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EARL ALLEBACH Earl "Bud" H. Allebach, 88, of Souderton, died Saturday, August 31, 2013, at his residence. Bud was the loving husband of Nancy L. (Leatherman) Allebach for 53 years. He was born in 1925 in Souderton, to the late Charles and Jenny (Hunsicker) Allebach. He graduated from Souderton High School, class of 1943. Bud enlisted into the U.S. Army Air Corps in July 1943 during WWII. He served as an engineer on a B-24 Liberator where he flew 33 missions in the European Theater. Bud graduated from West Chester College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. He later received his master's degree from Villanova University. Bud was a Music Teacher for over 35 years working at Tredyffrin Easttown Junior High School, Valley Forge Junior High School, Wissahickon High School and Gwynedd Mercy College. He was the music director at Trinity United Church of Christ for 35 years. Bud was a member and past-president of the Souderton Lyons Club. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 234 in Souderton. Bud enjoyed vegetable gardening, cooking, singing, fishing, woodworking and traveling to Florida and Europe. He loved classical music and sang at many weddings in his younger years. Bud enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. In addition to his wife, Bud is survived by his four sons, David Allebach and wife, Ruth of Souderton, Jamie Allebach and wife, Tammy, of Harleysville, Jon Allebach and wife, Sharleen Angelastro, of Belmawr, NJ, and Ward Allebach and wife, Lisa Steagall, of Bradfordwoods; a brother, Charles Allebach of Souderton; two sisters, Peg Groff of Telford and Flo Momme of Telford; and six grandchildren, Nathan, Tessa, Ashlyn, Daisy, Jacob and DJ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ken Allebach and a sister, Arlene "Sis" Schatz. A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 6, at 2PM at Trinity United Church of Christ, 101 S. Main St., Telford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice Memorial Fund c/o Grand View Hospital, 700 Lawn Avenue, Sellersville, PA 18960. Arrangements by Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.andersfh.com

Published in The Reporter on Sept. 3, 2013
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