County Courier Times
Jack Samuel Eckhardt of
Port Charlotte, Fla. died on June 6, 2006 at the
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at the age of 63
following a courageous battle with cancer.
Jack was born in
Philadelphia and lived in Croydon and Bensalem until
relocating to Florida. After working his way up in the
trucking business, he started his own trailer repair business
in Trenton, N.J. He later purchased the landmark Kenwood
Tavern in the mid-seventies. Later on in Florida he worked in
construction and carpentry and was renown for his workmanship.
Jack was the son of the late
Samuel and Monica Eckhardt. He is survived by his daughter,
Marlene Eckhardt of San Francisco and his son
Jack Eckhardt and his family of Boothwyn, Pa., including two
grandchildren, Jackson and Riley. He is also survived by two
sisters, Joanna Nightlinger of Warrington and Marsha Flanagan
of Quakertown; and one half-brother, Samuel Eckhardt, Jr. of
Deland, Fla. He will also be greatly missed by his loving aunt
and godmother, Martha Juchnowicz of Quakertown and an uncle,
Theodore Eckhardt of Philadelphia. Extended surviving
relatives include ten nieces and nephews; 18 great-nieces and
nephews; and several cousins.
Memorial donations in Jack's
name may be made to Wissahickon Hospice, 1 Presidential Blvd.,
Suite 125, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 19004.