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Gertrude Allmer

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former dental assistant

Gertrude Allmer, 78, of Alburtis, died Sept. 6, 2019, at her residence surrounded by family. She was the wife of Alwin Allmer, of Alburtis. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Emma (Starke) and Paul Danneberg.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Reading and a member of the Reading Liederkranz for over 50 years.

She was a graduate of Reading High School after which she completed training as a dental assistant.

She took great pride in her 30 year career as a dental assistant working for Dr. S. Lindemuth, DDS and Dr. William Westner, DDS, both of Reading and most recently for Dr. David Szymanski, DDS, of Boyertown until her retirement.

She was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother.

She is survived by a daughter, Andrea and her husband, John Kabacinski, of East Northport, N.Y.; sister, Marguerite, widow of James Troutman, of Wyomissing; brother, Ernest Danneberg and his wife, Gayle, of Reading; grandchildren, Simon and Sofia Kabacinski, of East Northport, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research at www.lustgarten.org or by calling 516-737-1550.

Family and friends are invited to gather 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Feeney Funeral Home, 625 N. 4th St. at Centre Ave., Reading, 19601. A religious service will follow 11 a.m.