Shivery Funeral Home, Inc

Edwin H. Eckert, age 90, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Country Meadows of Lancaster.  He was the husband of Shirley Wiker Eckert for almost 48 years.  Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Lauer Eckert.  Edwin served his country in the Navy.  He was a life-long member of Olivet Methodist Church in Coatesville where in the past he served as usher, elder and church treasurer.  He was Vice President of Accounting at the former Luken’s Steel in Coatesville.  He was a member of The Scottish Rite of Free & Accepted Masons, Coatesville for over 60 years and was a life member of the Crescent Shriners.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by 2 daughters, Debra Lynn Angevine of NC, Susan Gammache-Ruof wife of Gerry Gammache of Pequea, 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 1 sister, Catherine Anne Shuckers.  He was preceded in death by a brother, William Eckert.  There will be a funeral service on Saturday, September 29th at 2 p.m. at Shivery Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise with a viewing from 1 p.m. until time of service.  Pastor Johnson Dodla will be officiating.  Interment will be in the St John’s Methodist Cemetery.