Jean M. Rapp, 79, a resident at Birdsboro Lodge, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at 5:45 am in Manor Care Health Services, Laureldale. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Rapp who passed away January 29, 2020. Born in Reading, Mrs. Rapp was the daughter of the late Harold and Naomi (Reeser) Bitting. She was a graduate of Reading High School and was a member of the Berks County Democratic Party. Mrs. Rapp was a lunch aide in the Reading School District and was in sales at Spring Glen Delicatessen, but mostly she was a stay at home mom and she loved taking care of her grandchildren, which was her main priority and what she lived for. She is survived by her daughters Kathy J. Bilansky, wife of Stephen G. Bilansky of Reading; Kim L. Delancey, wife of Eugene S. DeLancey of Oley, her grandchildren Nicole Stickler, Ian Delancey, Natalie Bilansky and her great grandson Liam Stickler. Mrs. Rapp was preceded in death by her brothers William and Robert Bitting.
A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held in Bean Funeral Home, 129 E. Lancaster Avenue Shillington, Saturday September 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Amy S. Landis, certified celebrant will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends in Bean Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association/BrightFocus Foundation, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarkesburg, MD 20871 in memory of Mrs. Jean M. Rapp. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com
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