.         Thomas Brey Nester, 1894 - 1954, s/o Howard N. Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

245221   Thomas Brey Nester,7                                          24522   (Howard,6,Jonas,5,George,4,?Christian,3,Andrew,2)
.
.                      b 22 Jul 1894 Boyertown, Berks Co, Pa; d 22 Jun 1954 Reading, Berks Co, "age 59 yrs, of acute coronary thrombosis, anter-
.                         ior myocardial infarction, coronary athero sclerosis, s/o Howard Nester and Cordilla Brye", bur Fairview Cem, Kutztown,
.                         Berks Co.  See
image of his death certificate below, informant Hilda Nester.
.                         See
pictures of him and Hilda and of his tombstone below.  His name was Thomas Bray Nester acc to Ref 11 below.
.                      m 22 Dec 1913 Berks Co to Hilda Ann L. Sensenderfer, b 25 Jul 1897 Boyertown, d Sep 1981 (SSDI 170-07-9133 Pa), bur
.                          Fairview Cem, d/o Irwin Oliver Sensenderfer and Hannah Louisa Adams (Louisa).  See
picture of Hilda's tombstone below.

.                     Thomas was a clerk, living in Kutztown, and Hilda, a slave operator, living in Kutztown, at time of their marriage.

.                      1917, 5 Jun: Kutztown, Berks Co, Pa: WW I draft registration card: Thomas Bry Nester, b 22 Jul 1894 Boyertown, Berks
.                                Co, age 22; of Kutztown; occup: clerk for Phila + Reading Rail Way Co; married with 2 children; described as medium
.                                height and build, blue eyes, light brown hair.  See
image below.
.                      1920 Berks Co census, Kutztown Borough, ED 32, sheet 6B, Greenwich St, #152/170, Thomas B. Nester,24 Pa, clerk, rail-
.                               road co, Hilda A.L.,22 Pa, Mildred A.,5 Pa, Florence C.,3 1/12 Pa, Howard E.,1 11/12 Pa.
.                      1930 Berks Co census, Maxatawny Twp, Kutztown, ED 6-107, sheet 8A, 65 Noble St, #201/219, Thomas B. Nester,35
.                               Pa (marr age 18), clerk, railway office, Hilda A.,33 Pa (marr age 16), Mildred A.,15 Pa, shoe fitter, shoe factory, Flor-
.                               ence C.,13 Pa, Howard E.,12 Pa, Doris L.,8 Pa, Bernise G.,5 Pa, Ruth E.,11/12 Pa.
.                      1940 Berks Co census, Reading, ED 70-18, sheet 7B, 240 Wood St, #177, Thomas Nester,45 Pa, clerk, reading co, Hilda,42
.                               Pa, fancy stitcher, shoe factory, Florence,23 Pa, Doris,18 Pa, cementing, shoe factory, Bernice,16 Pa, Ruth,11 Pa, Eli-
.                               nor,9 Pa, Joanne,6 Pa, Jay,5 Pa, Jon,3 Pa, Thomas,2 Pa (grandchild).
.                      1942, 27 Apr: Philadelphia, Pa: WW II draft registration card: Thomas Brey Nester, b 22 Jul 1894 Boyertown, Pa, age 47;
.                                of 1239 Perry St, Reading, Berks Co, Pa; employed by Reading Co (R.R.); contact: Hilda A. Nester (wife); described
.                                as 5' 10 1/2", 165 lbs, blue eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.  See
image below.

.                      issue:

