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SGT Bernard Anthony Euker Jr.

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SGT Bernard Anthony Euker Jr. Veteran

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
16 Dec 1998 (aged 68)
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA GPS-Latitude: 40.32708, Longitude: -76.7451333
Plot
Section 5
Memorial ID
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Bernard A. Euker, Jr., 68, of Harrisburg, a noted craftsman who exhibited in numerous local and national shows, died Wednesday, December 16, 1998 in Polyclinic Hospital.

He was a graduate of the former Harrisburg Catholic High School.

Bernard was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.

He retired as a Supervisor from Kessler's, Incorporated and was a former employee of Swift, Incorporated.

Bernard was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

He was a former Head Coach of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church's Midget Football Team and a former Midget Football Coach in Penbrook.

Bernard was known as 'The Scroll Man' for his unique wood scroll work - many examples of which appeared in craft magazines.

His Pastor, the Rev. Daniel Mitzel stated the following: "He was a big help to the Parish and Bishop McDevitt High School. He helped set up the stands for our Parish Festival every year. He was a doer. The day before he died, he was here bringing large artificial Christmas trees for families in need."

Andy Merlina, a long-time friend had this to say: "Bernard was a very family-oriented man. He was always looking after his family. Anything he did, he did with absolute sincerity."

Surviving are his wife: Marcia Porter Euker; his daughters: Kathleen S. Howell of Newport, Jeanne M. Euker of Sanford, Florida, Barbara A. Euker of Harrisburg, Mary Kay L. Mims of West Columbia, South Carolina, and Suzanne J. Kann of Shippensburg; his sons: Patrick V. and Richard L., both of Harrisburg, Gregory B. of Merced, California, and Brian K. of Atwater, California; his fifteen grandchildren; his great-grandson; his sisters: Margaret A. Kelly of New Cumberland and H. Marie Kennedy of Harrisburg; and, his brothers: Charles W. of Middletown, Joseph L. of Enola, the Rev. John T. of Perryopolis, and Thomas R. of Dumfries, Virginia

Viewing will be from 09:30 to 10:30 AM on Monday, December 21, 1998 in Dailey Funeral Home, Harrisburg. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 11:00 AM in his church.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township.

Dailey Funeral Home, Harrisburg

Patriot-News, The (Harrisburg, PA) - Friday, December 18, 1998

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Thanks to Contributor Heather Zimmerman for additional information.
Bernard A. Euker, Jr., 68, of Harrisburg, a noted craftsman who exhibited in numerous local and national shows, died Wednesday, December 16, 1998 in Polyclinic Hospital.

He was a graduate of the former Harrisburg Catholic High School.

Bernard was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.

He retired as a Supervisor from Kessler's, Incorporated and was a former employee of Swift, Incorporated.

Bernard was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

He was a former Head Coach of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church's Midget Football Team and a former Midget Football Coach in Penbrook.

Bernard was known as 'The Scroll Man' for his unique wood scroll work - many examples of which appeared in craft magazines.

His Pastor, the Rev. Daniel Mitzel stated the following: "He was a big help to the Parish and Bishop McDevitt High School. He helped set up the stands for our Parish Festival every year. He was a doer. The day before he died, he was here bringing large artificial Christmas trees for families in need."

Andy Merlina, a long-time friend had this to say: "Bernard was a very family-oriented man. He was always looking after his family. Anything he did, he did with absolute sincerity."

Surviving are his wife: Marcia Porter Euker; his daughters: Kathleen S. Howell of Newport, Jeanne M. Euker of Sanford, Florida, Barbara A. Euker of Harrisburg, Mary Kay L. Mims of West Columbia, South Carolina, and Suzanne J. Kann of Shippensburg; his sons: Patrick V. and Richard L., both of Harrisburg, Gregory B. of Merced, California, and Brian K. of Atwater, California; his fifteen grandchildren; his great-grandson; his sisters: Margaret A. Kelly of New Cumberland and H. Marie Kennedy of Harrisburg; and, his brothers: Charles W. of Middletown, Joseph L. of Enola, the Rev. John T. of Perryopolis, and Thomas R. of Dumfries, Virginia

Viewing will be from 09:30 to 10:30 AM on Monday, December 21, 1998 in Dailey Funeral Home, Harrisburg. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 11:00 AM in his church.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township.

Dailey Funeral Home, Harrisburg

Patriot-News, The (Harrisburg, PA) - Friday, December 18, 1998

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Thanks to Contributor Heather Zimmerman for additional information.


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