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Eddie C. Wasmer

November 23, 1926 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Obituary

Edward C. Wassmer, 95, formerly of Lehighton, died Sunday, April 3, 2022 at The Palmerton, Palmerton.  He is the husband of the late Phyllis D. (Brown) Wassmer.  Ed was born in Lehighton on November 23, 1926 to the late Edward and Myrtle (Billig) Wassmer.  He served our country faithfully in the US Navy during WWII.  Eddie was an Electrician at Conrail and PB & NE and Lehigh Valley Railroads for many years until his retirement.  He was of the Episcopalian faith, 1942 graduate of Packerton High School, life member of Lodge 70 F&AM, Lehighton, American Legion Post 314, Lehighton, Lehigh Vol. Fire Co. No. 1, and a member of the Lehigh Valley Harmonizers.

 

SURVIVORS

Loving children: Wayne W. (Lynn D.) of Andreas, Brenda D. (Steve J.) Oswald of Coplay; sister: Ruth Andrews of Lehighton; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by sisters: Eleanor Moyer, Doris Taschler.

             

SERVICE

Family and friends are invited to call 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2022 at Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, 190 S. 4th Street, Lehighton followed by the service on Friday at 11 a.m.  The interment will conclude services at Gnaden Huetten Cemetery with military honors.  Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at: www.heintzelmancares.com.  Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown. 

 

CONTRIBUTIONS:

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Lehigh Valley Harmonizers, 4373 Kistler Rd. Schnecksville, PA 180

 

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