Eric VanValkenburgh
1943 - 2021
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Eric Norman Van Valkenburgh Eric Norman Van Valkenburgh, 77, of Downingtown, PA passed away on May 6, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa on August 7, 1943 to the late Norman W. and Patricia Hutchinson Van Valkenburgh. Eric was the beloved husband to Sheila Sweeney Van Valkenburgh, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Eric proudly served in the United States Army; he was stationed in France during the Cold War where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He went on to own and operate for many years Van Valkenburgh Auto Repair in Frazer. In addition to his wife, Sheila, Eric is survived by his son, Eric Van Valkenburgh, his daughter, Laura Toner and his stepson, Bret B. Linfoot, and his stepdaughter, Kristin C. Wyne. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren and his brother, Bart Van Valkenburgh (Denise). Relatives and friends are invited to Eric’s Life Celebration on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Washington Memorial Chapel, 2000 Valley Forge Park Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please wear a face mask and maintain social distancing guidelines in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Eric’s name may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Published in The Daily Local from May 8 to May 9, 2021.
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