In memory of
Henry E. Eby III
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In memory of
Henry E. Eby III
1925-2015 Henry ‘Hank’ E. Eby, III, age 89, died on March 14, 2015. He was born on August 20, 1925 in Philadelphia and was raised in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, by his parents Henry E. Eby, Jr. and Florence Mackay Eby. Like many of his generation, he dropped out of High School in 1942 to serve his country in World War II. On his 17th birthday he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater from 1942 to 1945 when he was honorably discharged at the war’s end.After coming home he partnered with his father in the Globe Rubber Cement Company and in 1948 married Agnes M. Ballouz of New Martinsville, West Virgina, his adored wife of 48 years. In 1956 he joined the Upper Darby Police Department where he was employed for 25 years and retired as Captain and second in command. During his years with the police department he attended night school and graduated with degrees from Delaware County Community College, where he also instructed Criminology Courses, at Neumann College. He and Agnes bought a getaway home in Cape May, New Jersey in 1972 and moved to West Cape May permanently when Henry retired in 1979. Henry was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Henry was a lover of history, a voracious reader, an artist, and a good cop. He will be remembered for his quick wit and cutting sense of humor. Henry was preceded in death by his loving wife Agnes in 1996 and his sister Maria Nelson. He is survived by his daughter Emilie Randolph of West Cape May and son Henry E. Eby, IV (wife Julie) of Austin, Texas. Grandsons Eric Halbruner of Cape May, Ryan Halbruner, U,S, Army, granddaughter Keali Pratz and great granddaughter Harper Halbruner. No Services will be conducted and memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels.
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In memory of
Henry E. Eby III
1925-2015 Henry ‘Hank’ E. Eby, III, age 89, died on March 14, 2015. He was born on August 20, 1925 in Philadelphia and was raised in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, by his parents Henry E. Eby, Jr. and Florence Mackay Eby. Like many of his generation, he dropped out of High School in 1942 to serve his country in World War II. On his 17th birthday he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater from 1942 to 1945 when he was honorably discharged at the war’s end.After coming home he partnered with his father in the Globe Rubber Cement Company and in 1948 married Agnes M. Ballouz of New Martinsville, West Virgina, his adored wife of 48 years. In 1956 he joined the Upper Darby Police Department where he was employed for 25 years and retired as Captain and second in command. During his years with the police department he attended night school and graduated with degrees from Delaware County Community College, where he also instructed Criminology Courses, at Neumann College. He and Agnes bought a getaway home in Cape May, New Jersey in 1972 and moved to West Cape May permanently when Henry retired in 1979. Henry was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Henry was a lover of history, a voracious reader, an artist, and a good cop. He will be remembered for his quick wit and cutting sense of humor. Henry was preceded in death by his loving wife Agnes in 1996 and his sister Maria Nelson. He is survived by his daughter Emilie Randolph of West Cape May and son Henry E. Eby, IV (wife Julie) of Austin, Texas. Grandsons Eric Halbruner of Cape May, Ryan Halbruner, U,S, Army, granddaughter Keali Pratz and great granddaughter Harper Halbruner. No Services will be conducted and memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels.
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