Gerald R. Irwin, of Reading, passed away February 22, 2012 at 2:30 pm in his residence of natural causes. Born in West Reading he was the son of the late Arthur C. and Geraldine (Yocum) Irwin. Mr. Irwin was employed by CarTech as a laborer. He is survived by his nieces Linda M. wife of James R. Billman of Temple, Carol A. Zimmerli of State College and his nephew Steven W. Irwin of Strausstown. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Arlene R. Irwin of West Lawn and his loving companion Peggy Evans with whom he last resided.