Ralph L. Gerhart, 86, of Cumru Twp., passed away in the morning hours Monday, November 1, 2021, of natural causes in the Reading Hospital.
He was the husband of Lorraine L. (neé Spangler) Gerhart.
Born Tuesday, June 4, 1935, in Reading, he was a son of the late Cyrus H. & Carrie R. (neé Hornberger) Gerhart.
Having served in the US Army, Ralph was a warehouse foreman for Progress Electric.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his step children:
Debra L. (Richard) Smith, Mitchell S. Schwartz, & Steven S. Schwartz;
Trudy (Albert) Beidler;
and his step-grandchildren:
Michael J. (Denise) Smith, Brianna (Anthony) Ranalli, Ashley Schwartz, Aleea Schwartz, & Nichole Wentzel;
and step great grandchildren:
Julia Smith, Joe Smith, & Alma Ranalli.
He was predeceased by his siblings:
Katheryn Seidel, Geraldine Hafer, Linda Gerhart, Richard Gerhart, Cyrus Gerhart Jr. & John Gerhart.
Graveside services will be Thursday November 11, 2021, at NOON in Womelsdorf Union Cemetery, with the Rev. June E. Bair, officiating.
The Mull Funeral Home, Womelsdorf is assisting the family. www.mullfh.com
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