Harold R. "Gundy" Specht

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, Jan. 2 11:00 AM
Died: Dec. 24, 2019
Harold R. "Gundy" Specht, 86, of Gilbertsville, husband of Virginia M. (Deysher) Specht, passed away on Tuesday at Pottstown Hospital Tower Health.

Born in Pennsburg, PA, he was a son of the late John Specht and the late Ella (Zeiler) Specht.

Gundy worked as an PBX Technician for Bell Telephone then AT&T for thirty three years, retiring in 1984. After retirement he worked as a handyman.

He served in the Army.

Gundy was a member of New Hanover Lutheran Church, Gilbertsville.

He was a member of Boyertown Masonic Lodge #741, and Pennsburg American Legion.

Surviving besides his wife is a daughter, Donna S. wife of Matthew "Matt" Landis, Gilbertsville; and one grandson, Tyler Landis. He was predeceased by a brother, Roy Specht, and a sister Virginia Mensch.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Thursday January 2, 2020 at New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Rd., Gilbertsville. Officiating will be Reverend Scott Staub. Burial will be in New Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:30 to 11:00 A.M. at the church.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Rd., Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the New Hanover Lutheran Church

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury, The Reading Eagle


Following the service there will be a funeral procession to the cemetery.