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Claude A. Eichert, Sr., 76 – Could Fix Almost Anything

Claude A. “Butch” Eichert, Sr., 76, of Hegins, passed away Thursday evening, June 8, 2023, at his home following a brief illness.

Born in Pine Grove, March 5, 1947, a son of the late Claude J. and Alda Felty Eichert.

Butch was a retired coal miner.

He will be remembered for his ability to fix almost anything. He was a jack of all trades.

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In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Irene Neidlinger Eichert, 2009; two sons, James Eichert, 2018 and Keith Eichert, 2019; a granddaughter, Chelsea Eichert, 2003; a sister, Carol Nye, 2020.

Surviving are his children, Claude Eichert, Jr., Harrisburg, Crystal Drum, Lykens, Tammy Bender, Lebanon, and Earl Eichert, Tower City; five sisters, Claudia Levine, South Carolina, Catherine Manback, Schuylkill Haven, Cindy Eichert, Hegins, Christine Matthias, Schuylkill Haven, and Carla Witmer, Paradise; four brothers, Charles Eichert, Fleetwood, Craig Eichert, Orwigsburg, Clyde Eichert, Reading, and Carl Eichert, Pottsville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Following his wishes, Butch will be laid to rest privately in the St. Peters Cemetery, Orwin.

The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.

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