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Dolores Hiehle Obituary – Reading, PA

Dolores “Dee” Hiehle, 86, of Wyomissing, passed away on April 30, 2024. Born in Mullica Township, New Jersey, she was the daughter of Henry and Edith (Ingersoll) Bange. Dee was the beloved wife of Dr. J. Frederick “Fred” Hiehle, with whom she shared 63 wonderful years of marriage. Dee graduated in 1953 from Egg Harbor High School, where she excelled as a student and participated in many extracurricular activities, including choir. After graduating, she attended Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing and then worked as a registered nurse at Atlantic City Hospital and Jefferson Hospital. Dee was a faithful member of Atonement Lutheran Church, where she served as a member of the church council, including a term as president. She lent her voice to the church choir, filling the sanctuary with beautiful melodies. Additionally, Dee was an active member of the Reading Hospital Women’s Auxiliary. Dee loved nothing more than caring for her family, especially her beloved home on Garfield Avenue, where she lived for 42 years. She was an excellent cook, an avid reader, and expressed her creativity in gardening and sewing. She also loved her golden retrievers very much, she participated in the therapy dog ​​program at Reading Hospital and supported the Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue. In addition to his wife, he is survived by her children: Dr. John Hiehle, husband of Marcia, of Swarthmore, PA, and Kristina Hiehle, of Voorhees, New Jersey. Also surviving are her three grandchildren, Natalie, Maeve and Greta, and her brother, William Bange, Catherine’s husband, of Stockton, New Jersey. Dee was a wonderful wife to Fred, who will cherish her forever. A memorial service will be held for her at Atonement Lutheran Church in Wyomissing at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (dvgrr.org) or Atonement Lutheran Church of Wyomissing (atonementwyo.org). Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. She may write her condolences at www.KuhnFuneralHomes.com.