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Nancy Larish

September 11, 1938 — September 3, 2022

Muhlenberg Township, PA

Nancy A. Larish (Lerch), 83, of Reading, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at her home. She was the loving wife to Wayne O. Larish Sr. for almost 64 years before his passing in March 3, 2021. Born in Reading, Nancy was the daughter of the late Paul W. Lerch Sr. and Ruth G. (Unger). Nancy was a graduate of Reading High School, and went on to work as an Office Clerk for Barta for over 30 years. Nancy loved going to various casinos, and spending time with her family.

Surviving Nancy is her children, Wayne O. Larish Jr. husband of Justine, of Leesport, and Cindy Kochel, wife of David, of Millsboro DE. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Alicia, Devin, Angela, Dexter, Lenae, her 8 great grandchildren, and her 2 great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Wayne, Nancy is predeceased by her brothers, Bruce H.  Lerch, Donald Lerch, and Paul Lerch Jr.

Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Bean Funeral Homes, Sinking Spring, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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