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“I've known Phil for years, by him coming into the store. He always had a smile, and a great disposition. He was a kind, caring man. He will be...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Pelc - Dingmans Ferry, PA

“Bill, Richard and I are so sorry to hear of your loss, and wanted you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Shelley Cousins - NJ

“Bill, So sorry to hear about your Dad. My prayers go out to you and your family. God Bless! Nora ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Nora L. Seay - Co-Worker

“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT PHIL, HE WAS A GREAT AN SPECIAL PERSON HE WAS THE ONE WHO BUILD MY APARTMENT IN THE KIRKPATRICKS HOUSE HE DID A GREAT JOB AN...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Amy Mark - Dingmans Ferry, PA

“Your family is in my thoughts and prayers right now. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sylvia Brewer - Newark, NJ

“Sending deepest condolences...our dads are a special part of us and the best of them lives on with us. May you find peace in the memories as the days...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: John Abbott - Franklin Park, NJ

“Uncle Phil and I shared a birthday, 21 years apart. For my 18th birthday he took me to dinner and a movie. After the movie we went to his car to find...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Betsy Brown - Cumming, GA

“When Phil and I were about 17 I remember going to is house to see him. I found him in the garage with a block and tackle over a rafter attached to...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Henshaw - St. Petersburg, FL

“Praying for all of you. With love and friendship. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lois Knaster - Baltimore, MD


Philip W. Karcher, Jr, 77, of Dingmans Ferry, PA. died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Pocono Medical Center in Stroudsburg, PA. Born in Glen Ridge and raised in Montclair, Mr. Karcher, Jr. moved to Dingmans Ferry in 1989. Mr. Karcher, Jr. was a veteran of the US Air Force. Mr. Karcher, Jr. was a master woodworker, avid photographer, outdoorsman, environmentalist, and occasionally was a civil war reenactor. The son of the late Philip W. and Betty (Acker) Karcher, Sr. Mr. Karcher was also predeceased by his wife Robin Oswald Karcher, on January 18, 2013; he is survived by four sons, Billy Karcher and his wife, Deirdre, of Montclair, James Karcher and his girlfriend, Tracey, of Nyack, Danny Karcher and his wife, Erica, of Pattenburg, Tim Oswald and his girlfriend Dani, of Morristown; he is also survived by his brother, David L. Karcher of Arapahoe, North Carolina; and four grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, NJ. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Delaware Township Volunteer Ambulance Corp., PO Box 186, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 or the Pocono Medical Center Foundation, at: www.poconohealthsystem.org/foundation

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