Sunday, August 17, 2003
LEROY "ROY" EICHLIN
LEROY "ROY" EICHLIN of Richlandtown,
previously of Bedminster Township died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003,
in Phoebe Richland Health Care Center, Richlandtown. He was 92.
He was the husband of ANNA PAULINE (STREAPY)
EICHLIN. They had been married for 68 years in March.
Born in Bursonville, Springfield Township,
Bucks County, he was the son of the late WILLIAM and ALICE
Roy helped on the family farm as a young
boy, later becoming a self-employed car mechanic. He worked for
Paul Moyer as a farm mechanic and for Kellers Farm Implements in
Richlandtown. Roy had an apple orchard in Sellersville, where he
made cider. He later moved to Bedminster Road in Perkasie, where
he raised and sold daylilies and hostas.
He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church,
Roy had no children, but he loved to tease
his numerous nieces and nephews, his great-nieces and nephews
and his great-great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death
by his brother, WM. RALPH EICHLIN and his sister, EVELYN REESE.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 18, in Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral Home, 20 N. Ambler
St., Quakertown, where family and friends are invited to call
from noon to 1. Interment will be held in Whitemarsh Memorial
Memorial contributions may be made to
Christ Lutheran Church, 355 Dark Hollow Road, Pipersville, PA
18947 or to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 3668 Ridge Road,
Perkasie, PA 18944.