Edward A. Castetter, 77, of Pine Grove, died of natural causes Thursday, July 27, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon County.
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Born in Shamokin, April 16, 1937, he was a son of the late Edward Castetter and Adele Kalkitus Coveleski.
Edward was a mechanic his entire life and owned Ed's Automotive in Kenhorst, retiring in 1999.
Edward served his country in the Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 411 Birdsboro.
In addition to his parents, Edward is predeceased by a son, Darrell Castetter; and a brother, Stanley Coveleski.
Edward is survived by his loving wife, Joan Barnes, Pine Grove. He is also survived by four sons, Edward, husband of Dianne Castetter, Schaefferstown, Dwayne A., husband of Darlene Castetter, Lynn, Mass., Kirk A., husband of Linda Castetter, Nahant, Mass., and Jonathan D., husband of Cynthia Barnes, Birdsboro; three daughters, Jo-Jean Violet, New Mexico, Robin Barnes, Ruther Glen, Va., and Michelle C. Nichols, wife of Mike, Spotsylvania, Va.; a brother, David Coveleski; two sisters, Joanie Beaver, Harrisburg, and Beatrice Perry, Shamokin; 18 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
A mass of christian burial was celebrated Wednesday, July 30, at Immaculate Conception BVM Roman Catholic Church, 905 Chestnut St., Douglassville (Union Township). Interment was in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Dengler Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Dengler Funeral Home
144 North Spruce Street Birdsboro, PA 19508
Published in News Item on July 31, 2014