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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.

Moravian Daily Texts

04/27/2017

Thursday, April 27 — Psalm 55:9–15

Job 32,33; 1 Corinthians 7:17–24

Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? Isaiah 43:18–19

Jesus said, “The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it grew and became a tree.” Luke 13:19

Through the gift of the amazing variety of seeds on earth, you feed our hunger, give us shelter and clothing, help us to wisely use our soil and give us beauty and pleasure. Through these gifts, you give us the ability to live, to grow, and to serve and be served by others. Give all people in this world, we pray, the seeds of hope and nourishment, and help us to do our part in serving others. In Christ’s name we pray, Amen.

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