Richard Elmer Eckert

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“To the entire Eckert family,I am sorry for your loss. I was in Mr. Eckert's Chemistry classes at WAHS and all of my siblings had him as well. He...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Celia Di Lorenzo -Pascoe - PA

“Nancy, We were so sorry to read of Dick's passing.-We always thought of him as a fine gentleman who treated us kindly. Our deepest sympathy to you...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Eckert Family,Our heartfelt sympathy over the passing and loss of our dear and wonderful Mr. Eckert. It was an honor to have met him and...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the Eckert family. Dick was a great coach in his first year as a varsity coach 1959 at Wilson and he will be missed. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Limberg - Hazleton, PA


5 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept our condolences on Mr. Eckert's passing. I was glad to see him again at the Class of '65's breakfast prior to our reunion. He had a...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Robert Huff - Easton, PA

“Dear Nancy and Family,So sorry for your loss. Mr. Eckert was an inspirational person. My two years of chemistry at Wilson High School inspired me to...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Ron Ballek - Bethlehem, PA

“Condolences to the family of Mr. Eckert. He was instrumental in helping many of us better students during our time at Wilson High School. Chas....Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers and hugs to everyone, Uncle Richard will be missed...Tom, Kristin and Madison Tipton ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss and the loss of a great man and teacher. Mr. Eckert was my Chemistry teacher for two years at WHS. He was a patient and kind...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: John Breidinger - Bethlehem, PA

“So sorry for your loss. Mr. Eckert was an excellent chemistry teacher at Wilson High. I graduated in 1963 and still remember his kindness. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Cheryl Bold - Rockledge, FL

“Nancy and Family,I was deeply saddened to read the obituaries this morning. From my playing days, teaching days, coaching days, and television days,...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sorry to hear of your loss.My prayers and thoughts go out to you.I played Basketball under coach Eckert,64-65,65-66 at Wilson. I have many fond...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Ron Lauer - Fort Myers, FL

“Dear Nancy and Family:My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband and father! I learned much from Dick when we coached a Minor A...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Scott and Jane I am truly sorry to read about your father I remember him well he was my pitching coach in the senior baseball league along with...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Mark Petruno - Leesburg, FL

“Sir,I did not know you personally, however I would very much like to "Thank You" for your dedicated and honorable Military Service to OUR country.At...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Sergeant Major (E-9) Larry E. & Mrs. Sheila M. Williams, US Army/ Retired - TN

“Very sad to hear of Mr. Eckert's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. I played basketball on two of Coach Eckert's...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Dick Siebler


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Richard was born on August 20, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Richard was a resident of Hellertown, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

A 1949 graduate of Hellertown High School where he played on the Basketball Championship Team and graduate in 1953 from Muhlenberg College, earning a Bachelor of Science degree and where he also played basketball.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953-1955.

The Interment will conclude services at the Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Read Less Christ Lutheran Church 69 Main Street Hellertown, PA 18055 Christ Lutheran Church Hellertown, PA 18055 Express your condolences with gifts sent to RICHARD 's memorial service Express your condolences with flowers sent to RICHARD 's memorial service Order from Local Florists View & Sign.

Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancare.com Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. Hellertown Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard's memory can be sent to Christ Lutheran Church, 18055.

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