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Obituary for Barbara A Eckert (Swedo)

Barbara A Eckert, 78, wife of the late Franklin O. Eckert, passed away at St. Francis Home located in Shillington on Monday, June 20th, 2022.

Born in Pottsville, PA she was the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth Swedo (Demko).
Barbara was an active member of St. Columbkill R.C. Church, Boyertown.

After attending high school Barbara became a secretary at Jones Motor Freight. After pausing to raise her family, she then became a supervisor at Great American Knitting Mills, Bally for 20 years. In 1999 Barbara began working at Dennis Stephen Associates in Gilbertsville for 19 years until retirement.

Barbara is survived by three daughters; Lauren A. Feairheller (wife of Neil W. Feairheller), Kristine R. Bender (wife of David A. Bender), and Cheryl L. Kahn (wife of Mitchell T. Kahn). Along with her daughters, Barbara is also survived by a brother Michael Swedo (husband of Suzan Swedo), one niece, one nephew, nine Grandchildren, and three Great Grandchildren.

Along with her parents and beloved husband, Barbara is predeceased by a nephew.

A public viewing will be held prior to Mass from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24th, 2022 in St. Columbkill R.C. Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown, PA, 19512. Mass starts promptly at 11:00 a.m., followed by burial in St. John's Byzantine Cemetery, Pottstown, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to, St. Columbkill’s R.C. Church, or St. Francis Home located at 144 Hillside Dr., Shillington, PA 19607 or The American Parkinson’s Diseases Association 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY, 10305.

Warker~Troutman Funeral Home Inc., is honored to serve the Eckert family.