2010-05-13 / Obituaries

William E. Culler Heidelberg Township, 72

William E. Culler, 72, Heidelberg Township, died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, in his residence at 7:24 a.m.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Rosalie N. (Wentworth) Culler.

Born in Thompson Township, Fulton County, he was a son of the late Lloyd B. and Sylvia R. (Mellott) Culler.

He was the chief radiologic technologist for the Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 35 years, retiring in 2000.

He served in the U.S. Navy and Marines from 1956-1965, during the Vietnam War, and received his X-ray radiologic technology education through the Navy.

He was a graduate of Mc- Connellsburg High School.

He attended Trinity ECC in Terre Hill.

He was an avid supporter of the United States military and had a great love for his country. He was an avid sportsman, who enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting, bowling and was an expert woodworker.

He was a loving father to daughters: Dolores A., wife of Bradford R. Constable, of Birdsboro, Carin M., wife of Scott W. Hickernell, of St. Albans, W.Va., and Tammy J., wife of Douglas L. Adams, of Terre Hill; and a dedicated and loving grandfather and great-grandfather to: Derek S. Hickernell, Caitlin B. Constable, Justine L. Good, Kyle B. Hickernell and Samantha L. Adams; and great-grandchildren Gavin and Tatum.

Also surviving are a sister, Martha, wife of Robert Cutchall, of Zullinger, Pa.; and a brother, Lloyd A., husband of Patricia Culler, of Mercersburg.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Leona Anderton.

Memorial service from Bean Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3825 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring, will be Monday at 1 p.m., with Pastor Alton A. Hoffman officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends Monday from noon to 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Animal Rescue League of Berks County, P.O. Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540 or The Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675- 8517 in memory of Mr. William E. Culler.

Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com

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