A Funeral Mass was held at St. Vincent Pallotti Church, Haddon Twp., for William J. Eckert, 83, of Audubon, who died on November 12, 2008.
Beloved husband of the late Jean F. (nee Munda) Eckert; loving father of W. Wayne (Tricia) Eckert of Sewell and Theresa M. Eckert (Dawn Warren) of Burlington. Grandfather of Connor Eckert-Warren and Kaylie Eckert. Brother of Catherine (Frank) Harder of Runnemede. Also survived by Bill’s devoted companion, Eunice Finogle and her grandchildren Robin, Rachael, Bob and Ryan.
Mr. Eckert, an LST operator in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. Bill lived in Audubon since 1955 & worked for Mohrfield Heating & Air Conditioning for over 25 years retiring in the late 1970’s. Bill then worked security at the Garden State Race Track in the 1980’s and part-time at Central Metals Inc. in Camden from 1997-2008. Mr. Eckert was a past Grand Knight and District President for Knights of Columbus Fr. McGill Council and was the present treasurer. Bill was also a member of American Legion Post 0262, Audubon and the LST Association.
Interment New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.