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Joseph H.  Egelkamp

Obituary for Joseph H. Egelkamp

May 10, 2017
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania


Joseph H. of Horsham PA, formerly of Cheltenham, PA. died Wednesday, May 10, 2017.He was 92 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Henry and Adele (nee Pond) Egelkamp. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (nee Unger) Egelkamp. Loving father of Randall Egelkamp and his wife Wendy, Joann Muller and her husband Ronald and Scott Egelkamp and his wife Colleen. Dear brother of Joan Rowland and the late Richard Harry Egelkamp. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Joe was employed by the Cheltenham Township Police Department from 1950 until his retirement in 1984, retiring as a Police Sergeant. During that time he received many commendations. He was a longtime active member of the Cheltenham United Methodist Church. He served as President of the Cheltenham Athletic Association and served on the Board of the East Cheltenham Free Library. He was a member of the Montgomery County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14.

Family and friends are invited to Joe's Life Celebration Monday, May 15, 2017 beginning 10:00 A.M. from Davisville Church, 325 Street Road, Southampton, PA 18966, followed by his Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. Interment in Lawnview Cemetery, 500 Huntington Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Joe's memory to the East Cheltenham Free Library, 400 Myrtle Ave. Cheltenham, PA 19012 would be appreciated by the family.

Family service by Dean/Geitner/Givnish of Fox Chase, 7900 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, (215) 745-1006

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  • East Cheltenham Free Library
    400 Myrtle Ave
    Cheltenham, PA 19012

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Dean/Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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