.                      
1.   Mildred Anna Nester, b 7 Aug 1914 Kutztown, d 12 Dec 1993 Allentown (SSDI 205-10-1704 Pa), bur Hope Cem,
.                            Kutztown, m Mar 1934 (lic 23 Feb 1934 Berks Co) to Paul Raymond Schade, b 19 Dec 1911 Kutztown, d 11 Sep 1998
.                            Allentown (SSDI 170-07-9566 Pa), bur Hope Cem, s/o Jeremiah Y. and Amanda B. Schade.  Mildred was a sewing
.                            machine operator for the for mer Keystone and Kutztown Shoe Companies, retiring in 1960.  Paul was a parts manager at
.                            the former Paul F. Held automobile dealership, Kutztown, for more than 25 yrs, retiring in 1982.  He worked at the for-
.                            mer Grim's Motors, Kutztown for 10 yrs.  Mildred's LR: Kutztown, Berks Co 19530.
.                            See
picture of Mildred's and Paul's tombstone below.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Larry R. Schade, b 29 Dec 1935 Kutztown, d 3 Dec 2003 Allentown (SSDI 170-28-1484 Pa), m (lic) 10 Jun 1968
.                                  Berks Co to Sharon A. Seiwell, b ca 1949.  Of Kutztown in 1993 and 2003.  He was prob the Larry L. Schade who m
.                                  (lic) 24 Nov 1958 Berks Co to Corrine M. Kroninger.  Larry's LB: Kutztown, Berks Co 19530.
.                                  See his
picture below.
.                                  issue:
.                                  
(1)  Brian Keith Schade. b ca 1973,  m (lic) 14 Jan 2000 to Jessie Lynette Earle, b ca 1974.
.                                         Of Lenhartsville in 2003.
.                                  
(2)  Tammy Sue Schade, m (lic) 13 Jun 1988 Berks Co to Bryan Lamar Becker.  Of Shoemakersville in 2003.
.                            
b.   Gloria M. Schade, b ca 1938, m Harvey L. Schaeffer.  Of Fleetwood in 1993 and 2003.

.                      
2.   Florence Cordilla Nester, b 25 Nov 1916 Berks Co, d Aug 1982 (SSDI 170-22-1650 Pa), m (lic) 9 Sep 1947 Berks Co
.                            to Henry D. Messner, b 3 May 1901, d 18 Nov 1983 (SSDI 715-16-5219 RR).  Her LR: Reading, Berks Co 19604.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Thomas R. Nester (Tommy), b 12 Jun 1937 Berks Co, d 16 Nov 2002 Berks Co (SSDI 161-30-2851 Pa).
.                                  See his
picture below.  His LR: Reading Berks Co 19601.

.                      
3.   Howard Erwin Nester, b 30 Jan 1918 Berks Co, d 1 Apr 1959 Berks Co (SSDI 204-22-3934 Pa), bur Laureldale Cem,
.                            Muhlenberg Twp, m(1)(lic) 28 Apr 1943 Berks Co to Ethel May Bennethium, m(2) Bertha S. Kutz, b 27 Apr 1911
.                            Berks Co, d 27 Jun 1989 Berks Co (SSDI 170-05-1760 Pa).
.                            Howard served in the US Army as Sgt, 3rd Co. Tank Training Dept, joining 11 Jun 1939, discharged 27 Sep 1945.
.                            1939, 11 Jun: US World War II Army Enlistment Record: Erie, Ohio Ordinance Dept: Howard E. Nester, b "1855", of
.                                      Berks Co, Pa, enlisted in Regular Army.  Single, 2 yrs of college.
.                            1940 census, Howard not located.
.                            1950, 22 Feb: Howard E. Nester transferred from St John's Reformed Church in Kutztown.

.                      
4.   Doris Luella Nester, b 1921 Pa, d 16 Apr 2012 West Reading, Berks Co (not in SSDI), bur Forest Hills Memorial Park,
.                            Reiffton, Berks Co, m Raymond Harvey Hacker, b 26 Jun 1917 Reading, Berks Co, d 21 May 2012 Sinking Spring, Berks
.                            Co.
.                            Of West Reading in 2010.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Donna Lee Hacker, m Skeet Eby, dec by 2012.  Of Fleetwood in 2012.
.                                  issue:
.                                  
(1)  Denise L. Eby, m(lic) 29 Sep 1982 Berks Co to Jody L. Heffner.  Of West Reading in 2012.

.                      
5.   Bernice Jean Nester, b ca 1924-25 Pa, m(1) 19 Sep 1947 Berks Co to Paul Taggert Bock, b 6 Sep 1923 Berks Co, d 16
.                            Aug 1959 Berks Co.  Bernice m(2) (lic) 29 Oct 1965 Berks Co to Theodore Henry DeBeck, b 30 Aug 1926 Berks Co, d
.                            30 Mar 1998 Berks Co (SSDI 204-14-7379 Pa).
.                            Of Tuckerton in 1999 and of Muhlenberg Twp in 2010.  Of Reading in 2012.

