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Richard John Erb, Sr.

July 1, 1937 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 81)

Richard John Erb, Sr., 81, of Trumbauersville died February 24, 2019 in his home. He was the husband of Shirley J. (Martin) Erb. They were married 59 years last August. Born in Sellersville, PA he was the son of the late John & Ida (Martin) Erb. He retired form Hatfield Packing in 1998 after 32 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and watching the Phillies. Richard was a member of Paletown Rod & Gun Club and the Keelersville Club. He was a big Elvis fan. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Richard attended Christ Lutheran Church in Trumbauersville. In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter Sharon Erb of Trumbauersville, a son Michael J. Erb and his wife Darlene of Trumbauersville. Six grandchildren Cherry, Laurie, Richard, Brittany, Amanda, & Alura. Three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Richard, Jr. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. ( Quakertown. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to American Cancer Society Lehigh Valley Office 617A Main St. Hellertown, PA 18055 or to the American Heart Association 5455 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43214.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society Lehigh Valley Unit
3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem PA 18017

American Heart Association
5455 N. High St., Columbus OH 43214

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