John H. Wallick, 94

John H. Wallick, 94, formally of Drexel Hill and Havertown, Delaware County, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Brethren Village.

A native of Lancaster, he was the husband of the late Gladys B. (Prentice) Wallick, to whom he was married 62 years before her passing in 2003.  He was the son of the late John S. and Florence (Huber) Wallick.

John attended Lancaster Boys High School and graduated in 1937.  He worked and lived in the Philadelphia area for 59 years and returned to Lancaster in 1999.  He retired in 1984 after 28 years as a manufacturing engineer with Drexel Industries of Horsham, PA.

John was a volunteer at Delaware County Memorial Hospital for fourteen years and was an avid reader and fisherman.  He was a follower of the Phillies and the Eagles.

He was of the Presbyterian faith.

John is survived by a son, John P. Wallick of Monson, MA; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two brothers:  Robert C. Wallick of Lancaster and Earl S. Wallick of Carlisle.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Ann O’Neil, formerly of West Chester.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz PA with Rev. Dana Statler officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA  17603. To place a condolence online, please visit Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100

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dear wallick family – your father was a dear friend of our family, and we share with you in the passing of his life.  johnny and gladys were friends of my parents from their young years – and he was in the wedding of our parents.  we appreciate that they all had the opportunity to spend time together in their later years, at brethren village – even beyond the passing of your mother[2003], and our father [1995].  we will always remember johnny’s humor, enthusiasm and joyful demeanor.  may you be sustained by your family and friends in the passing days – and rest easy in the precious memories of a good life well-lived.  – with best regards……..  scott spangler [on behalf of ellie spangler and karen harnish].  

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