Easton Express, Monday, May 20, 1963, Page 1
Richard Case of Phillipsburg Is Dead at 62
Was Assistant Town Engineer 44 Years, Baseball Player
Richard W. Case, 632, of 145 Prospect St. Phillipsburg,
assistant, town engineer in Phillipsburg for the last 44
years, die at 4:30 p.m. yesterday in Easton Hospital where
he was a patient since April 26.
Mr. Case entered the employ of the town, Sept 10, 1918 as
assistant engineer. He also served as town plumbing inspector
from 1928 to 1959.
Mr. Case was born April 3,1901, in Phillispburg, a son of
the late Alfred R. and Margaret Wilhelm Case. He was graduated
from Phillipsburg High School in 1919.
Interested and active in athletics, he played on the former
Phillipsburg North End and Cubs baseball teams, managed the
Stocketown team in the Bi-State League and palyed on the
Martins Creek team in the old East Penn League. He was a
member of the Poco Ski Club, Easton, for the last five years.
He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Easton
and the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Sruveyors
of New Jersey.
Surviving are his widow, the former Bertha S. Leidy; two
brothers Paul W. Case, Phillipsburg, and Alfred Case, Council
Bluffs, Iowa and three sisters, Margaret, Wife of William
Wolfram, Bethlehem; Lillie, wife of Floyd Siefert, Easton,
and Eloise, wife of John Feltman, Phillipsburg.
The funeral will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday in the Hagerty
Colonial Home, Phillipsburg.