Ralph I. Kreider, 87, husband of the late Marie A. (Doyle) Kreider, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 12 at Willow Ridge Nursing Center in Hatboro.
Ralph was a WWII United States Marine Corps Veteran obtaining the rank of Sergeant. He was Commandant for the Boyertown Detachment of the Marine Corps League and an Officer at the Boyertown American Legion. In addition, he was a chairman for the local Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign, a lifetime member of the Pottstown Elks #814 and longtime President of the Coaches Athletic Club (A.C.) in Pottstown. Ralph enjoyed traveling and loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his sons William Kreider, husband of Cheryl, and Jess D. Kreider; and grandchildren Ryan Doyle, Brandon William, and Allison Marie Kreider.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 17 at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 – phone 610-323-4440. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9:30AM to 10:45AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ralph’s name to the Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Hospice Program at: CKHS Foundation Office, One Medical Center Boulevard, Upland, PA 19013.