Clyde R. Harwick, 87, of Zion Hill died November 16, 2019 in Phoebe Richland Heath Care Center, Richlandtown, Pa. He was the loving husband of Audrey E. (Schroy) Harwick. They were married 65 years in October. Born in Quakertown, he was the son of the late Herbert A. & Mabel A. (Roth) Harwick. He was a life-long member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Clyde was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving as a Machinist Mate on a destroyer minesweeper during the Korean War and later as a carpenter in the Seabees in the Naval Reserve. After the Navy, Clyde went on to become a Union Carpenter in Local 406 and worked for Earl W. Ecker, Inc. After his employment with Ecker, he worked as a Carpenter Foreman and Construction Supervisor for Alvin H. Butz, Inc. before retiring. Clyde was a member of the Holiday Rambler Club and a former charter member of the Trailblazers Four Wheel Drive Club. He enjoyed Boating, fishing, hunting, four wheeling and camping while traveling anywhere in North America. Most of all, Clyde enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He and Audrey spent their weekends with their family trail riding in the Poconos or camping and boating in Canada and up and down the coast of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. After Clyde retired, they spent many years traveling the country from coast to coast in their RV, meeting up with old friends and making new ones wherever they stopped. In addition to his wife he is survived by a son Kevin D. (Cynthia) of Coopersburg, a daughter Brenda Keller (Brian) of Middletown, DE, a brother Harold H. (Linda) of Mansfield, PA, a sister-in-law Mildred Harwick of Breiningsville, PA. Five grandchildren Alia Grois (Matt), Douglas Harwick (Elissa), Kyle Keller (Lauren), Stephen Harwick (Alexandria) and Brittany Morrell (Matt). Three great grandchildren Elijah Grois, Lilliana Grois, and Josephinia Harwick. Predeceased by a brother David F. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of his life on Monday, November 25th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church 2966 Old Bethlehem Pike Zion Hill, Pa 18981 followed by a service at 11:00 AM. Interment immediately following the service. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Dementia Society of America P.O. Box 600 Doylestown, PA 18901 or to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church P.O. Box 81 Zion Hill, Pa 18981.
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Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 81, Zion Hill PA 18081
Dementia Society of America
P.O. Box 600, Doylestown PA 18901