Brenda Marie Bazemore, 40, caretaker, Bible Baptist Church member, enjoyed reading, family time

By on January 18, 2017

On the 14th day of January 2017, Brenda Marie Biddle Bazemore, 40, of Ephrata, passed away.

She was born in Altoona to William C. and Mickey Biddle, and was the wife of her loving husband Kenneth Troy Bazemore.

She was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Leola. Brenda was a caretaker for her grandmother for many years. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents and husband, Brenda is survived by a son: Kendall D. Bazemore of Philadelphia; three daughters: Maura E. Bazemore, at home, who was so precious to her; Kenyetta B. Bazemore of Philadelphia; Tiana M. Bazemore of Williamsport; maternal grandmother: Marie T. Martin, who called Brenda her Angel; mother-in-law: Lottie Bazemore of Philadelphia; three brothers: Frank T. (Bucky), husband of Jody Bracciale, of Rothsville; William S. Biddle of Altoona; Robert D. Biddle of Tampa, Fla.; and a sister: Kimberly LeAnn (Honey) Mumper of Horsham.

She is also survived by her sweet Aunt Judy and Uncle Bruno Piernunnzzio, whom Brenda loved, admired and looked up to; and her very favorite cousin: Tony Piernunnzzio, whom she loved so much. Brenda was so close to her niece: Angela Bracciale, of Altoona, who was more like a sister. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 2 to 3 p.m., at the Stradling Funeral Home, 201 Church Ave., Ephrata, followed by funeral services at 3 p.m., with Pastor Alan Gardner officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Brenda’s memory may be made to a trust for Maura E. Bazemore, at Wells Fargo Bank, 4201 Oregon Pike, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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