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Harry A. Lutz, Jr.

Obituary for Harry A. Lutz, Jr.

July 7, 2019


Harry A. Lutz Jr., of Penndel, PA, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at the age of 94. Born in Philadelphia to the late Harry Sr. and Eileen Lutz, Harry grew up with his mom in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, in St. Anne's Parish. He later married his wife, Marie (nee Gerner) and moved to Kensington. After his wife passed, Harry lived in Penndel for 19 years for the remainder of his life.

Harry proudly served our country as a Sergeant in the US Army and was a Purple Heart Recipient. Harry was also a charter member of the National World War II Museum. After the Army, Harry worked as a carpet layer for over 37 years. He was an avid Philly Sports Fan and loved animals, especially his cat Shady. He was an easy going, happy go lucky guy that truly appreciated the simple things in life. He also enjoyed having the occasional beer with his neighbors, Chris and Brian McAstocker and reminiscing about his war stories.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marie (nee Gerner) Lutz, and his sister, Catherine Waters, Harry is survived by his daughter, Marie (John) Wall, son-in-law, Warren (Gerri) Leichter Sr., his grandchildren David (Coleen) Leichter, Lisa (Paul) Dean, and Warren Leichter Jr., and his great grandchildren, Laura, Michael, Mary, Leah and Melody Yorty, and Liam Leichter. He is also survived by his cousins, Tom "Tim" Morris, Jim (Anne) Morris, and Pat (Jim) Shaughnessy, close friends, Juan, Tina, Chris, Brian,Terrie, Carol, and good friend and care giver, Shari Leichter.

Family and friends are invited to Harry's Life Celebration on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 10:30 AM – 12 PM, followed by his Funeral Service at 12 PM, at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA 19055. Interment will follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, Pa. 18940. To share your fondest memories of Harry, please visit

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