Charles Tothero Jr., 93, of Leesport, formerly of Montrose Manor, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Berks Heim Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of Barbara A. (Schneider) for over 67 years. Born in Reading, PA, Mr. Tothero was the son of the late Charles G. & Grace Margaret (Spatz) Tothero. Charles was a graduate of Shillington High school and went on to serve in the United States Navy, during World War II. Charles was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mohnton, serving as Council Treasurer for many years. He was an Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster for Kenhorst Troop 1 and later Montrose Manor Troop 432. Charles was a member of St. John‘s Lodge No. 435 F&AM. He was employed as a Maintenance Supervisor for several companies, last working for Baldwin Hardware. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by his children; Rickey F. Tothero, of Wernersville, and Shelley A. Grim, wife of Dale, of Muhlenberg Township. He is also survived by his granddaughters; Megan & Nikki Grim. Predeceasing Charles are his sisters, Miriam Swavely & Ruth Ruth.Funeral service will be held in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 35 South Church Street, Mohnton, PA 19540, Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:30 PM. Reverend Rachel Dietz will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Monday, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church Building Fund, in memory of Mr. Charles Tothero Jr. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com
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