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Christine V. Schell

d. January 2, 2016

Christine V. (Hanson) Schell, 76, of Reading, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at the Wyomissing Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on October 22, 1939 in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Victoria (Wierzbicki) Hanson. Her husband, Robert Schell, passed away on May 2, 2014. They had been married for 35 years.

Christine was a longtime employee of the YMCA, Reading, working in the housekeeping department. She had also worked for 16 years for Talbot Knitting Mills, Reading. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Ivy Club, Reading. She also enjoyed bowling and skating. Christine attended Holy Guardian Angels School, Northeast Middle School and graduated from Reading High School.

Christine is survived by her daughter, Kelly A. Ream, Reading, her grandchildren Carlos V. Pacheco, Jr., Papo Vega-Pacheco, Maria Pacheco, Cesilio Pacheco and Kristen Pacheco. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren and her sister, Antoinette Hellman, Pottstown.

In addition to her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her grandson, Anthony Pacheco, her sister Mary Miller and her brothers Roy and Joseph Hanson.

Funeral Services for Christine will be held at a later date.

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, is honored to be entrusted with caring for Christine and her family. Online condolences may be offered to her family at

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