Raymond L. Davidheiser, 83, husband of 63 years to Sarah A. (Mogel) Davidheiser, of Pottstown, passed away on Thursday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Florence May (Johnson) Davidheiser, and the late Hilary E. Davidheiser.
He was a 1947 graduate of Pottstown High School, and a long time employee of the former Robinson Clay Pipe Manufacturing Company who retired as a twenty year foreman of the company. Raymond had also been employed as a salesman for several years at the former Spence Ford, and he was also the former owner of Boyer’s Shoe Store. He was a member of the East Vincent United Church of Christ, and formerly a long time member of Saint James United Church of Christ in Limerick, where he was very active and served on many church committees. He was also the organizer of the RoClay Credit Union, which later became the Tri-County Credit Union. Raymond and his wife Sarah were united in marriage on December 29, 1947, in Elkton, Maryland. He will always be remembered as a very loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his daughter; Linda Price, wife of Bill, of Pottstown, his son; Robert Davidheiser, husband of Karen, of Pottstown, his sister; Mary Jane Coleman, of New York State, his grandchildren; Daniel Price, Austin Davidheiser, Reverend Katherine Davidheiser, Morgan Davidheiser, Martin Davidheiser, Brian Davidheiser, and Michelle Bridge, his great-grandchildren; Emily Davidheiser, Samuel Davidheiser, Wesley Bridge, Isabelle Bridge, Lillian Bridge, Zachary Shine, Skylur Davidheiser, and Kloe Davidheiser. He was also preceded in death by his son; the late William A. Davidheiser.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Wednesday evening at 7:30 PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1020 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Gilbertsville, Pa., 19525. Burial will be held privately by his family at a later date. Visitation will be held on Wednesday Evening from 6:00-7:15 PM at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Davidheiser Education Fund (for the higher education of his grandchildren and great- grandchildren) and be made payable to Linda Price (the administrator of the fund), and sent in care of the Funeral Home at the above address.