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Wanda S. Eckrode

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Holocaust survivor

Wanda S. (Blood) Eckrode, 93, died on July 16, 2019.

Born in Lublin, Poland, she was a daughter of the late William and Emelia (Bulzer) Blood.

She was the wife of the late SSgt. John F. Eckrode Sr. retired U.S. Air Force.

She was predeceased by her daughter Charlotte Grace (Eckrode) Wetzel who died in March, and grandson Lance Corp. Jason Matthew Wetzel, who died in 1999.

She was a Holocaust survivor of Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

She retired from Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, South Whitehall, after more than 20 years of service in the central supply department.

Her survivors include a son John F. Jr.; grandson Jamie and wife, Heather Wetzel; great-grandson Jamie Wetzel Jr. and his fiancée Allicia Poniktera; great-great grandson Jason Wetzel; and great-great granddaughter Cheyenne Grace Wetzel.

A viewing will be held 10 a.m. until a service at 11 a.m. July 26 at Relevant Church, 1080 Flexer Ave., Allentown.

Donations may be made to the church, 1080 Flexer Ave., Allentown, PA 18103, in her memory.

Arrangements were made by Weber Funeral Home, Allentown.