Carl J. Sroka, 85, of Reading, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022 at 12:19 pm in Reading Hospital. Born in Reading, Mr. Sroka was the son of the late Stanley and Josephine L. (Doviak) Sroka. He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church and was a 1954 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. Mr. Sroka was a barber for many years in the Reading area and later was employed by Pennsylvania Liquor Stores as a clerk and assistant manager for various locations in Berks County. He is survived by his nieces Lisa M. Wrede, wife of Robert Wrede of Reading; Debra L. Hartman, wife of Kevin Hartman of Hamburg; Susan Massey, wife of Brian Massey of Old Town, Maine; Sandra Burch, wife of Randy Burch of Meridian, Idaho; Stacy Gabiola of Santa Barbara, CA. Mr. Sroka was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph and Bernard.
Funeral procession will depart Bean Funeral Home 1605 Rockland Street, Hampden Heights, Tuesday, March 29, 2022at 10:15 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church 3121 Kutztown Road, Laureldale at 11:00 am. Reverend Allen J. Hoffa, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends at Bean Funeral Home Tuesday from 9:15 am to 10:15 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church at the above address in memory of Mr. Carol J. Sroka. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com