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John Bruckart

August 17, 1934 — January 23, 2017

John W. "JB" Bruckart, 82, of Wyomissing, went to be with his Lord & Saviour on January 23, 2017. He is survived by his devoted wife, Carol (Hinnershitz) Bruckart, who shared 35 loving years together. He was the son of Russel S. & Geneva C. (Eidam) Bruckart.

John served as a Paratrooper in the United States Army during the Korean War. He graduated from Reading Business Institute and was employed by Hofmann Industries as a Manager for 27 years. He was an avid fisherman & hunter and enjoyed golfing & traveling.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons: Russel K. & Scott Bruckart; daughters: Roxanne Fiorvanti, Debra Fields, Kim Bienkowski & Sue Stoltzfus; and sisters: Clara Newpher, Ethel Soraparu & Geneva Bruckart; 9 Grandchildren & 3 Great Grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, John, Jr., and daughter, Connie Grady, brothers Russel, Robert & Walter Bruckart.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 28 at Reamstown Church of God, 400 Pfautz Hill Rd, Stevens, PA 17578, from 12:30-1:00 pm. A Celebration of Life service, followed by a light reception, will be held at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Veterans Making a Difference, 2412 Spring St, West Lawn, PA 19609. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th St., Reading, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at
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