Obituary Notice: Arthur C. “Mike” Eirich

Obituary Notice: Arthur C. “Mike” Eirich (Provided photo)

Arthur C. “Mike” Eirich, 70, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and formerly of Osceola Mills, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at the Gold Coast Hospice in the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Born Sept. 1, 1946 in Philipsburg, he was the son of the late Harry and Eleanor (Mayes) Eirich. Mr. Eirich was of the Christian faith.

Mr. Eirich was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1966 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and a member of the American Legion in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,

He was retired from Mr. X Brake Exchange in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as the manager and corporate vice president.  He was a 1964 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Lois Moyer and one brother, Harry Eirich.

He is survived by one son, Michael B. Eirich and his wife, Georgette of Morrisdale; one sister, Karen Dixon of Osceola Mills; two brothers, John F. Eirich of Tyrone and James L. Eirich Sr. and his wife, Doris of Osceola Mills; and three grandchildren, Taylor, Caitlin and Matthew Eirich.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, with Pastor Jim Hollister officiating.  Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills.

Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Military honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 5020, 613 Lingle St., Osceola Mills, PA 16666 or to the Osceola Mills Community Food Bank, 601 Lingle St., Osceola Mills, PA 16666.

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