Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Harry T. Eckert, quality control lab tester

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Harry T. Eckert, 87, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 24, 2018, at Traditions of Hanover. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Helena (Kepfer) Eckert. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Tusak) Eckert for 38 years.

A combat veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a radar technician and operator with the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954; and earned the rank of sergeant.

He was a tester in the quality control lab for 33 years for the Bethlehem Steel.

He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Bethlehem Lodge 283.

He is survived by a step-son, David M. and his wife Carol Moll of Neffs; a grandson, Marshall M. II and his wife Shannon Moll of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Annabelle Mannion of Lecanto, Fla.; and friends at Traditions, especially Mae Pursel.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place - #170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.