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Clyde W. Eckert

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WINDSOR Clyde W. Eckert, 96, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at his residence. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place in Red Lion, with a visitation from 9-10 a.m. Certified Celebrant Betty Frey will be officiating at the service. Burial will be in Windsor Cemetery. Mr. Eckert was born in Windsor on December 27, 1917, a son of the late Frank H. and Bertha (McCoy) Eckert. He started working in 1942 when he was 25 years as a First Fireman and retired in 1979 as an Engineer with Penn Central Railroad. Mr. Eckert was a member of the Brotherhood of Engineers, Railroad Retirement Association, and Laurel Fire Company in Windsor. Mr. Eckert leaves his long time companion, Joanne M. Ness of York; two sons, Lester of Charlestown, SC and Terry of Red Lion; a daughter, Doris M. Gemmill of Red Lion; eight grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha F. (Benson) Eckert; a son, Clyde; a daughter, Connie L. Moffitt; and four brothers, Ervin, Wilbur, Ralph, and Spurgeon. Memorial contributions may be made to Laurel Fire Company, 94 Schoolhouse Lane, Windsor, PA 17366. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Apr. 27, 2014
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