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William Papoutsis, Sr

February 27, 1950 — March 20, 2019

William Papoutsis Sr., 69, of Reading, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:30am at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late George and Bessie (Assemes) Papoutsis.
William is survived by wife, Ida M. (Houck) Papoutsis, his two sons: William Papoutsis Jr., husband of Jessie Papoutsis of Mohnton and Nicholas Papoutsis, husband of Raelynn Papoutsis of Wernersville, and three step children: James H. Pelker, husband of Kathy of West Lawn, Sally M. Bentzel, wife of Neil Bentzel of York, PA and Brian R. Pelker, husband of Damaris Pelker of Wernersville. Mr. Papoutsis is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 10 step grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 N. 9th Street, Reading on Friday March 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Amy S. Landis, certified celebrant will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home
444 N 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601

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