Jennie T. Schmehl (Difederico), 92 of Kenhorst passed away in the evening of January 12, 2023 at Berks Heim of natural causes.

Born May 18, 1930 in Reading, PA she was the daughter of the late Eva Mary and Sylvester Frederic. She was a graduate of Reading Catholic High School. She was the widow of the late Eugene N. Schmehl who died July 15, 2005, they were married 53 years.

She was employed by Raylon Corporation and later by Tiny Treasures Nursery School until her retirement. Jennie was a member of Saint Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Woman’s Club, and Green Valley Country Club.

Jennie and Eugene enjoyed their social activities, especially Saturday night's dancing with friends at Riveredge and Green Valley Country Club.

She is survived by a son, Ronald E. Schmehl married to Donna; two grandchildren, Tara wife of Lotan Chambers and Keith Schmehl both of Reading; a sister, Marguerite Yenser of Scottsdale, AZ; five great grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; three nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Marie Price and a great grandson, Adrien.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 322 S 5th St, Reading, PA 19602, with committal to follow at Gethsemane Cemetery’s Chapel of St. George, 3139 Kutztown Rd, Reading, PA 19605. Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2023, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church.

Kuhn Funeral Home, West Reading is honored to serve the Schmehl family. Condolences may be expressed at

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