Obituary for Mrs. June P. Bruno

June P. (Knabb) Bruno, 86, of Kutztown, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. She was the widow of John J. Bruno, Jr. who died November 2, 2015, and whom she married April 2, 1955.


Born in Oley Township, June was a daughter of the late Alfred P. and Beulah S. (Prutzman) Knabb. She was a 1953 graduate of Kutztown Area High School and was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Kutztown.


Following her high school graduation, June worked as a switch board operator at Bell Telephone Company in Philadelphia. For most of her life, June was a Mother and homemaker. She later worked for the former David Crystal Company in Kutztown. Most recently, June was employed by Kutztown Area School District for 18 years, working as a cafeteria worker at Greenwich Elementary School from 1984 until her retirement in 2002.


June enjoyed baking and camping but above all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


June is survived by her daughters, Teresa L. (Bruno) wife of Ron E. Moro, Orlando, FL, Loretta J. (Bruno), wife of Martin D. Igo, Orefield; sons, Joseph J., husband of Tammy S. (Adam) Bruno, Lenhartsville, Dean R., husband of Dena M. (Geisinger) Bruno, Lenhartsville, Mark B. Bruno, Orlando, FL; eight grandchildren, three step grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild; and sister, Eleanor P. Sechler, Strausstown.


Along with her husband and parents, June was predeceased by her siblings, Nevin Knabb, Helen Manbeck, Fern Ziegler, Grace Haring, David Knabb, Rhea M. Siegfried, Anne P. Seidel, John R. Knabb, Sr. and Alfred P. Knabb.


A funeral service to celebrate and honor June's life will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in Ludwick Funeral Homes and Cremation Care, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, with The Reverend John C. Maria, officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville.


Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Monday morning from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.


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The family requests contributions be made in June's memory to the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church 14833 Kutztown Rd., Kutztown, PA 19530.


Ludwick Funeral Homes and Cremation Care, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at