Marvin R. Eidem
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Marvin R. "The Tire Man" Eidem, 72, of 2370 Blakeslee Boulevard Drive East, Lehighton, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, in the Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg. He was the husband of Helene (Carley) Eidem. They were married for 51 years on April 28.
He was self-employed as a tire and custom wheel salesperson, operating The Tire Man Service Center, Mahoning Valley, for many years.
Born in Coaldale, he was a son of Edna A. (Reichard) Eidem of the Mahoning Valley, and the late Charles Eidem.
He was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mahoning Valley.
An avid antique and classic automobile enthusiast, he enjoyed working on older vehicles, especially his Ford Street Rod, and attending many car shows throughout the area.
Surviving in addition to his widow are a daughter Sheryl, wife of John Fitzgerald of Furlong, Pa.; two sons, Dennis of Pittsford, N.Y., and Jim in Utah; a brother Charles, and his wife, Mary Ann, of Lehighton; seven grandchildren, Brandi Andreas, Shai, Kyriea, Gibby, Josh and Derek Eidem and Carter Fitzgerald; and nieces and nephews.
Service: Private funeral service and interment at convenience of family. Contributions in his name may be made to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 826 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, Pa. 18235, or the
, 33 W. Ridge St., Lansford, Pa. 18232. Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com.
ANDREW OVSAK FUNERAL HOME
190 S 4TH ST LEHIGHTON, PA 18235-2037
Published in Times News on Aug. 19, 2013