off lottery tickets, but especially cooking Sunday meals for her family. Family meant everything to Peanut.

Peanut touched so many lives and everyone that met her will never forget her sense of humor and the tremendous amount of love she gave. We are all blessed for having known her and having her in our life. 

In addition to her husband, Richard, Georgeanne is survived by two daughters, Beth Youse, of Laureldale, and Christine, wife of Khanh Nguyen, of Reading, PA. along with two sons Richard Rothenberger, Jr., husband of Diane of Leesport, PA, and Mark S. Rothenberger of Reading.

She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Carly wife of Dan Weyandt, Allie Rothenberger, Amy M. Youse,
Jenna L. (Youse) wife of Vaughn Ragsdale, Ian Nguyen, husband of Sarah (Wagner) and Noah R. Nguyen fiance of Brooke Schlott, and 3 great grandchildren, Olive and Hazel Weyandt, and Sophia Nguyen,

The family would like to thank the staff at Berks Heim for taking such good care of our Peanut and being a part of her family away from home.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations in her name to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church 3121 Kutztown Rd, Reading, PA 19605.

Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6-8 PM and Thursday morning from 9-9:45 AM at John P. Feeney Funeral Home 625 N. 4th St, Reading, PA 19601. Procession will leave funeral home at 10 AM sharp. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM at Holy Guardian Angels Church.  Interment follows at Gethsemane Cemetery Reading, PA. 

Arrangements entrusted to John P. Feeney Funeral Home, Inc. 625 N. 4th Street at Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 610-372-4160. Obituary and condolences at

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