.                      
6.   Shirley Mae Nester, b 31 Oct 1927, d 26 Apr 1929 Kutztown, Berks Co, "age 1 yr, 5 mos, 25 days, of lobar pneumo-
.                            nis, acute bronchitis, d/o Thomas Nester and Hilda Sensenderfer", bur Fairview Cem.  See
picture of her tombstone
.                            below.  See
image of her death certificate below.

.                      
7.   Ruth Edna Nester, b 1929 Pa, m(1) (lic) 14 Sep 1946 Berks Co to Belvin Harvey Seidel, b 20 Apr 1926 Berks Co, d
.                            20 Jul 1996 Tampa, Fla (SSDI 204-14-4562 Fla).  Belvin m(2) (lic) 22 Jul 1964 Berks Co to Mildred M. Row, b ca
.                            1924.  She was prob Mildred Marie Zimmerly who m (lic) 22 Mar 1946 Berks Co to Guy Wennnber Row.  Belvin was
.                            a Marine Corp vet of WW II.  His LR: Lady Lake, Lake Co, Fla 32159.
.                            Ruth m(2) Joseph James Grace, b 31 Mar 1927, d 3 Feb 1990 (SSDI 192-20-7962 Pa), bur Limerick Garden of Memo-
.                            ries, Limerick, Montgomery Co.
.                            See
pictures of Joseph and his and Ruth's tombstone below.  Ruth was of Pottstown in 2010 and NC in 2012.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Barry Lee Seidel, b 15 Aug 1947 Berks Co, d 12 Jun 2009 Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC (SSDI 180-36-5553
.                                  Pa), m ca 1968 to Carolyn Sibley, b ca 1948,
.                                  His LR: Winston Salem, Forsyth Co 27127.  See his
picture below.
.                                  Ref: "
Winston-Salem Journal", 14 Jun 2009, obit for Barry Lee Seidel, 61, s/o Belvin and Ruth Nester Seidel.  Survi-
.                                           vors include wife Carolyn Seidel, sons Barry Seidel (Karen) and Bryan Seidel (Lori), 4 gc Bradley, Grant,
.                                           Lauren, and Blake, and his mother Ruth Grace, and sister Sue Kraft (Earl "Tink").
.                                  issue:
.                                  
(1)  Barry Leroy Seidel, b ca 1970, m Karen L. Worrell, b ca 1973.  Of Shreveport, La in 2009.
.                                  
(2)  Bryan Lee Seidel, b ca 1973, m Lori ____, b ca 1975.  Of Mountain Home, Ark in 2009.
.                            
b.   Suzanne Seidel (Sue), b ca 1953, m Earl T. Kraft (Tink).  Of Boyertown in 1996.

.                      
8.   Eleanore Louise Nester, b 5 Jan 1931 Reading, d 5 Aug 1998 (SSDI 177-24-3608 Pa), m(1) (lic) 24 Jul 1948 Berks Co
.                            to James Frederick Troutman.  Eleanor m(2) 25 Aug 1961 Berks Co (lic 21 Aug) to Ellis William Hafer, b 12 May 1925
.                            Alsace, Berks Co, d 19 Oct 1988 Reading (SSDI 198-20-8276 Pa), s/o Clarence ink. Hafer and Laura May Schell.  Ellis
.                            had m(1) (lic) 18 Nov 1948 Berks Co to Margaret June Spotts.  Of Stony Creek Mills, Berks Co in 1993.
.                            Eleanor's and Ellis' LR: Reading, Berks Co 19606.  See Eleanore's
picture below.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Michael Troutman. Of St Lawrence in 1998.
.                            
b.   Karen L. Troutman, b ca 1951, m (lic) 19 May 1969 Berks Co to James M. Fasig, b ca 1949.
.                                  Of Stony Creek Mills in 1998.
.                            
c.   Patricia A. Troutman, b ca 1960, m (lic) 18 Apr 1980 Berks Co to Paul R. Eveland, b ca 1953.
.                                  Of Stony Creek Mills in 1998.
.                            
d.   William Hafer. Of Stony Creek Mills in 1998.
.                            
e.   Lori Hafer, m ____ Martin.  Of Birdsboro in 1998.

