Joseph S. Illick
Irvin Thomas Illick
Easton Express, Friday, October 2, 1959, Page 1
Ira F. Illick, Williams Township, Is dead at 84
Former School Official was Letter carrier for 30 Years.
Ira F. Illick, 84, a former member of the Williams Township
School Board for 20 years and retired rural mail carrier, died
at 6:25 P.M. yesterday in Easton Hospital. He was hospitalized
Sept 24. His home was at Easton R.D. 4
Mr. Illick retired from the School Board in December 1955.
He served as treasurer of the board for 10 years.
A graduate of Easton Academy, Mr. Illick taught school in
Williams Township from 1892 to 1904. He then became a mail
carrier in Williams Township, working out of the Easton Post
Office. He retired in 1934.
While a student at the academy he played shortstop on the baseball
Mr. Illick was director of the Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance
Co. of Nazareth from 1944 to 1958.
He was the husband of the former Stella B Steckel. A native
of Williams Township, he lived all his life in the house where
he was born on April 15, 1875. He was a son of the late John
and Anna Unangst Illick.
Mr. Illick was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church; Williams
Township; Dallas Lodge 396, F&AM; Easton Chapter 173, Royal
Arch Masons, Hugh DePayens Commandery 19, Knights Templar,
Tall Cedars of Lebanon 25, all of Easton and the Rural Mail
Surviving in addition to his widow, are a son, Montford E.
Illick, Hellertown, superintendent of Hellertown schools; a
brother, Joseph S., Syracuse, NY; four grand-children and seven
great-grandchildren. A brother, Thomas and a sister Catharine,
died before him.
The funeral will be held at 2 P.M. Monday at the Strunk Funeral