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Glen R. Dilcher

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former Emmaus police officer

Glen R. Dilcher, 74, of Emmaus, died July 3, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Carol A. (Wallitsch) Dilcher. They were married for 52 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Homer and Dorothy (Hager) Dilcher.

He was a graduate of the Allentown Police Academy. He served as a police officer for the Borough of Emmaus from 1970 until retiring in 1998. After retirement, he was a CSO at the Reading and Allentown federal courthouses for 14 years.

He was a member, past president and chaplain of Le-Hampton Lodge #35 FOP and was a former member and past president of the Emmaus Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Tracey L. and her husband, Daniel Hersh, of Boyertown and Michele D. and her husband, Greg Ebert, of Alburtis; grandchildren, Justin, Nicholas and Alex Hersh and Trey and Aubrey Ebert. He was predeceased by a brother, Wayne D.

Contributions may be made in his name to a charity of choice.

Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.