Born on May 21, 1937 in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Antulio and Carmen Echevarria. His wife, Lorraine Clickner Echevarria, passed away in 2015.
He was employed as an engineer for many years with Mack Truck, Ingersoll-Rand and Air Products. He graduated from Belvidere High School and Rutgers University. Tony was a former member of St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church in Phillipsburg, where he was active in the Holy Name Society and coached little league baseball for Holy Name. His favorite pastimes were fishing and horseracing.
Survivors include his three children, Tony, Lorraine Hendricks, Mike and their spouses. Also, brothers Mike and Richard Echevarria, sisters Marianne Harp, Carmen Tait and Diane Scaife survive, in addition to eleven grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday August 18, 2018 at 12 noon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3219 Santee Rd., Bethlehem, Pa. Viewing hours will be held in the church on Thursday from 10:30 am till 11:50 am. Interment will be in Holy Saviour Cemetery in Bethlehem. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Heart Assoc. (Heart.org)