Gary E. Eckardt, 69, of Hazle Township, passed away Monday morning, February 8, 2021 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, PA following a one-month illness.
Born in Paramus, NJ, March 5, 1951, he was the son of Helen (Colling) Eckardt and the late Ernest Eckardt and spent the past 31 years in Hazle Township, after moving from West Hazleton.
Gary was a Receiving Manager for Boscov's Department Store, Laurel Mall.
Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife of the past 25 years, the former Karla Yaple; a son Ryan Eckardt, Sheppton; two step-daughters Amanda Felegie, Pittston; and Katie Felegie, Conyngham; a sister Nancy Knights, Paramus, NJ; and a granddaughter Kenzie Ritz.
All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com
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