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Montford E. Illick

(02 Jul 1901 - 02 Jan 1993)

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Montford E. Illick

Helen Viola King Estella Bertha Steckel

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Montford E. Illick Sr., 91, of 1380 Second Ave., Hellertown, died Saturday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Helen V. (King) Illick. They were married 66 years last June.

Illick was superintendent of the former Hellertown-Lower Saucon School District for 10 years, retiring in 1963. He was supervising principal of the Hellertown schools, 1928-53; principal of Hellertown High School, 1927-28, and teacher at Lambertville (N.J.) High School, 1923-27.

A 1923 graduate of Lafayette College, he earned a master's degree from Lehigh University in 1935.

During his career and after retirement, he was honored for his work by Hellertown High School's Alumni Association; the Hellertown- Lower Saucon Education Association; the Hellertown Jaycees, Kiwanis and Lions' clubs, and the Lower Saucon Lions Club.

Born in Williams Township, he was a son of the late Ira F. and Stella B. (Steckel) Illick.

He was a past superintendent of the Sunday school and served on the council of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

In 1972, Illick was named revenue division chairman for the community celebration of Hellertown Centennial Inc., and in 1969, he served on a Hellertown Borough Council committee to establish an ordinance to strengthen the health codes regarding buildings.

In 1959, he was cited by Northampton County Voiture, 40 et 8, for his civic activities.

He was president of the Hellertown Lions Club 1932-33.

Survivors: Wife; son, daughters, 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday in the church. Call 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in church. Arrangements, Heintzelman Funeral Home, Hellertown.


Last Updated on: August 1, 2007

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.