Arlene Ruth Guti
Arlene Ruth Guti
  • February 20, 1936 - July 16, 2017
  • Pennsylvania

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Arlene Ruth (Pelka) Guti, 81, of Reading, passed away in the Reading Hospital on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was the wife of Raymond A. Guti, Sr. of Hemet, CA.

Born in Reading on February 20, 1936, Arlene was a daughter of the late Walter John and Ruth Elizabeth (Heft) Pelka.

Arlene was first employed with Luden's Candies as a candy decorator. The family always enjoyed when she brought home 5th Avenue bars! After 12 years, she went to work with Narrow Fabric as a laborer. She remained there for 30 years until retirement in 1998.

Arlene liked spending time in her garden and enjoying her yard. She also liked to sit on her porch and watch the neighborhood happenings. Her favorite thing to do was to go to the shore with her niece, Cheryl and her husband Bruce Gehman.

Surviving are five children: Robin L. (Guti) Leonti and her husband, Gary of Lenhartsville, Jerry L. Guti, Sr. and his wife, Stephanie of Reading, Todd A. Guti of McKenney, VA, Ruth A. Laity and her husband, John, Jr. of Reading and Raymond A. Guti, Jr, of Reading; 11 grandchildren: Tanya, Shawn, Brandon, Steven, Jerry, Jr., Tabitha, Ethan, Korey, John, Amanda and Jessica and several great and great-great grandchildren.

Also surviving are a brother: Robert Pelker of Reading and a sister: Joan (Pelker) Aquilla of Shillington.

Arlene is predeceased by seven siblings: Charles Pelker, Gerald Pelker, Sr., Walter Pelker, II, Helen (Pelker) Sands, June (Pelker) VanPelt, Victoria (Pelker) Pullano and Anna (Pelker) Milligan.

Services for Arlene are private and at the convenience of the family. Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, Reiffton is entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 498 E. Bellevue Ave., Reading, PA 19605.

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