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Paul E. Rea

April 11, 1969 — February 5, 2023

Paul E. Rea, 53, of Orwigsburg, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023, surrounded by his loving family at his home.

Born April 11, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, Paul was the son of Carol M. (Bressler) Bainbridge, wife of Richard R. "Bobby" Bainbridge, Pottsville, and the late Clarence F. Rea. He and his wife, Deanna C. (Herman) Rea, have been together for 28 years and were married on March 3, 2018 in Orwigsburg.

Paul worked for over 30 years as a dispatcher for Berks Products and New Enterprise. He also worked as a route driver for 7up. Paul attended Rosemead High School, Rosemead, California and truly enjoyed fantasy football, golfing, college football and his two favorite teams, USC and the Raiders.

In addition to his wife, mother and stepfather, Paul is survived by his daughter, Tabitha E. Rea, at home, his granddoggy, Luna, his goddaughter, Kristina Lewis, his godson, Maximus Ilsley, and by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services for Paul will be held on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, 14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA.

A viewing will be held Friday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Paul's memory to to the Michael Ilsley Memorial Fund, c/o Port Carbon Little League, PO Box 135, Port Carbon, PA 17965

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Paul and his family. Online condolences may be offered at WalbertFuneralHome.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Paul E. Rea, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, February 10, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 10, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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