.                      
9.   JoAnne Roberta Nester, b 13 Nov 1933 Kutztown, d 16 Feb 2010 Reading (SSDI 210-26-2670 Pa), bur Indian Gap
.                            National Cem, Annville, Lebanon Co, Pa, m (lic) 12 Jan 1952 Berks Co to Robert Donald Hollinger, b ca 1929.
.                            See
pictures of her and of her and Robert's tombstone below.
.                            She grad 1951 from Reading HS.  Her LR: Reading, Berks Co 19610.
.                            issue:
.                            
a.   Robert D. Hollinger, m Kayoko ____, b ca 1975.  Of Macungie in 2010.
.                            
b.   Kevin W. Hollinger, b ca 1962, m (lic) 11 May 1984 Berks Co to Lisa Beth Dojan, b ca 1962.  Of Sinking Spring in
.                                  2010.
.                            
c.   Linda D. Hollinger, b ca 1953, m (lic) 21 May 1973 Berks Co to James E. Walker, b ca 1953.  Of Lebanon in 2010.
.                            
d.   Debra Ann Hollinger, b ca 1955, m(1) (lic) 9 Jan 1976 Berks Co to Andrew R. Hivner.  Debra m(2) (lic) 22 May
.                                  1985 Berks Co to Michael Joseph Lachina, b ca 1956.  Of Denver, Pa in 2010.
.                            
e.   Cathy Louise Hollinger, b ca 1957, m(1) (lic) 9 Dec 1977 Berks Co to Patrick J. Daly.  Cathy m(2) (lic) 24 Mar
.                                  2005 Berks Co to Dale Arthur Koch, b ca 1949.  Of Fleetwood in 2010.

2452212       
10.   Jay Noel Donald Nester, b 24 Dec 1934 Berks Co, m Josephine Morris.

2452213       
11.   John Robert Nester, b 3 Jul 1936 Berks Co, m Kathleen S. Stief.

.                    
12.   Patricia Ann Nester, b 1937 Berks Co, d 1938 Berks Co, bur Fairview Cem.  See picture of her tombstone below.

.                    
13.   Michael Allen Nester, b 21 Feb 1939 Berks Co, d 7 Mar 1939 Berks Co, age 16 days, of atelectasis of right upper +
.                            left lower lobes of lungs, s/o Thomas B. Nester and Hilda Sensendorfer, bur Chas Evans, Berks Co.
.                            See
image of his death certificate below, informant Thomas B. Nester.









