Garson W. Wunderlich, Jr., 89 of Douglassville, Union Twp., PA passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center.
Born in Knauertown, Chester Co., PA, he was the son of the late Garson W. Wunderlich, Sr. and the late Cora (Dilworth) Wunderlich. He was the widower of Joyce (Levengood) Wunderlich.
Garson was employed as an electrician for Bethlehem Steel-Pottstown and worked in maintenance for Sovereign Bank, in Wyomissing. He built his own house and the houses of several other family members. Throughout his life, Garson enjoyed camping, boating and water-skiing on the Chesapeake Bay, gardening, and bird watching.
He was a 50 year member of Stichter Lodge #254 F & AM achieving the rank of 32 degree Mason, recording secretary for POS of A Washington Camp 240, a member of Tall Cedars, Royal Chapter #198, Rajah Shrine, and Reading Consistory. He was a member of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Douglassville, PA 19518 where he served on the Vestry and as Junior Warden. Garson was also the institutional representative for the Boy Scout troops in the Douglassville area for many years.
Surviving are son: Garson W. Wunderlich, III, husband of Wendy of Douglassville, PA; 2 daughters: Donna L., wife of F. Frederick Melpolder of Sanford, NC, and L. Diane, wife of Richard W. Miller of Douglassville, PA; brother: Frank Wunderlich of Douglassville, PA; and 2 sisters: Joyce, wife of David Yergey of Douglassville, PA, and Anna M., wife of Eugene Dilliplaine of Wyoming. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Garson was predeceased by a brother: David Wunderlich.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 1188 Ben Franklin Hwy. E., Douglassville, PA 19518 at 11:00 AM. A Masonic Service will take place 15 minutes prior to service time at the church. Inurnment will be held in Mt. Carmel Church Cemetery immediately following Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140 or St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church at above address.