Renee (Assayag) Seidel
Renee Seidel, 90, of Wernersville, PA died peacefully, August 8, 2023, at the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Harvey D. Seidel, Wernersville.
Born in Kenitra, Morocco on March 15, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Esther (Gabbay) Assayag. Renee was a member of the Reform Synagogue Oheb Sholom, Wyomissing.
Renee was employed for many years at Albright College as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Finance, retiring to enjoy life, and enjoy retirement with her husband.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her son Eric (Cleveland, OH), and his children Amanda Chase , (Wife of Cody) & Great Grandson Parker, Cincinnati OH, Jared Seidel (San Diego CA) and 1st Lieutenant Andrew Seidel (New Mexico) and her son Bruce (Wyomissing) husband of Kenda, and her grandchildren Jordan, Philadelphia PA (Partner of Maite Bermudez), Mindy, Mt. Joy, PA (Wife of Maria Adams) and Josh Seidel, Los Angeles CA (Partner of Kylie Martinson)
She is also survived by her brother Isaac Assayag, Be’er Sheva, Israel and a whole bunch of nieces and nephews around the world!
She loved talking about her youth, growing up as the last of 7 children and being spoiled rotten by her older siblings: Isaac, Nanette (deceased), Abner (deceased), Luna (deceased), Marie (deceased), Solomon (deceased).
She moved from Morocco to France, met her future husband (of 67 years) and traveled the world seeing everything and trying to convert everyone she met to speaking fluent French or Spanish by the time the conversation was over.
Lately, she lived in the Phoebe Home in Wernersville and used her pulpit there to try to teach everyone French and Spanish, also.