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Obituary: Mrs. Charles Eichman

Sister Geraldine (Paules) Eichman died at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 20, 2016 at age 90. She was born March 12, 1926 at Vera Cruz, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Curtis and Miriam (Miller) Paules.

Sister Eichman graduated from Emmaus High School, Emmaus, Pa., in 1944. She was united in marriage to Brother Charles W. Eichman on June 5, 1948 at Old Chapel, Bethlehem, Pa. She served alongside her husband in pastorates in New Jersey (Palmyra), Pennsylvania (Canadensis, Nazareth, Coopersburg) Alaska (Bethel), Indiana (Hope) and New York (Castleton Hill).

Sons, David and Kurt; daughters, Beth and Ingrid, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren survive Sister Eichman. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles, April 15, 2008.

Memorial services were held September 24, 2016 at College Hill Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with burial at Nazareth Moravian Cemetery, Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Memorial gifts were welcomed for College Hill Moravian Church.

 

From the September/October 2016 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

07/17/2018

Tuesday, July 17 — Psalm 86:1–10
Deuteronomy 27:14–28:24; Luke 9:37–50

The Lord said, “You will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” Exodus 19:6 (NIV)

Jesus said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” John 20:21

Gracious God, you have called us to be your people—sending us out into the world to do your work—to live as priests and priestesses for you. May it be so! Amen.

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