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2100 Perkiomen Avenue
READING, PA 19606
Phone: 610-376-7121
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Carmen LaPorte

Carmen J. LaPorte

Monday, September 28th, 1925 - Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Obituary

Carmen J. "CJ" LaPorte, 94, of Exeter Township, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, in Reading Hospital. Born in Manville, NJ, on September 28, 1925, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Julia (DiMaria) LaPorte. He was a graduate of MMI Prep School, and a graduate of Temple University receiving his degree in communication. He was a member of St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C. and worked at WRFY/WRAW as a sales manager for over 40 years until his retirement.

Carmen is survived by his son, David J. LaPorte, and his wife, Dana Gold of Pittsburgh PA; his daughter Joan LaPorte, and her husband, Gary H. Shuman of Fleetwood, PA; grand-daughter, Megan, of Pittsburgh, PA; and his sister Angela Herring, Freeland, PA. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Dolores H. (Birosh), who passed away in 1998 and his second wife, Mary Lou (Hafer) Zientek. He was also predeceased by five brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020, beginning at 10:30 am in St. Catharine of Siena Chapel, 2427 Perkiomen Ave., Mt. Penn. Interment will be private at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Catharine of Siena R.C.C. Memorial Fund, to the address above. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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  • Service

    September 11th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    September 11th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    St. Catharine of Siena Chapel
    Address
    2427 Perkiomen Ave.
    Reading, PA 19606
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    Officiant
    Msgr. Ed Domin
  • Interment

    Location
    Gethsemane Cemetery
    Address
    3139 Kutztown Rd.
    Laureldale, PA 19605
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Carl & Donna Fiorini

Posted at 11:05pm
Dave & Joan, our deepest condolences. Your dad was a great guy, and certainly an influence in my life, introducing me to golf at a young age. Of course, I still can't get NEAR his handicap. And probably one of the first people I remember in my life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you; lots of great memories of our families. So long, Goomba...

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Posted at 07:37am
So sorry to hear about Carmen. He will always hold a special place in our hearts. Glad that we were able to visit with him until the time of Covid. Our condolences to David and Joanie. Tom and DeeDee Dachowski
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Robin Kline

Posted at 03:35pm
CJ will always be remembered as a kind and gentle man. Deepest Sympathy. Robin Kline
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