Edward R. DePamphilis, 94, of Quakertown passed away on January 18, 2023. He was born in Philadelphia on September 28, 1928 to the late Edward and Annabelle (Penater) DePamphilis. He was the loving husband of Catherine (Sauermelch) DePamphilis for 68 years until her passing in 2020.
After enlisting in the Army in 1948, Ed proudly served as a Sergeant and a Combat Engineer. He spent two years in Guam before being called back to serve in the Korean War. After the war, he returned to the Philadelphia area to marry his beloved Catherine in 1952 and was Honorably discharged in 1953. He worked as a machinist at SKF Industries in Philadelphia and Compressor Products in Newtown as a shop foreman, while raising five children in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. In their later years, Ed and Catherine retired to Delaware before moving back to the Quakertown area to be closer to family. Ed was an avid Eagles fan, and a devout Catholic.
Edward is survived by his children Karen Burg, Janet Hober, JoAnne (David) Johnson, Edward Jr. (Christina) DePamphilis, and Richard (Lisa) DePamphilis; grandchildren Michael, Kirsten, Colleen, Janine, Nicole, Billy, LeighAnn, Larissa, and Jack; great grandchildren Tyler, Ashley, Kyle, Jaelyn, Jason, Ayden, Izaak, Eric, and Lexi; and many other loving family and friends. He is predeceased by his parents; wife; and brother Robert DePamphilis.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 1 from 9:45-10:15 am, and a Mass at 10:15 am, both at St. Isidore's Roman Catholic Church, 2545 W. Pumping Station Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951. Interment will be privately held.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the church at the address above.