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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

03/27/2017

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Watchword for the WeekSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long. Psalm 23:6

Sunday, March 26 — 1 Samuel 16:1–13; Psalm 23

Ephesians 5:8–14; John 9:1–41

There is hope for your future, says the Lord. Jeremiah 31:17

The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar began to ask, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?” John 9:8

As we listen to the story of sight restored and a life reborn, we ask for the light of Christ to heal our own blindness. May we leave worship today knowing that we have been in the presence of Jesus. Amen.

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