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CALVIN RONALD DERIX, 86, ROYERSFORD Calvin R. "Ron" Derix, 86 husband of the late Helen E. Wilson of Limerick, PA, died on Tuesday morning on the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Phoenixville, a son to the late Charles Derix and Verna Erb Derix. Ron was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Limerick. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II in the European Theatre. Ron was employed for over 30 years as a lineman/supervisor for Philadelphia Electric until his retirement. He is survived by a daughter, Susan Guest of Royersford, and four grandchildren, Kevin Douglas, Michelle Douglas, Adrienne Boyle and Ryan Boyle. He is preceded in death by two daughters, Terri Derix Fyer and Kathleen R. Derix; a sister, Virginia Jordan, and a brother, James L. Derix. James was also a World War II veteran, who died on Omaha Beach D Day. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the St. James Lutheran Church, 93 Kugler Road and Swamp Pike, Limerick. The Rev. Stuart Luce will officiate. Burial will be private in the Morris Cemetery. Friends may visit on Saturday at the church from 2 to 3 p.m. On line memorials may be made at www.sgsfuneralhome.com. The Shalkop Strunk Funeral home is handling arrangements.

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 1, 2013
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