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Harold D. Eckert

d. May 6, 2023

Moore Township, PA

Harold D. Eckert, 78, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 06, 2023, at Lehigh Valley Hospital –Muhlenberg, after being stricken at his home in Hickory Hills, Moore Township.  He was the husband of Kathleen M. (Hersh) Eckert.  The couple would have celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on July 6th. Born in Moore Township, Harold was a son of the late James F. and Ada I. (Kocher) Eckert.  He attended Northampton High School.  He was employed at Mack Trucks in Macungie where he worked for 10 years prior to retiring in 2021.  A talented musician, Harold played both guitar and piano, which he did by ear, and he also had a local band.

Survivors: In addition to his loving wife, Kathy, he is survived by a daughter, Lori Hansler of Easton; four sons, Robert Eckert of Moore Township, Brian Eckert of Slatington, Anthony Volpe of Richlandtown, and Jason Volpe and wife, Trish, of Grand Rapids, Michigan; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandsons;nieces and nephews. Harold was predeceased by a son, Michael J. Eckert; a brother, Richard T.F. Eckert; and three sisters, Betty Schaffer, Diane Rogers, and Lorraine Hujcs.

Services: In keeping with Harold’s wishes, there will be no public services.  Arrangements are under the care and direction of the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath.

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