In Memory

Eileen Muschlitz

Eileen M. (Rader) Muschlitz, 86, of Northampton, died peacefully late Monday evening, Feb. 6, 2023, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of Edward H. Muschlitz since Oct. 27, 1956. She was born in Fullerton, Whitehall Township, to the late William F. and Carrie M. (Rhoads) Rader.

Eileen became a Women’s Certificate member in 1965 and remained active in Delhigh (PA) Squadron/5 with her husband, Edward, for 58 years

Eileen was employed as a regional manager by the former PSFS Bank, Phila, Whitehall Branch for many years. Later, she worked as church secretary for the former Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, now Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

A 1954 graduate of the Whitehall High School, she continued her education and later graduated from Northampton County Community College, Bethlehem, in 1979. Eileen was a member of Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she participated in the handbell choir for several years.

An avid bowler, she enjoyed the Rose Bowl and the Union Blvd Lanes Leagues where she was a member of the 600 Club. She was a 2003 PA State Women’s Bowling Assoc Champion. Eileen was awarded Girl of the Year by the Beta Sigma Phi Professional Women’s Sorority, Allentown.

A world traveler, she was able to visit all 50 states and several foreign countries. She especially enjoyed Disney World in Florida. She and her husband enjoyed hosting Rotary Club International Exchange Student Program for many years along with recruiting new host families.

Survivors: husband. daughters, Alice D. wife of Richard J. Gomboz of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Janet L. wife of David E. Book of Baldwin Twp, Allegheny County. 2 grandchildren, Christopher J. Gomboz, Timothy N. Book. 4 great-grandchildren. sister, Sandy Rader of Macungie. nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Kimberly M. Gomboz-Bogacz, and an infant sister, Elizabeth.