John Douglass Lightbody passed away on June 2, 2019 at the age of 91 at Spruce Manor Nursing Home where he was a resident for the past seven months. Born in Philadelphia, PA., John is survived by his wife Marjorie (nee Wieland), and daughter Sandra (nee Lightbody) wife of Albert Maicher. He was a member of Union Lodge 479 F. & A. M.; a former member of Widener-Apollo-Kensington Lodge# 211, Northeast Shrine Club, Lu Lu Shriners, Plymouth Meeting PA, and was a 32’ Mason of the Scottish Rite, A.A.S.R. N.M.J. Valley of Allentown. John graduated from Penn State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Drawing. He retired from Olivetti Typewriter in 1990. John also worked as a funeral assistant for the Richardson Funeral Home for many years. John was predeceased in death by his sister Marjory Moffit; brother Robert Lightbody; and his grandson John Maicher.
Arrangements are being handled by Richardson’s Funeral Home, Philadelphia, PA.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
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