Donald Howard Eddy
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.