Dolores Louise Eager, loving matriarch

June 3, 2013

Dolores Louise Eager, 79, of Reading, Pa., passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was born in Reading Jan. 20, 1934, daughter of the late Herbert and Anna (Sterner) Walter.

Mrs. Eager was the matriarch of her family and always available as a shoulder to cry on or a loving ear for listening. She thoroughly enjoyed being a homemaker and all the opportunities this brought to spend time with family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be missed deeply by all.

Mrs. Eager was preceded in death by her husband Charles Robert Eager Sr. in 1989. She is survived by four daughters: Rose Myers and husband Gary of Jackson Wall, Pa., Diane Eager of Leesport, Pa., Linda Eager Schlegel and husband Richard Schlegel of Fla. and Shirley Eager of Lebanon; three sons: Charles R. Eager Jr. of Lewes, Jack Eager of Reading and Dennis Eager and wife Kim of Reading; 13 grandchildren: Sarah, Michael, Nicholas, Dennis, Daniel, Dustin, Christopher, Jacqueline, Rebecca, Karl, Jennifer, Melissa and Ashley; and eight great-grandchildren.

All services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mrs. Eager's honor may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes.