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Robbi L. ((Sitler)) Esworthy

September 15, 1944 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 75)


Robbi L. Esworthy, 75, of Reading, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in her residence.  Born in Marianna, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Pearl W. (Wintersteen) Sitler.  Ms. Esworthy graduated from West Reading High School in 1962 and attended Kutztown College and Penn State University.  She graduated from Empire Beauty School receiving her cosmetology license.  Ms. Esworthy was a machine operator at Mrs. Smith’s Pies for 29 years and for Maier’s Bakery for 6 years retiring in 2003.  She was a shop steward for the Bakery Workers Union for 26 years.  She is survived by her sons Gary E. Rahn, loving companion of Lisa Martin of Schuylkill Haven; Brett A. Rahn, fiancé of Chris Shank of Hamburg; Chad A. Rahn, husband of Amy of Douglassville; daughter Billisue Holmes of Reading; granddaughter and god child Kira Joeleen Smith of Wyomisising; Grandson and god son Korey E. Seifrit of Mohrsville; niece, Robin Leone of Reading and close friend Niki Kasapidis of Reading.  She is also survived by her 5 grandsons; 7 granddaughters; 4 great granddaughters and 3 great grandsons.  Ms. Esworthy was preceded in death by her daughter Andrea L. Richmond in 2018. 

Funeral Service will be held in Bean Funeral Home, North 16th & Rockland Streets, Hampden Heights, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:00 am.  Reverend Dr. Brett Reider will officiate.  Interment will follow in Berks County Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive relatives and friends in Bean Funeral Home, Monday, January 20, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Tuesday from 9:30 am to 10:00 am.  Online condolences may be made at

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