Don­ald Howard Eddy

Times Chronicle - - OBITUARIES -

Don­ald Howard Eddy, age 79, a 10-year res­i­dent of Nor­mandy Farms Es­tates in Blue Bell and for­merly of Dresher and Fort Wash­ing­ton, died on Aug. 4, 2012. He was the de­voted hus­band of Nancy A. winke Eddy for 56 years.

Born in Philadel­phia, he was the son of the late Howard R. Eddy and the late Mary Lenker Eddy.

Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from Ger­man­town High School in 1950, Don stud­ied civil engi­neer­ing at Drexel Univer­sity, where he earned his bach­e­lor ’s de­gree in 1955 and mas­ter’s de­gree in 1959. He was a mem­ber of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi and Lambda Chi Al­pha fra­ter­ni­ties. Don was the re­cip­i­ent of the Wil­liam Penn Troth Award.

Don worked for Lotz De­sign­ers Engi­neer­ing and Con­struc­tion Inc. in Hor­sham, Pa., for 45 years. He re­tired in 2000 as pres­i­dent of de­sign and con­struc­tion. He was a mem­ber of the En­gi­neers Club of Philadel­phia and Fed­er­a­tion of En­gi­neers and Car­pen­ters of Philadel­phia.

He was a P2nd de­gree Ma­son and a mem­ber of Friend­ship Wil­liams Lodge # 400, and a mem­ber of Bucks County Shrine Club and Lu Lu Tem­ple.

Don was a 47-year mem­ber of Jar­ret­town United Methodist Church, where he served on the Staff Parish Re­la­tions Com­mit­tee and served as trustee for the Cap­i­tal Task Force.

He en­joyed trav­el­ing, model trains and gar­den­ing and es­pe­cially en­joyed spend­ing time with his grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is sur­vived by his son Dou­glas C. Eddy, and his wife, Melissa, of North Wales; by his six dear grand­chil­dren; and by his sis­ter, Kathryn DiFran­cisco. He was pre­ceded in death by his son David B. Eddy, in 2006, and by his son Craig H. Eddy, in 1958.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held at 11 a.m. on Tues­day, Aug. 14, 2012, in the Au­di­to­rium of Nor­mandy Farms Es­tates, 9000 Twin Silo Drive, Blue Bell. A lun­cheon will fol­low the ser­vice. Com­mit­tal ser­vice in Whitemarsh Me- mo­rial Park will be held pri­vately.

Memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be sent to Jar­ret­town United Methodist Church, 1460 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 or to ACTS Sa­mar­i­tan Fund, P75 Mor­ris Road, P.O. Box 90, West Point, PA 19486

Ar­range­ments were by Baron Row­land Funeral Home in Abing­ton.

Don­ald Eddy

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