.                      Ref:   1.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                                2. "
Reading Eagle", 17 Feb 2010, obit for JoAnne R. Hollinger, 76, wife of Robert D. Hollinger Sr, and d/o Thomas
.                                      B. and Hilda L. (Sensenderfer) Nester.  Survivors include sons Robert D. Hollinger Jr, husband of Kayoko, and
.                                      Kevin W. Holllinger, husband of Lisa, daus Linda D., wife of  James Walker, Debra A., wife of Michael Lachina,
.                                      and Cathy L., wife of Dale Koch.  Also surviving: sisters Doris L., wife of Raymond Hacker, Bernice J., widow
.                                      of Theodore H. DeBeck, Ruth W., widow of Joseph Grace, 14 gc, and 9 ggc.  She was predeceased by a ggd Ash-
.                                      lee, brothers Howard, Jay, and John, and sisters Mildred, Florence, Shirley, and Eleanor.
.                                3. "
The Morning Call", 13 Dec 1993, obit for Mildred A. Schade, 79, wife of Paul R. Schade, and d/o Thomas and
.                                      Hilda (Sensenderfer) Nester.  Survivors include son Larry R., dau Gloria M., wife of Harvey L. Schaeffer, sisters
.                                      Doris, wife of Raymond Hacker, Bernice, wife of Theodore DeBeck, Ruth Grace, Eleanor Hafer, and Joanne, wife
.                                      of Robert Hollinger, and 5 gc and 7 ggc.
.                                4. "
Descendants of Matthias Hafer", at FamilyTreeMaker Online.
.                                5. "
Reading Eagle", obit for Eleanore L. Hafer, 67, widow of Ellis W. Hafer, and d/o "Clarence" and Hilda (Sensen-
.                                      derfer) Nester.  Survivors: sons Michael Troutman and William Hafer, daus Karen (Troutman) Fasiq and Patricia
.                                      (Troutman) Eveland, and Lori (Hafer) Martin.  Other survivors: sisters Bernice (Nester ) DeBeck, Ruth (Nester)
.                                      Grace, Doris (Nester) Hacker, and Joanne (Nester) Hollinger, plus 8 gc and 3 ggc.
.                                6. "
The Morning Call", 12 Sep 1998, obit for Paul R. Schade.  He was also survived by 4 gc and 7 ggc.
.                                7. "
The Morning Call", 5 Dec 2003, obit for Larry R. Schade, 67, husband of Sharon A. (Seiwell) Schade, and s/o
.                                      Paul R. and Mildred (Nester) Schade.
.                                8.   Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card for Howard E. Nester, info given 24 Apr 1959 by widow Bertha S. Nester, of
.                                      1102 Oley St, Reading, Pa.
.                                9.   Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card for John R. Nester, info given 1 Dec 1986 by his widow Kathleen S. Nester, of
.                                      429 Adams Hotel Rd, Shoemakersville, Pa 19555.
.                              10. "
The Orlando Sentinel", 23 Jul 1996, obit for Belvin Harvey Seidel, 70.  Survivors: wife Mildred M., sons Garry,
.                                      Barry, Arlan Row, Leon Row, dau Suzanne Kraft, sister Nancy Zimmrman, brother Gerald, 10 gc, 2 ggs.
.                              11.   
http://trees.ancestery.com/, Fasig Family Tree, by tammymiller1234
.                                      Refers to Thomas as Thomas Bray Nester.
.                              12.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Margo Reasoner.  Raymond C. Hacker, 94, died May 21, 2012 in ManorCare
.                                      Sinking Spring where he had been since 2008.  His wife, Doris L. (Nester) Hacker, passed away April 16, 2012.
.                                      Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Harvey and Anna (Hornberger) Hacker. Raymond was employed as a
.                                      crane operator for the Reading Railroad; was an ice delivery man and owned the School House Hotel and Dining
.                                      West Hotel. He retired from Fromm Electric as a truck driver in 1982.  He is survived by his daughter, Donna Lee,
.                                      widow of Skeet Eby, Fleetwood; his sister, Arlene Boyer, Reading and his granddaughter, Denise L. Heffner, West
.                                      Reading. Two great-grandchildren, Seth and Devon and two great-great-grandchildren, Jayden and Isaiah also sur-
.                                      vive him.  A private burial will be held at a later date where both Raymond and Doris will be buried together in
.                                      Forest Hills Memorial Park....
.                              13.   Doris Luella Hacker, 90, of West Reading, died April 16, 2012 in ManorCare West Reading.  She was the wife of
.                                      Raymond Harvey Hacker.  Born in Kutztown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Brey and Hilda Anna Sens-
.                                      senderfer) Nester.  She and her husband owned the School House Hotel, Wernersville and Dining West, Werners-
.                                      ville. She also worked for the Reading Hospital for over 18 years.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by
.                                      her daughter, Donna Lee, widow of Skeet Eby, Fleetwood. Also surviving are two sisters: Bernice Jean, Reading
.                                      and Ruth Edna, N.C. A granddaughter, Denise L. Heffner; two grandchildren: Seth and Devon and two great-
.                                      grandchildren: Jayden and Isaiah survive her....
.
.   Joanne Nester Hollinger
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.                 Joseph J. Grace
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.                              Thomas and Hilda Nester
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.        Barry Lee Seidel  
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.              Larry R. Schade
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.               Eleanore Nester  
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