Edward J. Vollrath
December 31, 2013
Edward J. Vollrath, Jr., 82, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
Born on January 21, 1931, in Philadelphia to the late Edward J. and Charlotte K. (Freas) Vollrath. Ed was raised in Ardmore, PA. He attended Drexel Institute of Technology where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. Later on, he became a professional electrical engineer.
Throughout his life, he worked for A.V. Smith, Sun Ship, Roy F. Weston, and CH2M-Hill companies. He was a born again Christian whose faith meant a lot to him. He was a man of honor and integrity who enjoyed the sea, sailing, swimming, and having fun with everyone. He had a great sense of humor and could find the absurdity in anything. He loved all of his family. He is survived by his wife, Grace, a brother, Robert and his family, a son, Kurt and his family, a daughter, grandchildren, a great grandson, sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law, cousins, numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 3:00 in the Milford United Methodist Church located at 206 East Ann Street in Milford, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 297, Philadelphia, PA 19105-0297.
Milford United Methodist Church
206 E Ann St.
Milford, PA 18337
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