Arthur H. Quackenbos, 85, of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Gilbertsville, PA, husband of the late Mary Jane (Vanderslice) Quackenbos, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
Born in Philadelphia, Arthur was the son of the late Robert H. and Margaret (Safian) Quackenbos.
A US Army veteran, after a decade in industrial plant management, “Art”, pursued his true passion for construction, successfully owning and operating Quackenbos Builders until his retirement.
He was a lifelong member of the First Church of the Brethren, serving in many lay leadership roles and teaching Sunday school. An avid and adventurous traveler, Art visited much of North America and enjoyed camping with his family.
Surviving are sons, Arthur R; Ronald S; Douglas L; daughters Susan J. Kyttle and Sally A. Romero; sister Nuralon Salaneck; brothers Allen and Andrew; as well as thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by 2 brothers.
A funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:00AM at First Church of the Brethren, 371 N. York Street, Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 16 from 10:00AM to 10:45AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Arthur’s name to First Church of the Brethren at the above address.