Pearl Rising

Obituary of Pearl Rising

Pearl I. Rising, age 90, of Pottstown, PA, died on Monday, September 29, 2008 at the Phoenixville Hospital, Phoenixville, PA. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Rising. Born in Stowe, PA, she was a daughter of the late Howard Endy and Emma (Richards) Endy. Mrs. Rising was employed by the Pottstown Manufacturing Company for 34 years in various departments. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pottstown, PA and the Pottstown Senior Center. Survivors include: Step Sons �" Robert Rising of Selinsgrove, PA and Leon Rising of Maryland, Step Daughters �" Shirley Hand and Judy Walz both of Sunbury, PA, One Brother �" James R. Endy of Douglassville, PA Sisters �" Dorothy Moser, of Pottstown, PA; Lilie Cooney and Marguerite Kupp both of Stowe, PA. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles and Harvey Endy and her sisters, Anna Yoder; Caroline Kasdras and Florence Butterweck. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service 11 a.m. on Friday, October 3, 2008 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 North Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. The Rev. John Smolik will officiate. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, PA A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 564 Glasgow St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Online condolences may be made to the family at