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Obituary for Dolores C Harding (Wagner)

Dolores C (Wagner) Harding, 90, of Lower Alsace Township, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at home. She was the wife of the late Clarence C. Harding. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene (Knoll) Wagner. She worked as a candy packer at Bortz Chocolate for many years, and in the bakery at Giant. Dolores was a "master gardener", always outside tending to her beloved garden, and she loved playing and taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter Carol A. Keppley; her grandchildren Jami A. Keppley and Cody A. Keppley; her great-granddaughter Ire'lynn Galvin; sisters Gloria Matuszak, Barbara Seyfert, and Irene Bennethum; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Vicki L. Harding, her brother's Rich Wagner, and Jess Wagner.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm in Pleasant View Cemetery, 650 Fritztown Rd. Reading, PA 19608. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd, Birdsboro, PA 19508. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit